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Town Of Thompson War Memorial - Thompson, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 59.044 W 071° 53.785
19T E 260054 N 4652066
Quick Description: The Thompson, CT War Memorial is located in a small park on Riverside Drive, Route 12.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2012 12:35:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMFT9T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
Views: 2

Long Description:

A rectangular bronze plaque is displayed upright on a rectangular piece of granite. Each corner has a symbol of a branch of the armed forces ARMY - NAVY - MARINES - AIR FORCE. The plaque contains the names of 23 citizens of Thompson who died while in service to the nation: 22 during World War II and 1 during the Korean War.

WAR MEMORIAL
TOWN OF THOMPSON 1968

MEN & WOMEN WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES
WORLD WAR II - KOREAN - VIETNAM
THE FOLLOWING MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

WORLD WAR II

{first column}

* PAUL AUGER
* JAMES E. WALDRUN
* THENASI DELIA
* THOMAS RYAN
* ROLAND BLAIN
* CHARLES LADA
* JAMES MANGAN
* JAMES MOLINARD
* MICHAEL BIBER
* HOLMAN BELL
* THEODORE ANGELO

{second column}

* JOHN ZABKA
* ROGER ROY
* OAKLEY RAGLAND
* ARMAND LAFLEUR
* ROCCO DEFILLIPPO
* ANTHONY WITKOWSKI
* HENRY WAGNER
* FRANK BEDNARZ
* CHESTER ZMITRUKIEWICZ
* JOHN PIETLUCK
* VANGEL CONSTANTINE

KOREAN WAR

* RAOUL O. BLANCHETTE

Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War II - Korean - Vietnam


In Honor Of: Citizens of Thompson, CT who died in service.

Marker Text:
see above description


Date of dedication: 1968

Who Put it Here?: Town of Thompsom, CT

Description of Memorial:
This is the second of 6 memorials aligned along Route 12 in a small park.


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