World War II Veterans Memorial, Dillon, Montana
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N 45° 13.439 W 112° 37.847
12T E 371971 N 5009126
Quick Description: This World War II Memorial is part of the Southwest Montana Veterans Memorial park in Dillon, Montana.
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 10/23/2010 9:55:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM9ZW9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
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Long Description:
This Memorial Park includes a main display area that features the seal and flag from each of the branches of the United States Armed Forces, arranged with rock walls which can also be used for seating. The area has flood lights that highlight each flag. In addition, there is a manmade water feature with the sign "Southwest Montana Veterans Memorial", a Blue Star Memorial Highway sign, a relief statue, a short paved walking path and this World War II memorial plaque that is displayed on a monument made of rock and concrete.

The Plaque reads:

"This plaque and chimes installed to
the Glory of God
in Memory of
Beaverhead County boys who gave their lives in World War II.

This plaque sponsored by VFW Post 110/4169.
Chimes sponsored by Baptist Church

Raymond Arrigoni
James Barlow
William Bender
Phil Burke
Thomas Butler
Frank Buyan
Larue Cantrell
Clyde Dagterline
Bob Farmer
Norman Featheroff
Paul Fidler
Roscoe Gordon
Roy Hanson
Thomas Harris
Harlan Harrison
Elmer Heggeland
Joseph Hermann
James Judge
Neil Keith
Joseph Kluegner
Reid Kochel
John McGahan
Alden Mast
Harry Meagher
Lamare Moore
Don Nelso
Howard Nelson
Byron Orr
Darrell Peterson
Desmund Power
John Price
Hugh Radwell
Fred Rife
Leo Roland
Robert Rott
Harold Soriven
Walter Shaffner
Wesley Slovlin
Verdell Smithier
Robert Spriull
Rudolf Swetith
Ralph Tope
Roy Torkelson
Kennth Van Antwerr
Kenneth Wedbohn
Roy Wellington
Wallace Wellington
Lloyd Whipple"
Date of Dedication: 8/1/2003

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Easily seen and accessed via 1-15 Business Route in Dillon

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
1-15 Business Route
Dillon, MT USA

Commemoration: Beaverhead County boys who gave their lives in World War II

Access times: Not listed

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