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World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
World War I

April 6, 1917- November 11, 1918
Dedicated to all Breathitt Countians who served “over there” in the “war to end all wars”. To all those who supported the war effort in any fashion and in memory of the following who gave their lives to make the world safe for democracy.

Marion Adkins • George Baker • George Brewer • Charley Campbell • Jesse Carpenter • Jesse Centers • John Dale • Garfield Deaton • James Fugate • Wm W Gillum • Jarrett Grigsby • Willie Grigsby • Roscoe Gross • Charles B. Hall • Edward Cuerrant Hargis • Robert W. Hill • Joel Lee • Curtis Linden • South McIntosh • James Noble • Willie Oney • Moore Riley • Price Roark • Fred Smith • Ashford Watts • Samuel Wells • Pearl G. Wireman • Linden Wyatt
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 37° 33.234′ N, 83° 23.016′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Kentucky, in Breathitt County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Brown Street on Main Street. This monument is located in Breathitt County War Memorial.

Breathitt County War Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
2. Breathitt County War Memorial Plaza
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Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson KY 41339, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willie Sandlin (here, next to this marker); Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); "Bloody Breathitt" (within shouting distance of this marker); Breathitt Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Breathitt County (within shouting distance of this marker); Broken Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Quicksand — 1864 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Sam and Nola of Morris Fork (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Frank Profitt, February 24, 2021
3. World War I Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on February 27, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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