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Brunswick in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Glynn County War Memorial

 
 
Glynn County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
1. Glynn County War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

Upper tablet:
Dedicated to
The men of Glynn County
who served their country and
to those named who gave their
lives for the preservation
of liberty and freedom

Wreath emblem
1917 The World War 1918
Arnold, Carle E. W., Jr. • Barrow, Columbus E. • Coney, William DeVoe • Harrison, Lewis D. • Houston, Malcom G. • Johnson, Onica • Leavy, Joseph DuBignon • McRea, Jaems A. • Ratcliffe, Eugene • Ross, Henry Thomas • Scarlett, Julian I. • Stephens, James R. • Tolnas, Trygue

Lower tablet:

Emblem Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Honor the dead by
helping the living
dedicated to
the men of Glynn County
who gave their lives
for their country in World War II

Tablets to the left and right list names of Glynn County citizens killed in World War II

Far left tablet:

In Memory of
Merchant Marines
Lost during U-Boat attack
April 8, 1942
Esso Baton Rouge
Carl Hollger • James Layne • William Scheich
S.S.
Glynn County War Memorial Center Panel - WWI and WWII image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Glynn County War Memorial Center Panel - WWI and WWII
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Oklahoma

Herman Baker • Joseph Boyd • Alfredo Carmona • Mattias Chorman • Richard Dooley • Arlis Edgar • Joseph Geary • Arthur Genter • Lastie Hance • William Howell • Frank Kroy • Stanley Majba • Robert McGregor • James Mott • John Price • James Riley • Charles Rivette • Osswald Ryder • Charles Sistrunk

[Middle left tablet]:
1950 Korea 1953
Davis, Henry, W. • Hodges, Ralph A. • Kaufman, Lewis • Payne, Billie • Singleterry, Gerald • Tyson, Lester • Worthy, Samuel B.

[Middle right tablet]:
1959 Viet Nam 1975
Spotanski, Serge W. • Anderson, Ronald C. • Armstrong, Atwell A. • Barker, Jack L. • Brantley, David W. • Bush, Glynn L. • Cameron, James F. • Downs, Arthur M. • Francis, Oscar T. • Groyner, Allen J. • Hancock, William T. • Honaker, R. Kermit • W. Hamlin Boswell • Lawrence, Larry E. • McDowell, William C. • Miller, Herbert • Proctor, Samuel, Jr. • Quinn, Michael E. • Rhodes, James Robert • Sharpe, Mack D. • Sizemore, Donald R. • Smith, Russell L. • Tyson, D.C.

Far right tablet:
War on Terrorism
Christopher J. Holland • Charles C. Gillican, III • John R. Stalvey
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, 2nd Iraq
Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Merchant Marine image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Merchant Marine
Between January and May 1942, 82 American vessels hauling badly needed war supplies were sunk by German submarines, often close to the U.S. coast -- including six off Georgia and Florida. Killed were hundreds of merchant seamen, civilians who didn't get veteran status until 1988.
War, AfghanistanWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 31° 9.139′ N, 81° 29.671′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Georgia, in Glynn County. Memorial is at the intersection of "G" Street and Union Street, on the left when traveling east on "G" Street. Marker is at the Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick GA 31520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glynn County (here, next to this marker); Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902 (a few steps from this marker); Machen Square East (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bernice Echols Grant (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Machen Square East (approx. 0.2 miles away); Machen Square West (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jekyll Square East (approx. Ό mile away); Colored Memorial School and Risley High School (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
 
Also see . . .  American Merchant Marine at War, (excerpt The Atlanta-Journal Constitution
Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Korea image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Korea
. German U-boat commander: Oklahoma was "a sitting duck" by Bill Hendrick The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, February 14, 1999 "This is the story of the Georgians who solved the mystery of the SS Oklahoma and its unnamed dead." (Submitted on October 30, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Vietnam image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Vietnam
Glynn County War Memorial Marker - War on Terrorism image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
6. Glynn County War Memorial Marker - War on Terrorism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,133 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 30, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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