S/Sgt Roland E. Bessette - Agawam, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 05.609 W 072° 38.133
18T E 695536 N 4662861
Quick Description: A plaque honoring S/Sgt Roland E. Bessette, who was killed in action while serving in the US Army during World War II, is located on Tower Terrace at the intersection of Maple Street in Agawam, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 1/12/2021 3:51:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM13N13
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ištván
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Long Description:

The Town of Agawam, MA has launched a program to honor town residents who were killed in service to their country in wars from the Civil War to the present. The plaques are places on street posts nearest to where they lived in Agawam.

A 3' long by 1' high, double sided, rectangular, metal plaque with rounded corners is painted black with white lettering. It contains the insignia of the Department of the United Stated Army on the left side and the inscription:

S/Sgt. - 305th Inf. Regiment
Roland E. Bessette
U.S. Army
* K.I.A.-Aug. 2, 1944 - WWII *

Roland E. Bessette, 31095889, was killed in action during the Battle of Guam which took place in the Pacific Theater between July 21, 1944 and August 10, 1944.

Date of Dedication: 1/1/2020

Property Permission: Public

Location of waymark:
Tower Terrace and Maple Street
Agawam, MA United States

Commemoration: S/Sgt Roland E. Bessette

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