Vietnam War Memorial, Town Common, West Springfield, MA, USA
Posted by: neoc1
N 42° 06.298 W 072° 37.267
18T E 696695 N 4664169
Quick Description: Vietnam War Memorial on the west town common in West Springfield.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/22/2011 5:14:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMBVA9
A number of memorials have been added to the town common in West Springfield. In 2008, the town authorized the placement of a monument honoring West Springfield residents who died in this war as well as all others who served. It is located just east of the 9/11 eternal flame memorial.
The polished granite marker is inscribed:
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those West Springfield residents who served in Vietnam with special recognition to the following who gave their lives...
Joel H. Chapin
Richard N. Gauthier
Daniel L. Grover
Raymond G. Masse
Alan L. Matte
On a smaller ground level plaque is the inscription:
Henry H. Herrin Jr.
US Navy PHCS E8
Mar. 18, 1933 - May 24, 1973
Placed by:: Town of West Springfield
Date Placed: Not listed
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