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VFW POST 9473, REYNOLDSBURG, LICKING COUNTY, OHIO, USA



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Location Category ID:
85710
Address: 1420 South Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Telephone: (614) 861-3891
Email: postco [at] vfwpost9473.org (Replace [at] with @)
Opening Times: Accessible at any time
Official Website: VFW Post 9473
VFW Post 9473 Gallery
VFW Post 9473 History
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Latitude, Longitude: 39.95665779 , -82.79399335
Location Accuracy: 7
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VFW Post 9473, located in the Central Ohio Community of Reynoldsburg, is a non-profit organization dedicated to US military veterans and the community. Its mission is to support US military veterans, those currently serving in the US Armed Forces, and their families. It was officially established on 9 December 1953.


1) M47 Patton Tank American / Italian


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Unique ID: 1329
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Other Identification: “M-47” painted on front right mud flap. “POST 9473” painted on front left mud flap. White stars painted on glacis and turret sides. Bore evacuator and turret stowage box painted black.

This is an ex-Italian M47, and has an Italian data plate on the hull rear (source: ShermanWasRight). This indicates that the tank was maintained by O.R.Me.C. in Bologna. The tank sits on a concrete pad surrounded by a low chain fence. In front of it sits a stone plaque that reads:

THIS TANK IS DEDICATED TO ALL
AMERICAN VETERANS

ARMY   NAVY   AIR FORCE   USMC   COAST GUARD
FOR ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO FOUGHT AND THOSE WHO
DIED FOR THE FREEDOM OF OUR COUNTRY, AND THE POW – MIA’S
WHO ARE STILL NOT ACCOUNTED FOR.
POW   MIA
THIS MEMORIAL WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE DEDICATION
AND EFFORTS OF THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS AND
ORGANIZATIONS: JR. VICE TOM ABRAM AND ADJT. ROCCO ROSANO
USN RMCB20. ALPHA CO., USAF GUARD 160TH CES. USANG
DELIVERED NOV. 17. 1990