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VFW Post 51

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Welcome to the web site of
Ens. John R Monaghan VFW Post 51
and Ladies' Auxiliary!

We are located at:
300 W Mission Ave
Spokane WA 99201

Phone: 509-327-9847

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Ens. John R. Monaghan,
born 26 March 1873 in Chewelah, Wash.,
graduated from the Naval Academy in June 1895.
After service in Monadnock and Alert, he was killed in action with natives in Samoa, standing steadfastly by his wounded superior, Lieutenant Lonsdale, against a score of attackers 1 April 1899.

Read the account of the incidents leading up to Ensign Monaghan's heroic deeds:

Clash of the Would Be Titans

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Ens. John R Monaghan Post 51, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
300 W Mission Ave, Spokane WA 99201-2326 509-327-9847