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Eight Fallen Veterans from Sanford Honored in Wall Display

By Lee Burnett

The names of eight former Sanford residents are etched in the traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that will be on display in Sanford beginning Sept. 7, according to the Sanford Springvale Fallen Veterans Project.

The Wall That Heals is a three-quarter scale replica that will be on display on Route 109, South Sanford, in the field across from Walmart. It will be available for viewing twenty-four hours a day beginning Thursday, Sept. 7 until closing on Sunday, Sept. 10 in the afternoon. Admission is free. The exhibit is being hosted by the Sanford Elks and local veterans’ service organizations.

Joe Doiron, of the Sanford Springvale Fallen Veterans Project provided the names of the following Sanford service members killed in the Vietnam war:

  • Michael Richard Pickles
  • Paul Leo Cyr
  • John Harold Cash, Jr.
  • William Robert Batchelder
  • David Harold Alexander
  • Kenneth Charles Lockwood
  • Robert Lee Baker
  • Richard Paul Glaude

More information about each person’s service is available by visiting https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/.

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