IN GRATEFUL / REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE FROM THIS COMMUNITY / WHO MADE
THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / IN WORLD WAR II / ERECTED BY THE / CHARLES AND
FRANK TRAPANI TWINS / POST #4658 V.F.W.
1) pedestal of eagle, front: 1941 **** 1945 / ERECTED BY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE / OF HER SONS / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN HER SERVICE/ AND WHO SLEEP IN THE AMERICAN COASTAL WATER / OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN / INTO THY HANDS, OH LORD
2) pedestal of eagle, back: 1941 *** 1945 / IN ADDITION TO THE 4,597 AMERICAN SERVICEMENT HONORED HERE / WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN HER SERVICE AND / WHO SLEEP IN THE AMERICAN COASTAL WATERS OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN / THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HONORS THE 6,185 SEAMEN OF THE UNITED STATES MERCHANT MARINE / AND THE 529 SEAMEN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY TRANSPORT SERVICE / WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING WORLD WAR II
In memory of Matthew J. Buono, born June 28, 1942, died April 4, 1968. Please take a moment to remember Matthew. He and all of America's war dead gave their lives for their country, for freedom, and for you. Never forget.
Panel 2: Korean War
Panel 3: Vietnam War - Matthew J. Buono
Panel 4: World War I - [list of 6 names]
Panel 5: World War II - [list of 37 names]
This park honors the memory of Lieutenant Frank McConnell (1896-1918), the first Richmond Hill resident killed in World War I.
Plaque 1: Dedicated to the sons of Morris Park and vicinity who served in the world war 1917-1918 and in loving remembrance of the following men who made the supreme sacrifice (names of 70 war dead).
Plaque 2: With undying love and gratitude to give homage to all veterans of the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean Campaign, Vietnam Campaign, Lt. F.J. McConnell, Post 229 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.