109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial, a War Memorial

109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial, a War Memorial (HM27BZ)

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA 18704 Luzerne County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 15.231', W 75° 53.41'

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Inscription
(front)

This battery of
four three inch guns
is placed here
in loving memory of the
thirty-three men of the
109th Field Artillery BN,
mustered into federal service
5 September 1950,
killed in the wreck
of their troop train on
11 September 1950, at
Coshocton, Ohio
"Greater love hath no
man than this, that a
man lay down his
life for his friends"
John 15:3

(back)
Capt. Arthur J. Thomas
Warrant Officers
William M. Wellington · James F. Mc Ginley
Sergeants
Lester J. Kuehn · Bernard S. Okrasinski
Gilbert B. Wharton · William C. Edwards
John W. Cox
Corporals
Carl W. Armbruster · Thomas M. Ostraszewski
Joseph E. Fletcher · Larry L. Luzinski
John L. Barna
Privates 1st Class
Leonard Balonis · Edward W. Gallagher
Harold Handlos · Clyde P. Harding
Edmund F. Zabicki · Donald C. Zieker
Ronald J. Jackson · Martin Hornlein
Raymond Pudlowski
Privates
William F. Tierney · Richard A. Royer
William F. Sobers · Thomas W. Wallace
William J. Dougherty · Hugh L. Fargus
Frank C. Martinez · Charles Norton
Wallace R. Ludwig · Eugene Carr
William



R. Disbrow
Details
HM NumberHM27BZ
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Placed ByComrades and Friends of the 109th Field Artillery
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 425423 N 4567319
Decimal Degrees41.25385000, -75.89016667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 15.231', W 75° 53.41'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 15' 13.86" N, 75° 53' 24.6" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 232-280 Market St, Wilkes-Barre PA 18704, US
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