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Belmont in Gaston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Belmont World War II Memorial

The Spirit Of The Fighting Yank

 
 
Belmont World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 13, 2015
1. Belmont World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Erected In Honor Of
All Who Served In World War II
And Dedicated To
The Everlasting Memory Of Those
Who Gave Their Lives.

 
Erected 1946 by the Citizens of Belmont.
 
Location. 35° 14.52′ N, 81° 2.302′ W. Marker is in Belmont, North Carolina, in Gaston County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Main Street and Airline Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 South Main Street, Belmont NC 28012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Chronicle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charlotte Speedway (approx. 5.5 miles away); Boeing/Vertol CH-46A/E Sea Knight (approx. 6.3 miles away); PFC Raymond “Mike” Clausen Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Daniel E. Rhyne (approx. 6.7 miles away); Graham Family Homeplace (approx. 8.2 miles away); Eli Hoyle House (approx. 8.3 miles away); Loray Strike (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Monument was vandalized in 2012 at its former location at Belmont High School. Restored and moved here as part of a veterans plaza in 2014.
 
Also see . . .
Belmont World War II Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 13, 2015
2. Belmont World War II Monument

1. Spirit of the Fighting Yank at Stowe Park. (Submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. University of North Carolina documented information on monument. (Submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Belmont World War II Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 13, 2015
3. Belmont World War II Monument
Belmont World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 13, 2015
4. Belmont World War II Memorial
WW II Monument plaques and inscriptions. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 13, 2015
5. WW II Monument plaques and inscriptions.
The Spirit of the Fighting Yank E.M. Viquesney Sc. 1943. Spencer, Ind.
Lest We Forget The Monument Story
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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