Marion in Marion County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
World War Memorial
“To you from failing hands we throw the torch; be yours to hold it high.”
1917 ~ 1918
Gave their lives: Brown, Fernie E.; Grainger, Ernest M.; Holden, Stephen; Lane, William F.; Martin, Walter W.; Sloan, Hayes; Smith, David E.; Turner, Leon L.; Yarborough, George H.; Crawford, Marion H.; Hucks, George H.; Rogers, Melvin C.; Monroe, David E.; Anderson, Jesse; Brown, Henry L.; Edwards, Clarence D.; Elliott, William H.; Harrell, Quince E.; Johnson, Gee; Jolly, Bert; Love, Richard T.; Monroe, John T.; Rogers, Berry T.; Shelley, Elly G.; Strickland, Hugh; Williamson, Perry J.; Williamson, Charlie W.
Erected by Marion City Schools 1927
1917 ~ 1918
Gave Their Lives Colored: Boatwright, Major; Crawford, Richard L.; Elliott, Robert; Floyd, Daniel M.; Franklin, John; Godbold, Sylvester; Godfrey, Willie; Gordon, Will; Hayes, Gordon; Livingston, Samuel; Marcus, Dave; Mayham, Edward; Nichols, Ornie; Woodberry, Joseph L.
Erected 1927 by Marion City Schools.
Location. 34° 10.339′ N, 79° 24.039′ W. Marker is in Marion, South Carolina, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Liberty Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion SC 29571, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial Triangle (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Marion Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); To the Dead and Living Confederate Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Town Hall and Opera House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marion County / Marion Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Francis Marion (approx. half a mile away); Marion Academy (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Marion.
Categories. • War, World I •
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