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Henning (Illinois) War Memorial

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

Center Section - Top

In Memory of Sgt. Joshua Troy Crippin

and Henning Veterans who served our Country in War and Peace.

Left Section
Civil War - - -
Pete Coon Confederate • James W. Henderson • Albert M. Lenox • Harry Lenox • Joseph McConnell

Spanish American War - - -
Tom Dougherty

W.W. I - - -
Doug Arthion • Art Beck • John Carpenter • Lester Combs • Dick “Swede” Cornell • Loren Cox • Ernie Deck • Loy Froman • John Henry • Floyd Hollowell • Lester Hollowell • Frances B. King • Eldon Lane • Lesley Lane • Dick Lanham • James A. Lenox • Hugh Logan • Don Mason • Fred Overman • Taylor Overman • Wilson K. Plecker • Ernie Seymour • Jay Stamey • Andrew J. Watson • Andy Watson • Charles Watson • Leon Watson • Oscar Watson • Sidney Watson • Thomas E. Watson • Tommy Watson

W.W. II - - -
Harry L. Allison • Robert M. Allison • Gene Arthion • Joe Arthion • Herbert Ashwood • Robert Ashwood • Warren Beck • George Carpenter • Harold Carpenter • Daniel Chapman • Harley Cole, Jr. • Earl Cramer

Center Section Names

* Denotes Killed in Action

* Dean Edgington • Ralph Elliott • Ben Farnsworth • Lorenzo Farnsworth •
Left Section - - Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
2. Left Section - - Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker
Harlen Fairchild • Herbert Fairchild • * Harry Fredericks • William Fredericks • Lester Hanson • Wayne Holycross • Fred Hudson • Lyle Lane • Wendell Lane • * Donald R. Lucas • Harry C. Lusk • Robert Lusk • Roy Martin • Freeman McConnell • Stanley McConnell • Lyle Mitchell • Walter “Doc” Morgan • Laurence Mumm • Truman O’Banion • Robert L. Phillips • Virgil E. Phillips • Merle Plecker • Calvin Plecker • Calvin Potter • * Robert B. Powell • John Renard • Charles Renz • Winfield Richard • Merrell Robinett • Leslie R. Rush • Laurel Scott • Wallace Simmons • Don Shields • Chester Simpkins • Floyd Simpkins • Harry Simpkins • Homer Simpkins • * Richard Small • Ernest Smith • Erval “Ump” Smith • Harold Smith • Robert Smith • * Robert Stamey • Herbert Starr • Royce Swisher • James Tulley • Bill Tullis • Leroy Tullis • Honar Tutwiler • Verlon Venable • Edward Watson • Eugene Watson • George E. Watson • Houston M. Watson • Katherine G. Watson • Orville “Bruz” Watson • Ralph Watson • Paul White • Harlen Woodrum • Joe Wyman • Lowell Cooley, Sr. • Forrest Lanham • Ethan Alexander • Harold Perry


Right Section
Korean War - - -
Leroy Allison • Arthur L. Bishop • Larry Booher • Paul Combs • Thomas E. Crippin, Sr. • Harold Wayne Esworthy • Gerald W. Goodner • Wendell “Pete” Goodner • James F. King • Eldon
Right Section - - Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
3. Right Section - - Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker
Wayne Lane • Theo McConnell • Jack Milner • Ronald D. Mockbee • Bill R. Neal • Donald Smith • Wilbur Thatcher • John Venable • George Vredenburg • Lowell Vredenburg • Donnie Watson • Gary Watson • Harry P. Watson • James L. Watson • Jerry Watson • Larry Watson • Ronald Watson • Thomas E. Watson, Jr. • Forrest Lanham


Vietnam War - - -
Jackson L. Adams • Gregory J. Baird, I • Terry Bell • Randy W. Crippin • Earl H. Lequire • Alan M. Mackiewicz • Paul F. Mackiewicz • Edward C. McDaniels • Charles O’Neal • Jerry L. Paxton • Robert A. Price • Larry W. Rife • Terry Thomas • Harry “Butch” Watson • Dwight Weathers

Operation Desert Shield - - -
Operation Desert Storm - - -
Ricky J. Crippin • David W. Ford • Tony L. Lequire

Operation Noble Eagle - - -
Operation Iraqi Freedom - - -
Operation Enduring Freedom - - -
Joshua T. Crippin • James “Cade” Potter • Bradley E. Ellis

Peacetime - - -
Richard L. Rush
 
Location. 40° 17.991′ N, 87° 42.025′ W. Marker is in Henning, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 136 and North Main Street, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 136. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henning IL 61848, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Photo from Right - - Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
4. Photo from Right - - Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Original Milestone 121 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); In Honor of Those Who Served (approx. 5.4 miles away); Pilot Township (War) Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); Everyday Heroes (approx. 8 miles away); Pioneer Jet Avaitors of the Korean War (approx. 8.7 miles away); In Honor of All Who Served (approx. 11.2 miles away).
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
Full View - - Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
5. Full View - - Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker
The War Memorial sits at the corner of the "Donald R. Lucas Memorial Park".
Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
6. Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker
Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker - - Bell Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
7. Henning (Illinois) War Memorial Marker - - Bell
The Bell behind the War Memorial has a date in the concrete of 1912. It was the original bell from the old school that once stood here. Some of the playground equipment at the park was the original equipment from the school.
 
 
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