Philadelphia Beirut Memorial

October 20, 1985

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Originally located at Penn’s Landing, the Philadelphia Beirut Memorial was dedicated in 1985 in honor of the Philadelphia Marine casualties of the Beirut Peace-Keeping Mission of 1983. It was designed by Douglas Corsini, and its inscription reads, "If you forget my death then I died in vain." Today the memorial sits at Front and Spruce Streets.

Memorial to:

  • Cpl. Moses Arnold, Jr.
  • Sgt. John J. Bonk, Jr.
  • Cpl. Thomas A. Hairston
  • Sgt. Gilbert Hanton
  • Cpl. John F. Muffler
  • Sgt. Rafael Pomales-Torres
  • Pfc. Rui Manuel A. Relvas
  • Cpl. Louis J. Rotondo
  • Sgt. Allen D. Wesley

Was at Penn's Landing on the North side of the Seaport Museum. Moved prior to 2010. Walkway North and East of Front and Spruce.

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