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Rosehill Cemetery Veteran Memorial - Marion, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 44.504 W 088° 55.900
16S E 329803 N 4178916
Quick Description: Beautiful laser inscribed veterans memorial in Rosehill Cemetery in Marion, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/7/2009 6:55:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM6HWR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Long Description:

Black stone monument is inscribed both front and back with soaring eagles and other photographic scenes. The memorial honors all veterans and also has a special part honoring two local Medal of Honor recipients. The monument has bronze seals of each branch of service pressed into its surface. The monument is flanked by flag poles. The monument of The memorial is located in the south portion of the cemetery with the road leading directly to it.

Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):

In Honor Of: Dedicated to all veteran of all wars

Marker Text:
Dedicated to all veterans in all wars that brought honor to our country and promise to our dreams. All Gave Some and Some Gave All Martin K. Davis Sergeant, Co. H, 116th Illinois Infantry, Vicksburg, Miss. 22 May 1863 Birthplace Marion, ILL. Richard G. Wilson PVT. 1st Class, Co. I, Medical Company, 187 Airborne Infantry Regiment Opari, Korea 21 October 1950 Birthplace Marion, ILL.

Date of dedication: Memorial Day 2008

Who Put it Here?: Unknown

Description of Memorial:
Black stone monument located in Rosehill Cemetery. Monument is flanked with two flagpoles each with two flags, US flag, State of Illinois flag, POW flag, and Support Our Troops flag.

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