Lt. Jerome A. Sudut Memorial

 Photographed August 3, 2014
Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin
44.940687,-89.629013
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A memory lane honoring
the City's war dead
the first five trees
were dedicated May 29, 1952
to Lt. Jerome A. Sudut,
Marathon County's first
Congressional Medal
of Honor winner [sic]

The memorial is located at the parking lot closest to the entrance to Memorial Park on northeast Memorial Park Road, southwest of it intersection with Sturgeon Eddy Road, near 505 Memorial Park Road, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403.


Officer Sudut's Medal of Honor is held in the collection of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, located at 30 West Mifflin Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53703. 
Second Lieutenant Jerome Sudut, born and raised in Wausau, lied about his age to join the Army in 1946 at just 16-years-old. He received a battlefield commission in 1951 during the Korean War.

NOTE: The park is located alongside the east bank of the Wisconsin River.

Memorial Park Road and the Wisconsin River are directly behind the memorial.


Memorial Park Road and the Wisconsin River are to the left in this photo.

The memorial is located inside Memorial Park.

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