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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

This street is dedicated to the memory of Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor

 
 
Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
1. Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor Marker
Inscription.  1st Field Artillery Battery D 2nd Division
Born July 17th 1892 Killed in Action April 8th 1918 Ranzier, France
The first to give his life for Knox County World War I
Erected by the American Legion Knoxville Post No. 2
June 20, 1949
 
Erected 1949 by American Legion Knoxville Post No. 2.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 35° 57.913′ N, 83° 56.231′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Memorial is at the intersection of Ailor Avenue and North 17th Street, on the right when traveling east on Ailor Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37921, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Mechanicsville (approx. ¼ mile away); Knoxville College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Sanders (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Assault Upon Fort Sanders (approx. half a mile away); Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument (approx. half a mile away); 79th New York Infantry (Highlanders) Monument
Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
2. Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor
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(approx. half a mile away); Confederate States of America Camp Van Dorn (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sanders (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .  Lillard E. Ailor. (Submitted on September 4, 2017.)
 
Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
3. Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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