Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Memorial - Shelburne, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 36.263 W 072° 44.371
18T E 685430 N 4719360
Quick Description: The memorial is located on the path from the Bridge of Flowers, in a small flower garden.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 7/22/2016 5:23:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMRQ7Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum
Views: 2

Long Description:
In Shelburne, east of the Bridge of Flowers, is this memorial for Korean and Vietnam veterans.

The monument is on the south side of a brick path from Water Street to the Bridge of Flowers, a former trolley bridge that is now a pedestrian way with shrubs, trees and flowers along the bridge. The stone is in a small flower garden.

The memorial is a bronze plaque on a roundish rock. The plaque has the following text:

"In honor of the citizens of the
Towns of Buckland and Shelburne
Who served int eh armed forces of
our country in Korea and Vietnam Wars
and in Loving Memory of the
following who made the supreme sacrifice

Korea
Walther Harold Billiel

Vietnam
William Kimball Batchelder
Paul Thomas Looney
james Edward Palmeri
Ernest Ray Taylor, Jr.
Ronald Edward Wissman"
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
Korean War Vietnam War


In Honor Of: In honor of the citizens of the Towns of Buckland and Shelburne Who served int eh armed forces of our country in Korea and Vietnam Wars

Marker Text:
In honor of the citizens of the Towns of Buckland and Shelburne Who served int eh armed forces of our country in Korea and Vietnam Wars and in Loving Memory of the following who made the supreme sacrifice Korea Walther Harold Billiel Vietnam William Kimball Batchelder Paul Thomas Looney james Edward Palmeri Ernest Ray Taylor, Jr. Ronald Edward Wissman


Who Put it Here?: Towns of Buckland and Shelburne

Description of Memorial:
A plaque on a roundish rock, in a garden along a path to the Bridge of Flowers.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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