Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Roll of Honor
These Palmetto trees were planted and this tablet erected by
the Savannah Women's Federation
in loving honor of the Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines
who died in the Great War
for the cause of World Liberty
David Gordon Allen∙ Joseph Arnold ∙ Fred M. Allison ∙ Andrew John Andrews ∙ Joseph Francis Bohan ∙ Horace P. Bouchelle ∙ Dean W. Brantley ∙ Augustus O. Briggs ∙ Clarence Brown ∙ Solomon Brown ∙ Henry G. Bruce ∙ Ernest Butler ∙ William W. Carter ∙ Stearns C. Cole ∙ Arthur Bryan Culpepper ∙ George M. Crawford ∙ Lemuel C. Davis ∙ Thomas L. Davis ∙ William M. Davis ∙ Roy Dearman ∙ Kell Dye ∙ Harry Demosthenes ∙ John L. Dufour Jr. ∙ Beverley D. Evans Jr. ∙ Joseph S. Falk ∙ Champion Falligant ∙ James T. Fellows ∙ Harold W. Ferst ∙ Lewis Fisher ∙ Zodie C. Forrester ∙ David Friedman ∙ George Morrison Frierson ∙ Francis George Fry ∙ Harry G. Garvin ∙ Henry
David Adkin ∙ Vance Allison ∙ Richard Ancrom ∙ Remus Bacon ∙ James Bailey ∙
"They do not die who serve humanity".
given by Chatham Post 36
April 26, 1929 in memory of
their comrades who fell
during the World War
Location. 32° 2.865′ N, 81° 5.079′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Victory Drive near Waters Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located on the northwest corner of Daffin Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles American Grand Prize Races (approx. 0.2 miles away); Savannah High School (approx. half a mile away); Colored Library Association of Savannah (approx. one mile away); Georgia Infirmary (approx. one mile away); Mother Mathilda Beasley, O.S.F. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lawton Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Johnny Mercer (approx. 1.4 miles away); Birthplace of Eighth Air Force (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Also see . . . City of Savannah. In February 1923, the last American troops returned from Europe. The ship's first stop was Savannah. The troops, of about 1,200, were greeted by 75,000 people at the port of Savannah. In honor of the occasion, the Big Duke Alarm Bell was rung, the Washington Guns were fired, and the governor of Georgia was present. (Submitted on May 6, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 658 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on March 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.