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Metter in Candler County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Candler County War Memorial

 
 
Brave Men of Candler County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 2009
1. Brave Men of Candler County Marker
(Far Left Panel)
Love
Dedication
Service
Sacrifice
=
Freedom

(Far Right Panel)
Honor Roll
War On Terrorism

Darren P. Hubbell
Inscription.
Dedicated to Those
Brave Men of Candler County Who
Paid the Supreme Sacrifice in
Defense of Their Country


Donated by the Citizens
of
Candler County
Memorial Day 1987
( Left Panel)

Honor Roll
World War II

Thomas Bragg William A. Brinson Levy Brown
Ben Grady Collins Wallace D. Collins William Wright Collins
Theodore H. Eiseman John Forehand, Jr J.G. Grice
Boazie Hargrove Ray E. Hooks Clayton Jeffcoat
Stein P. Lanier Tommie McCullough Clarence A. Nevili
Grady T. Nutter Donald D. Rigdon Wilber Tidwell
Eppins William Cowart Pope W. Arthur James Grady Collins
Robert Hendley
(1927) Nicaraguan Conflict
Rastus Collins

(Right Panel)

Honor Roll
World War I

R.L. Boatright Kemp Creech
Glen Lavender Joe Williams


Korean War
W. Howard Daughtry Jack Kimbrough
Linton Jackson Cowart


Vietnam War
Oscar Barker Jr. Lewis I. Biggers
Benjamin Stephen Fordham Wiley D. Hooks
Ronald E. Taylor Raymond Jinks

Brave Men of Candler County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 2009
2. Brave Men of Candler County Marker
Southwest corner of Courthouse lawn

 
Erected 1987 by Citizens of Candler County.
 
Location. 32° 23.848′ N, 82° 3.757′ W. Marker is in Metter, Georgia, in Candler County. Marker is on West Broad Street (State Highway 46) near North Kennedy Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Southwest corner of the Courthouse lawn. Marker is in this post office area: Metter GA 30439, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Legion Armed Forces Tribute (a few steps from this marker); Candler County (a few steps from this marker); Candler County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Sunbury Road (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Old Sunbury Road (approx. 9.3 miles away); Oliff, Rushing, Durrence House (approx. 10.2 miles away); Cedar Creek Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 11.1 miles away); Croatan Indian Community (approx. 13.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Metter.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,362 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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