Nevada County War & Veterans Memorial

Nevada County War & Veterans Memorial (HMR0Q)

Location: Nevada City, CA 95959 Nevada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 15.52', W 121° 0.74'

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Memorial Grove

Memorial Grove
This plot of land set aside by the City of Nevada. These trees living tributes to our war dead.

This plaque and flagpole erected by the citizens of Nevada City dedicated July 4, 1946 to the memory of our heroes who gave their lives in World War II so that the American way of life may continue.

Caswell Fisher · Tevis Ferguson · Merton Downey · Bert Graham · Hans G. Hansen · William R. Livesay · David McCraney · Louis G. Netz · James M. Odegaard · Fred Gohm · Clifford M. Ruth · Virgil Roseborough · Eugene Rickard · Robert D. Proctor · Glen Ponticelli · William Pohley · Eugene Davies · Walter O. St. John · Reid Shurtleff · Albert Conti · Carl L. Tobiassen · Ernest Chapman · Gus Wasley · Donald Usrey · William G. Bennett

June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953
"The Forgotten War"
- Remembered -
Let us not forget those Americans who served, those that died and those that still remain on that foreign soil in defense of freedom, as a result of that war.

54,246 Americans were killed
8,177 Americans are missing in action
389 Americans are prisoners of war
Dedicated to the memory on this 27th day of July, 1990 - By Banner Mountain Post No. 2655
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America

All Gave Some - Some Gave All
If you are able, save for them a place inside of you and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go. Be not ashamed to say you loved them, though you may or may not have always. Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own. And in the time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind.
- Major Michael Davis O'Donnell
January 1, 1970 - Dak To, Vietnam

Note: Major O'Donnell was a helicopter pilot. On 24 March 1970, while attempting to rescue eight soldiers, his chopper was shot down. He and three crew members were declared missing in action.

This memorial plaque is dedicated as a
tribute to those who served and fought
in the Vietnam War, especially those
who died, and those yet to return.
May 30, 1992 - V.F.W. Post 2655

War on Terror
We Will Not Forget
In honor of the Men and Women who have served and will serve in the ongoing Global War on Terror, and to those Valiant Few who have given their lives, therein?
We, the citizens of Nevada County, dedicated this Memorial.
Memorial Day
May 28, 2007
L/CPL Adam Strain, 20 · L/CPL John "J.T." Lucente, 19 · 1ST LT. Nathan Krissoff, 25 · CPL Sean Stokes, 24
HM NumberHMR0Q
Year Placed1946
Placed ByVFW Post 2655, Citizens of Nevada City and Citizens of Nevada County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 4:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 671494 N 4347364
Decimal Degrees39.25866667, -121.01233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.52', W 121° 0.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 31.20" N, 121° 0' 44.40" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 413 Nimrod St, Nevada City CA 95959, US
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