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Fallen Warrior Memorial
Pflugerville Fallen Warrior Memorial
 We Will Never Forget...
In November 2004, the citizens of Pflugerville honored a local Marine who gave his life in service to his country during Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his funeral, the community explored what other Pflugerville residents had given their lives in defense of freedom and discovered there was no public record of local soldiers lost in combat. A group of citizens met in January 2005 to plan a way to memorialize their sacrifices. Oral histories were researched, and a memorial was designed based upon this research. Thus, the Pflugerville Fallen Warrior Memorial was created.

The Fallen Warrior Memorial is prominently located in Pflugerville Park. Life-sized bronze sculptures of three generations of warriors stand in front of a granite pentagon upon which the names of our Fallen Warriors are engraved. Limestone amphitheater-style seating provides the backdrop for the pentagon and sculptures. Landscaped walks invite visitors into the memorial.

On Veterans Day 2012, the final part of the memorial was dedicated.  A small boy saluting the silhouettes of the soldiers, now stands as a depiction of the continual passing of the responsibility of keeping our nation safe.  This memorial was a gift to the Fallen Warriors of Pflugerville by grateful families and citizens.  All funds were donated by private parties and local businesses.
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Pflugerville Fallen Warrior Memorial

Corporal William Wieland
US Army - WWI
October 7, 1918

PFC Roman Correa
US Army - WWII
October 16, 1944

Sergeant Byron Norwood
USMC - Op Iraqi Freedom
November 13, 2004

Corporal Alfred Kerlin
US Army - WWI
November 1, 1918

Corporal Elias Lopez
US Army - WWII
January 25, 1945

Corporal Yari Mokri
US Army - Op Iraqi Freedom
December 6, 2006

Lieutenant Kermit Fuchs
US Army Air Corps - WWII
April 11, 1944

MMIII Edmund Vorwerk
US Navy - Korean War
December 6, 1951

Captain Sean Lyerly
US Army - Op Iraqi Freedom
January 20, 2007

SSergeant Jose Riojas
US Army - WWII
July 28, 1944

LCpl Gaylon Smith
USMC - Vietnam
November 4, 1972   

PFC Ron Joshua, Jr.
US Army - Op Iraqi Freedom
July 17, 2007

Bronze Leaves at the Memorial  As a part of the Pflugerville Fallen Warrior Memorial, the walkway Sample Memorial Leafleading up to the memorial is lined with Bronze Oak Leaves that can be engraved with the name of anyone you would like to honor. If you have a loved one who has served, or a loved one serving in the armed forces and you would like to honor their service, this is the perfect opportunity. Families can purchase one or several to leave a permanent mark of their support to our patriots.

Each leaf may be engraved with two lines/30 characters per line.  Cost per leaf is $75. Bronze leaves may be ordered from the Parks and Recreation Department.   |  400 Immanuel Road   |512-990-6350