The Soldiers and Sailors Monument

The Soldiers and Sailors Monument (HMLGC)

Location: Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 Carbon County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 51.832', W 75° 44.27'

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Mauch Chunk World War II Honor Roll

Southern face:
To all the Brave Defenders of the Union from the County of Carbon.
Appomattox, 1865.

Northern face:
Wilderness, Hampton Roads, Antietam, Gettysburg
New Orleans, 1815.

Eastern face:
On fame's eternal camping ground their silent tents were spread, and glory guards with solemn round the bivouac of the dead.
Mexico, 1847.

Western face:
Erected under the Auspices of Chapman Post No. 61, G.A.R., 1886
Yorktown, 1781.

At the base of the southern face of the monument is a plaque bearing the names of those Mauch Chunk (now Jim Thorpe) service members who served during World War II.
Mauch Chunk
World War II Honor Roll

Those who made the supreme sacrifice
Anthony, Richard J. · Corkill, John T. · Crilley, Frank · Crilley, Melvin J. · Devenney, William J. · Gyuricsek, Stephen · Kilferty, Edward J. · Hughes, David L. · Jones, Robert Lee · Kennedy, Robert F. · Long, Ralph W. · Mervine, Ray S. · Rabe, Harry W. · Reabold, Willard M. · Rehrig, Cordes M. · Shuck, William B. · Stahler, John F. · Witt, Edward F.

Below the names of those killed in action is an Honor Roll listing almost 500 names of Mauch Chunk area World War II era veterans.
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HM NumberHMLGC
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Year Placed1886
Placed ByThe County of Carbon
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 3:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 437819 N 4523907
Decimal Degrees40.86386667, -75.73783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 51.832', W 75° 44.27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 51' 49.92" N, 75° 44' 16.20" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 37-57 Packer Hill Rd, Jim Thorpe PA 18229, US
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