POW * MIA ~ Caldwell, KS
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N 37° 01.893 W 097° 36.417
14S E 623900 N 4099279
Quick Description: To honor those from this town of 1,200 who have been prisoners. 1 from Vietnam, 6 from WW II.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 7/12/2010 11:43:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM986M
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Long Description:

Memorial Erected by: The Border Queen Cruisers
Date Memorial Erected: DEDICATED ON THE 15th DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2000
County of Memorial: Sumner County
Location of Memorial: 25 S. Main St., @ Visitors Center, Caldwell
Memorial Text:
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of the men from this community that served their country under the most trying of times as prisoners of war

You are not forgotten

Capt. William R. Schwertfeger
Captured 16 Feb 1972
Released 28 Mar 1973

Sgt. Edwin A. Bruey
Captured 1 Oct 1944
Released 10 May 1945

Sgt. Dean L. Leyerly
Captured 6 Dec 1944
Released 1945

Pvt. William H. Ethridge
Captured 9 Apr 1942
Died in Captivity 7 Sep 1944     
Cpl. Charles W. Hanson
Captured 9 Apr 1942
Died in Captivity

2nd Lt. Lee Bruce Strouf
Captured 23 June 1944
Released 1945

Pvt. Alvin Strong
Captured 8 Sep 1944
Released 1945
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