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Queens Village Veterans Plaza

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Queens Village, Bellerose Memorial

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  • Location: Jamaica Avenue and Springfield Blvd.
  • Description: Stele, brick walls, coping
  • Materials: Barre granite, brick
  • Dimensions: H: 104" W: 6'6" D: 1'6"; 7"step
  • Dedicated: September 11, 1949
  • Donor: Citizens of Queens Village-Bellerose
  • Inscription: North side:
    1941 --- 1945 / ERECTED BY THE CITIZENS OF QUEENS VILLAGE-BELLEROSE / IN HONOR AND MEMORY / TO THOSE WHO SERVED / IN WORLD WAR II /

    South side:
    THESE MEN DIED TO KEEP YOU LIVING WITHOUT FEAR / [162 names] / KOREA / 1950 - 1955 / [3 names] / VIETNAM / 1961 - 1975 / [19 names] /

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