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Van Buren in Carter County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Carter County Veterans Memorial

 
 
Front of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 29, 2010
1. Front of Memorial
Inscription. (Front):
Erected by the
citizens of Carter County
in memory of
our soldier boys who lost
their lives in World War
of 1917
William Thomas Main
Charles O. Marchbank
Oscar Marchbank
George L. Shiffler
Ed. Morler
J.L. Kinnard
Charles E. McSpadden
Leslie Morlan
Walter Stucker
Charles A. Bounds

(Left Side):
Veterans of World War II
Asie Boyer
David L. Strucker
Robert L. Randolph
Donald Davis
Chester F. Rodgers
John Lane
Leon A. Bollinger
Gilbert L. Farris
Gordon Rose

(Right Side):
Veterans of World War II
Alonzo Robertson
Lloyd F. Griffin
David Blue
John Levengood
Cecil F. Moss
Milton W. Wilson
Norman E. Roy
Luin W. Sartin
Hardy Robertson

(Back):
Veterans of Korean War
Ray Murphy
Topel C. Fox
Thomas H. Campbell
 
Location. 36° 59.72′ N, 91° 0.872′ W. Marker is in
Left Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 29, 2010
2. Left Side of Memorial
Van Buren, Missouri, in Carter County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Business U.S. 60) and Oliver Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Located on the northwest corner of the county courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Van Buren MO 63965, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Van Buren (a few steps from this marker); Big Spring (approx. 3.2 miles away); Big Spring-A Karst Topography (approx. 3.2 miles away); There Was Work To Be Done (approx. 3.5 miles away); Camp Hains - 1710 (approx. 3.5 miles away); CCC - A Peace-Time Army (approx. 3.5 miles away); Building Human Happiness (approx. 3.5 miles away).
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
Right Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 29, 2010
3. Right Side of Memorial
Back of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 29, 2010
4. Back of Memorial
Doughboy Statue on Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 29, 2010
5. Doughboy Statue on Memorial
County World War I Memorial, Marker, and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
6. County World War I Memorial, Marker, and Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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