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Ronald M. Mayercik Memorial Tree - Cherry Hill, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 55.611 W 075° 03.506
18S E 495006 N 4419639
Quick Description: A lone dedicated tree for one of our local veterans stands amidst nine other memorials within Memorial Grove, a park mostly dedicated to our country's veterans.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 3/24/2013 6:29:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMGNM7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:

This tree overlooks the Cooper River within Memorial Grove, part of the system of parks managed by Camden County Parks & Recreation Department.

The dedication stone reads:

In recognition of Ronald M. Mayercik and all POW/MIA. You are not forgotten. POW/MIA Awareness CMTE. Gloucester/Camden Counties. September 22, 1991

There is a website for Ronald M. Mayercik. From the site:

On the night of 23/24 Nov 1967 an RF-4C (tail number 65-0844) of the 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron was lost while on a weather recon mission over North Vietnam. While one report suggests the aircraft went down over the Plain of Jars in Central Laos, no wreckage was ever found. The two crewmen were classed as Missing in Action and remained in that status until the Secretary of the Air Force approved Presumptive Findings of Death for them on the dates indicated:

COL Brendan P. Foley, New York, NY (10/09/1980)
Capt Ronald M. Mayercik, Edison, NJ (07/28/1977)
Their remains have not been recovered."

Please park your vehicle here: N 39° 55.720 W 075° 03.737

Location of the tree: Memorial Grove, Park Avenue, Cherry Hill, NJ

Type of tree: Not listed

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