War Memorial of Deerfield Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BigPapaMark
N 41° 01.487 W 081° 03.025
17T E 495761 N 4541509
Quick Description: This three sided memorial honors the men who fought in WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. Next to this is another memorial that honors the men who gave their all in WWI, WWII, and Korea. I am combining both because of their close proximity.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 2/1/2009 11:21:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM5Q20
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 12

Long Description:
Located in Deerfield's town center there are three memorials here. One is a Civil War Memorial, and will be posted in that category. The other two are multi war memorials. The three sided memorial is dedicated to all the me who fought in World War One, World War Two, Korea, and Vietnam. Not only does it honor the men who gave all for their country, but it honors all the men who served as well.

The second memorial is dedicated to the fallen heroes of World War One, World War Two, and Korea.

I am not sure why there are two memorials so close to each other, but it is very interesting.

To often in our society the people who fought for freedom become forgotten. This memorial is a lasting "Thank You" from the community to all who fought to keep our great nation free.

Deerfield is a small town almost centered between Youngstown and Akron. The Deerfield circle is exactly that. It is where four roads intersect, and they made a very nice green area in the center. There are three monuments placed on this green area, so whenever you pass by you can honor the men who served.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
The first monument honors all the men who served in: World War One World War Two The Korean War The Vietnam War The second monument was dedicated before The Vietnam War.


In Honor Of: IN HONOR OF THOSE WHO SERVED

Marker Text:
The first monument is three sided. The First Side: In Honor Of Those Who Served In W.W.I. with all the names who served. In Honor Of Those Who Served In Korea with all the names who served. Second Side: In Honor Of Those Who Served In W.W.II with all the names who served. Third Side: In Honor Of Those Who Served In Vietnam with all the names who served. Second Memorial: First Side: THIS MEMORIAL DEDICATED BY DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP TO HONOR OUR VALIANT DEFENDERS OF FREEDOM WHO GAVE THEMSELVES IN SERVICE AND SACRIFICE FOR GOD AND COUNTRY IN MEMORIAM WORLD WAR l DAVID EVANS WLLIAM MANN GEORGE KNIGHT HOMER GIRARD WORLD WAR ll WILLIAM GROWDER DEAN LANDFEAR ARLAND VAN CAMP Side 2: DEDICATED IN HONOR OF 2ND LT. JAMES S. WALKER. JR. AND CORP. PAUL R. KIRKBRIDE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE KOREAN CONFLICT BY THE CITIZENS OF DEERFIELD. OHIO THROUGH THE AMERICAN LEGION POST NO. 713 1955


Date of dedication: the one memorial shows 1955

Who Put it Here?: The citizens of Deerfield Ohio

Description of Memorial:
Their are actually three memorials nestled in this small green area, two of them are multi war memorials, with the one dedicated in 1955 It is interesting enough to see one multi war memorial, but I can't say I have ever seen two memorials like this so close together.


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