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Corporal John A. Seravalli Playground

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Corporal John A. Seravalli Tablet

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  • Location: Horatio and Hudson Streets
  • Description: Tablet
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 16" W: 21"
  • Dedicated: May 5, 1968
  • Donor: Oakley Rhinelander Post #6 American Legion
  • Inscription: THIS PLAYGROUND / DEDICATED IN MEMORY OF / CPL. JOHN A. SERAVALLI / BORN AUG. 18, 1946 --- KILLED IN ACTION FEB. 28, 1967 / A YOUTH OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / FOR GOD AND COUNTRY WHILE SERVING / WITH COMPANY B, 1ST BATTALION, 16TH INFANTRY / REGIMENT OF THE 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION / IN SOUTH VIET NAM. / PRESENTED BY THE / T.J. OAKLEY RHINELANDER POST NO. 6 / AMERICAN LEGION / MAY 5, 1968 /

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