County Honor Roll

Main St at E Cross St
Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana

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"This monument is a memorial to all veterans of 
Jackson County 
and dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice in the defense of 
these United States of America. 
Dedicated November 11, 1989
World War I
World War II
Korean Conflict
Conflict in VietNam
Chateau-Thierry • Flanders • Phillipines • North Africa • Anzio
Normandy • Battle of the Bulge
Belleau Wood • Pearl Harbor • Coral Sea
Guadacanal • Tarawa • Siegfried Line • Hurtgen Forest 
Iwo Jima
"Erected in memory of
World War Veterans
of Jackson Co.
The Brownstown Study Club
April 6, 1930"

Tour Notes:

 This stop was postponed due to weather during first tour date. 

Lt Jesse Burton Crecelius, USAAF, was killed in action 11 November 1943, while flying with 49th Bomb Squadron of 2nd Bomb Group. B-17 #42-29646 was hit by flak near Bolzano, Italy. Ditched in Adriatic Sea with no survivors. Crecelius was the older brother of Major Charles Crecelius, USAF who was killed in mid-air collisiion while aboard Convair B-36 over Perkins, Oklahoma, 27 April 1951. Major Crecelius should be listed here, but the honor is missing. 





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