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Near Potomac in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial

 
 
Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
1. Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Center Section
Spanish American War - Civil War - W.W. I - W.W. II - Korean War - Vietnam - Gulf War - Lebanon Conflict

In Honor of all men aand women who served our Nation in war and peace.

Left - Memorial ]

Row One


Robert Keal • Jack Bergman • Robert Raymond • Phillip Thornton • Greg Thornton • Dallas Denison • Allan Criblez • Ray Frank Butler, I • Mark O. James • Sherman O. James • Edward P. James • Marlou F. James • Tyrus (Ty) Franklin • John Osborn, Sr. • Jody A. Pasco • Larry Larkin • Jack L. Esworthy • Curt Grider • Sharon K. Tuggle • Paul Talbott • Thomas Talbott • H. Eugene Halcomb • Sherrill L. Halcomb • Donald W. Ashcraft • Ray Downing • Howard Downing • Richard Gene Jameson • G. Donovan Coil • Ross Allen Coil • Floyd Lewis Coil • Dale Elliott • Lewis F. Duncan • Robert David Judy • Bill Ferrell • Bud Ferrell • Harvey W. Bogard • Paul R. Gray

Row Two

Brandon L. Hoth • Ralph Forrest • Larry H. Smith • Cliff Kitchen • Raymond V. Alexander • Robert L. Alexander • William T. Allen • Ronald J. Allison • Russell D. Allison • Wendell D. Allison • Michael K. Cottle • John D. Cox • Donald Gene Davis • James L. Hayes • Charles L. Hosler • Donald W. Hosler • William J. Hosler • Wendall Kieser • Walter C. Leverich, IV • Glen
Left Memorial - - Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
2. Left Memorial - - Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial
McGowen • Lloyd McGowen • Cleo L. Mockbee, Jr. • Gary N. Mockbee • Thomas J. Spain • Freddie Taylor • Robert L. Thornton • Jay A. Young • Michael Zimmerman • Phillip G. Zindars


Left Wing

Row One

David L. Judy • * Alfred Talbott, Jr. • Frances Craft • Elmer T. McConnell • Thomas D. Clem • Maxine F. Martin • James C. Taylor • Clint E. Fisher • Clarence E. Blankenship • Guy E. Seymour • Carrol W. Coil • Walter Carpenter • F. Porter McCalla • Arthur Beck • Frank Reed • Curry Voss • Gilbert A. Mockbee • Arnet F. Tyler • Raymond Esteppe • Ray Barnett • Leroy Ellett • Samuel N. Adam • Warren N. Shaw • Durrard B. Shaw • Marvin E. Duncan • Joseph A. Nosler • Thomas W. Young • Cleo Mockbee • Plamer White • Curtis L. Judy • Paul Shain • John A. Talbott • Merle D. Sager, Sr. • Asa K. Cottle • Clark W. Burton • Hosea G. Crandall • C. Thomas Moreland • Leonard M. Grove • Wendell A. Lane • Gerald G. Hargan • Warren W. Williams • Floyd D. Williams • William B. Wagoner • James P. Knott • Carl Knott • James H. Cade • Ralph B. Elliot • William J. Dukes • William L. Bird • Harry K. Ping • William Guy Judy • George Hickman • Shirley L. Smith • Thomas H. Holden • Buford W. Acton • Clifford H. Pickett • Ray V. Underwood • Ray McGlaughlin • Merle A. Plecker • Everett L. Proffit • William L. Brown • Paul E. Burroughs • Merrill Robinett • Wilmer G. Chapman
Right Memorial - Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
3. Right Memorial - Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial
• Jack E. Goodwine • Marvin F. Goodwine • Ivan L. Reveal • Curtis Ermentrout


Row Two

Col. Margaret Harper • Kenneth T. Dearth • Frank E. Bever • William F. Shanks • Kenneth Miles • John A. Holderman • Huston M. Watson • Everett F. Poulson • Ralph G. Grimes • John Powell • Loel W. Brow • Jack Wright • Verlon L. Brown • Curtis H. Dawes • Frank O. Davis • General W. Meister, Jr. • William L. Pettice • John H. Carpenter • John C. Simonton • Henry H. Isom • Arthur W. Barstead, Sr. • French Spain, Sr. • Samuel B. Aldridge • Orvill J. Hansen • Harry L. Allison • Robert H. Vaughn, Sr. • Douglas S. Alexander • Harold K. Watson • Bert E. Fisher • Benjamin F. Behimer, Jr. • Robert E. Jeakins • Robert W. Tennyson • Glen Wright • Richard L. (Dick) Wright • Dale W. Jameson • James R. Cade • Hugh O’kane • Terry J. Thomas • William L. Miller • Jonathon Stewart • Scott J. Armantrout • Maurice Knoll • Fred R. Hudson • Alvin Wilson • Merle H. Mockbee • Mark S. Armantrout • Joseph L. Reed • Martin C. Frye • John A. Wilkens • Jack L. Gossett • Lester Hanson • Gene Hanson • Harold Creighton • John R. Swan • John R. Swan, II • Dennis R. Smock • Donald F. Taylor • Leon Lindley • Earl R. Smith • Raymond L. Wise • Everett E. Keen • Don Knerr • Calvin Knerr • Walter C. Leverich • Walter C. Leverich, Jr. • Gary L. Hudson • Charles L. Keen • Kenneth A. Piatt
Left Bench - - Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
4. Left Bench - - Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial


