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Marion in Marion County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
1. World War Memorial Marker
Inscription. (Front):
“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

(Reverse):

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
World War Memorial Marker Reverse image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
2. World War Memorial Marker Reverse
Street (South Carolina Highway 76), in the median on South Main Street. Touch 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. mile 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
3. World War Memorial Marker
Full view of the front of the marker
World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
4. World War Memorial Marker
Full view of the reverse side of the marker
Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
5. Overview
Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
6. Overview
The marker can be seen in the distance with the Veterans Memorial Triangle closer.
WWI Mortar image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
7. WWI Mortar
WWI Machine Gun image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
8. WWI Machine Gun
These are beside the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 636 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 18, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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