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Combat Wounded Memorial - Springville, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 33° 46.309 W 086° 28.291
16S E 548934 N 3736981
Quick Description: Combat Wounded Memorial in Big Springs Park, Springville, AL
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 8/30/2010 6:15:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM9KQR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 5

Long Description:
Red marble memorial to Combat Wounded veterans from Springville, AL. Names of the veterans are ingraved on the back of the stone. The memorial is located in Big Springs Park.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Combat Wounded Veterans

Marker Text:
Dedicated to the recipients of the nations oldest military decoration “The Purple Heart” My stone is red for the blood they shed the medal I bear is my country’s way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime.


Who Put it Here?: Chapter 2213 M.O.P.H. and dear friends and neighbors of Springville, AL

Description of Memorial:
Red marble memorial with the emblem of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, a poem, and emblems of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Names of the veterans are ingraved on the back of the stone. The memorial is located n Big Springs Park. Also in the park is a memorial to the memory of all who have served the the United States of America.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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