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Combat Wounded Memorial - Pensacola, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 30° 24.747 W 087° 12.194
16R E 480480 N 3364507
Quick Description: Memorial to all Combat Wounded veterans.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/28/2013 5:00:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMGZKW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 6

Long Description:
Red marble memorial to all Combat Wounded veterans. The memorial contains a depiction of the Purple Heart Medal and a poem. This seems to be a "standard" for this type memorial.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Combat Wounded Veterans

Marker Text:
Dedicated to all the men and women who are 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 #566 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart

Description of Memorial:
The Combat Wounded Memorial is located in the northeast corner of Admiral Mason Park on Bayfront Parkway. The Park also contains World War I, World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War (a half-scale version of the "Wall") memorials.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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