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Jay County W.W. I and W.W. II Honor Roll

 
 
Jay County W.W. I and W.W. II Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
1. Jay County W.W. I and W.W. II Honor Roll Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to Those Who made
the Supreme Sacrifice
in World War I and II


Patriotic Sacrifice

Forever Remembered

Robert Guy Ayers
( American Legion - Crest )
Post 211


Honor Roll

( Row One )

Ralph Burgess ∙ Arthur Hunt ∙ Fred Barr ∙ Lowell Butcher ∙ Noah Renner ∙ Albert Lindlay ∙ Merrel Ford ∙ Harry Gray ∙ David Whipple ∙ Claude Flahie ∙ John Layman ∙ Russel Tucker ∙ Otis Thompson ∙ Guy Ayers ∙ James Garringer ∙ Roy L. Gray ∙ Ralph V. Williamson ∙ Kenneth R. Beason ∙ Herbert Bubp ∙ Melville Bryan ∙ Arthur M. Bryan ∙ Darious Borton ∙ Farrell T. Blankenbaker ∙ James W. Bradley ∙ Clyde P. Brunson ∙ Amos V. Brosher ∙ William Curts ∙ Walter Bond, Jr.

( Row Two )

Milo Ludy ∙ John Frost ∙ Otis Kelley ∙ Lee B. Jones ∙ Robert C. Hare ∙ Henry C. Hatch, Jr. ∙ Charles L. Hathaway ∙ William E. Hildreth ∙ Glenn Hummer, Jr. ∙ Dorwain G. Hunt ∙ Harold E. Imel ∙ Charles R. Jones ∙ Lewis C. Landauer ∙ Dorwin M. Keller ∙ Leo W. Landess ∙ Wayne Matchett
Fieldpiece - - A few steeps away. image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
2. Fieldpiece - - A few steeps away.
∙ Cedric McCanless ∙ Ernest O. Minch ∙ Hobert McFadden ∙ Charles R. McLaughlin ∙ Donald L. Nelson ∙ Fred Newton, Jr. ∙Ralph W. Nichols

( Row Three )

Max Myers ∙ Paul E. May ∙ George Neil ∙ Robert Swank ∙ Henry Ramsey ∙ Everett Glendenning ∙ Richard Grafmiller ∙ John W. Gardner ∙ Frank Gaunt ∙ Chauncey M. Nixon ∙ Robert H. Frederick ∙ Ernest Norris ∙ Hubert Priest ∙ Adolph L. Rigby ∙ Donald Smiley ∙ Lyle P. Shifflet ∙ Charles Slack, Jr. ∙ Melvin Shauver, Jr. ∙ William F. Shepherd ∙ Loren E. Smith ∙ Edwin E. Stanton ∙ Ora E. Strait ∙ Louis A. Sommers

( Row Four )

Jacob Clough ∙ Herbert Dailey ∙ John Denton ∙ Chester Derringer ∙ Victor W. Wise ∙ Harden Farling ∙ Gerald W. Foltz ∙ Orville Franks ∙ Richard Farber ∙ Robert C. Norton ∙ William E. Williams ∙ Raymond O. Haines ∙ Lowell Golder ∙ Virgil Robinette ∙ Daniel Runyon ∙ George A. Yeager ∙ Wallace Smith ∙ Roy L. Whiteman ∙ Harry L. Whitesall ∙ John F. H. Weaver ∙ Paul A. Walmer ∙ Lewis O. Whipple ∙ William A. Trumbo ∙ George F. Theurer ∙ John D. Teeters ∙ James Garringer
Obverse View - - Fieldpiece image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
3. Obverse View - - Fieldpiece
∙ John W. Carder
 
Erected 1948 by Robert Guy Ayers American Legion Post # 211.
 
Location. 40° 26.049′ N, 84° 58.803′ W. Marker is in Portland, Indiana, in Jay County. Marker is on West Walnut Street west of North Commercial Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located on the North/West lawn of the American Legion Post in Portland, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 West Walnut Street, Portland IN 47371, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major General John P. C. Shanks (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jay County Veterans Honor Roll (approx. mile away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. 8.1 miles away); Golder Pottkotter Post Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.5 miles away in Ohio); Spring Hill Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.7 miles away in Ohio); West Grove (approx. 9.8 miles away); Green Mound Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 10 miles away in Ohio); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 10.6 miles away in Ohio). Click for a list of all markers in Portland.
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
Smaller Fieldpiece image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
4. Smaller Fieldpiece
Obverse View - - Smaller Fieldpiece image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
5. Obverse View - - Smaller Fieldpiece
Constitutional Boulder :: image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
6. Constitutional Boulder ::
Plaque on Boulder :: image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
7. Plaque on Boulder ::
Preamble to the Constitution of
The American Legion


For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America: To maintain Law and Order: To foster and perpetuate a one hundred per cent Americanism: To preserve the memories and incidents of our association in the Great War: To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, State and nation: To combat the autocracy of both the classes and masses: To make right the master of might: To promote peace and good will on Earth: To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of Justice, Freedom, and Democracy: To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
Name Panel - - Jay County W.W. I and W.W. II Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
8. Name Panel - - Jay County W.W. I and W.W. II Honor Roll Marker
 
 
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