Winchendon and V.F.W Persian Gulf War Memorial - Winchendon, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 40.923 W 072° 02.979
18T E 741723 N 4729729
Quick Description: The Winchendon and V.F.W Persian Gulf War Memorial is located in the center of American Legion Park on Front Street between Pleasant Street and Lincoln Avenue in Winchendon, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2014 6:09:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMM62M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 2

Long Description:

A simple 3' high, sloping, granite monument with a bronze plaque honors the citizens of Winchendon that liberated Kuwait during the Persian Gulf War. The monument is located in the center of a small park and is flanked by a pair of flag posts with a third, larger, flag post to the rear of the monument.

The bronze plaque contains an American flag on the upper left and upper right and is inscribed:

THE TOWN OF WINCHENDON
AND THE V.F.W. HONORS THOSE
WHO LIBERATED KUWAIT

SSG RICHARD BARTLETT U.S. ARMY
PFC DEREK J. BLAIR U.S. ARMY
PFC MATTHEW BLODGETT U.S. MARINES
SGT STEVEN COURTEMANCHE U.S. ARMY
SSGT JOSEPH DIAZ U.S. ARMY
SGT DANA FITZMAURICE U.S. ARMY
PFC PAUL GRAMMONT U.S. MARINES
CLP WILLIAM GRUBB U.S. ARMY
SPC ROBERT J. IRVINE U.S. ARMY
PFC FRANK MAINE U.S. ARMY
PFC HECTOR J. MICHAUD III U.S. ARMY
1ST LT KRINSINE D. RICE U.S. ARMY
PFC STEVEN SAULNIER U.S. ARMY
CPL MICHAEL J. SEVIGNY U.S. MARINES
SPC LAURENCE E. THOMPSON JR. U.S. ARMY
SSG HOMER VALLANCOURT JR. U.S. ARMY
BTI STEPHEN VALLANCOURT U.S. NAVY
SPC JOSEPH B. YOUNG U.S. ARMY

JANUARY 16 - FEBRUARY 28, 1991

Text of Plaque:
See long description.


Placed by: Town of Winchendon and Winchendon V.F.W.

Type of Memorial: Gulf War Specific

Date of dedication: Not listed

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