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1255th Combat Engineer Battalion Monument

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Details:

This monument is mounted on a small stone wall in the far end of a circular area, partially surrounded by hedgerow.
Monument The monument itself is a small metal plaque mounted on a stone wall 2 ft. (.6m) high that honors the soldiers of the 1255th Combat Engineers who died in the liberation of Vianden, Luxembourg.

Monument Text:

Text on the plaque reads:
"VETERANS OF THE 1255TH COMBAT ENGINEERS HONOR THE MEMORY OF JACK BENDER DAVID GLATTER NATHAN CORLEY EDWARD GRIFFIN CYREL EVANOW MARION HANSON IRA GAMBILL CHARLES NANCE VINCENT GAMBINOHAROLD SMITH WILLIAM TIFF WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES ON FEBRUARY 12, 1945 AT VIANDEN
SI HUN D'LIEWE GELOOSS FIR D'FRAIHEET
FEBRUARY 12, 1995"

Commemorates:

People:

Jack Bender

Nathan Corley

Cyrel Evanow

Ira Gambill

Vincent Gambino

David Glatter

Edward Griffin

Marion Hanson

Charles Nance

Harold Smith

William H. Tiff

Units:

1255th Engineer Combat Battalion

United States Army

Wars:

WWII

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