Sunday, January 27, 2013

Illinois V

VFW dedication plaque
Directly across the street from the Havana Vietnam Tribute is the Mason County Courthouse. On the grounds there are several war memorials that honor all who have served and the five dead from the area are honored on one of them.
The entrance honoring all

The whole memorial

1959 - 1975

In Remembrance and Honor to those
From Mason County who made the
Ultimate Sacrifice for their country
in Vietnam

Killed 58,151
Wounded 153,303
POW/MIA 2,398

Mason County's Sacrifice

James A. Azbell
John W. Frederick
Larry R. Ladd
Don H. Lascelles
Edward W. Stone

1 comment:

  1. This one is particularly moving. How wonderful that this community will not let these five men be forgotten.