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Right

Row One


Gary McClellan • Bobby Eugene Cox, Sr. • Melvin v. Evans • Harold L. Hoshauer • Donald E. Smith • Donald G. Kennel • William S. Burke • E. Dale Talott • Ronald G. Howie • William L. Miller • Melvin V. Evans • Harry L. Allison • James P. Van Gilder • Bobby D. (Bob) Ellis • Walter Carpenter • J. Thomas Barrett • Robert L. Bezely • Martin L. Bice • Thomas A. Cruppenink • Carroll K. Darrow • Donald E. Doran • Lowell Hoshauer • Roy E. McMahan • James Menke • Melodie R. Menke • John Morrison, Jr. • Harold V. Perry • Jack W. Prillaman • Charles Remole • Gordon Rice • Stephen G. Rice • Harold D. Spain • Truman F. Spain • Wilbur L. Spain • F. H. Stevenson • Steven R. Torbet • Eugene Vermillion • James C. Voss • William E. Borror • Lyle W. Kinney • Donald C. Wolfe • Weldon Sheets • John R. Lane • Grace C. Abbott • Howard Porter • Charles R. Ballengee II • Merril E. Birch • John H . Camp • Larry J. Creighton • Harris Carley • James C. Edenburn • Robert W. Edenburn • Harold E. Hoskins • Richard L. Hoskins • Jerry Hoth • Vivian Hoth • Delbert Remole • William F. Schnulle • Charles E. Shumate • Larry L. Tellier • Henry Thornton • E. E. Tuggle • Kenneth Willard • Alvin G. Wilson • Harold E. Crawford • Harold Jolley • Jerry Boggess • Albert Hoskins

Row Two

Glen Forrest
Right Bench - - Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
5. Right Bench - - Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial
Etched on the bench front is: "American Legion - - Harry Carpenter - - Post #428".
• Richard Ansburg • James E. Saunders • Robert Huffman • Oscar Bray • Jesse L. Lesure • J. David Judy • W. Scott Judy • Rick Anderson • Edward F. Frye • Donald E. Elliott • Don Endsley • Maj. Theodore Lemke • Clifford E. Auth • Maurice Auth • David W. Darrow • Robert Hoshauer • Gene Hoshauer • Dale Berry • Willie M. Carter • David J. Carter • SCW Mark Carter • SW William B. Carter • Nick Lawless • Frank W. Davis • Harold (Bud) Sollars • T Sgt Lloyd Barton • Larry Lawless • Jack Cade • John T. Hoskins • Jesse S. Hoskins • Curtis Sollars, Jr. • George Pannbacker • Lester E. Birt • Gordon Hoskins • Lee Flack • Adam E. Hoskins • Ronald Meitzler • James C. Hoskins • Jerry D. Hoskins • Steven Pettice • E. Clem Edgington • Richard P. Fourez • Ray R. Fulk • Haskell C. Haley • Wilbur Creighton • Billy Helfrich • Robert E. Ellis • Donald L. Stahl • John Howie • Charles C. Crawford • Arden L. Crawford • Frank E. Taylor • Robert (Bob) Taylor • Sheila M. Thompson • David R. Thompson • Jack B. Haltiwanger • Alois (Ollie) Clementz • Elmer E. Wright • David M. Hamilton • Robert (Larry) McMahan • Roy McMahan, Jr. • Eugene (Gene) Tutlis • Jay Alexander • Jack M. Britt • Larry Larkin • John Howie • Bill J. Fitzsimmons


There are no names etched in the Right Memorial
 
Erected by Potomac American Legion Harry Carpenter Post #428.
Full View - - Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
6. Full View - - Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial

 
Location. 40° 18.109′ N, 87° 47.343′ W. Marker is near Potomac, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 136 west of County Route N 840 E. Click for map. In the back South West corner of the "Potomac Cemetery", which sets on South side of U.S. 136 just East out of the town of Potomac, Illinois. Marker is in this post office area: Potomac IL 61865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II War Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Henning (Illinois) War Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Pilot Township (War) Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Original Milestone 121 (approx. 7.1 miles away); In Honor of Those Who Served (approx. 8.1 miles away); Everyday Heroes (approx. 11.1 miles away); Pioneer Jet Avaitors of the Korean War (approx. 12.2 miles away); In Honor of All Who Served (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, Spanish-American
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 4,159 times since then and 203 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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