Sergeant John M. Fuore, US Army - Lenox, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 21.383 W 073° 17.059
18T E 641294 N 4690771
Quick Description: A bronze plaque dedicated to Sargent John Michael Fuore, US Army, is located at the base of a flag pole in front of the Central Fire Station in at 14 Walker Street in Lenox, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 5/1/2022 5:33:51 AM
Waymark Code: WM16458
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

A bronze plaque at the base of a flagpole is dedicated to Sergeant John M. Fuore, US Army. The plaque is inscribed:

DEDICATED

MAY 29, 1988
TO
SGT. JOHN M. FUORE
U.S. ARMY

KILLED IN ACTION IN KOREA
FEBRUARY 14, 1951

AWARDED THE PURPLE HEART
WITH GRATITUDE FROM THE
CITIZENS OF LENOX

John Michael Fuore, was the first Korean War casualty from Lenox, MA. He had served in the US Navy during WWII and enlisted in the US Army to serve in the Korean War in the Armored Division of the 2nd Reconnaissance Company, 2nd Infantry Division. He was killed in action and his body was brought home and buried in St. Ann's Cemetery in Lenox, MA.

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Type of memorial: Plaque

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