Dedication of memorial to B Company at Veterans Memorial Park in Maywood.
The money for the monument came from the surviving members of the company. The tank was originally located at Fifth Avenue and Oak Street.  To build a police station, it was later moved to Fourth Avenue and Oak Street.
In 1999, the two memorials, to the company, were moved to the east side of the park off First Avenue and Oak Street.
Pictured at the dedication are, from left to right, Louis Nelson, Capt. John Stefanek, Col. Theodore Wickord, Gov. Dwight H. Green, Fr. Muzik, (partially blocked), Brig. Gen James Weaver, Sgt. Robert Peterson, Sgt. Jack Swinehammer, Capt. Emmett Gibson, (Back to camera), and behind Gen. Weaver, Sgt. George Dravo,

 

 

 

Six of the surviving members of B Company stand before memorial on west side of the old armory in Maywood during its dedication.  Two who have been identified are William Hauser (bow tie and sunglasses) and Fr. Ben Morin, S. J.  This was one of two memorials in Maywood dedicated to the company.

 

 

West side of the old National Guard Amory on Madison Street in Maywood.  The side of the building closest to the street was an addition to the original building made by the printing company that occupied the building.

Courtesy of Richard McMahon

 

View of the memorial from Madison Street.  The front facade of the armory was of the building was redone in the 1960s after it became the home of a printing company.

Courtesy of Richard McMahon

 

Memorial plaque as it appeared before the two memorials were moved to a new location in to the Veterans Memorial in Maywood Park.


Courtesy of Richard McMahon

 

Plaque containing the names of all the members of B Company, 192nd Tank Battalion.


Courtesy of Richard McMahon

 

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