Perry County Gulf War Memorial - Hazard, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 37° 15.122 W 083° 11.723
17S E 305297 N 4125090
Quick Description: This is a separate plaque for the Persian Gulf War located within the Perry County War Memorial near the Hazard, Kentucky, City hall.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 1/17/2013 4:10:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMG5XR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:

Next to the Hazard, Kentucky, City Hall stands this war memorial. It consists of a tall granite stone with the names of WWII veterans inscribed, flanked by shorter stones with names of veterans from WWI, Korean War, and Viet Nam War. There is a separate bronze plaque for veterans of the Persian Gulf War, and a monument in honor of POW/MIA with a plaque for Capt. John E. Stringer, II.

In front of the monument is a stone plaza with granite benches, surrounded by landscaped shrubs and grass.

The inscriptions on the general memorial are:

May the memory of these
Hazard and Perry County service men
who made the supreme sacrifice
in the service of our country
be as eternal as the
mountains from whence they came


This memorial is dedicated to
both the living and the dead
who served in World War I,
World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War
Dedicated Sept. 20, 1986 W.D.G.
Text of Plaque:
We honor The Hazard/Perry County Troops Who Served In The Persian Gulf 1990-1991

Placed by: Perry County

Type of Memorial: Multi-War

Date of dedication: Not listed

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