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Shelby County WWI Honor Roll

 
 
Shelby County WWI Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Shelby County WWI Honor Roll Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet is dedicated
in memory of the boys of Shelby County who gave
their lives and were wounded in the World War.


Those Who Gave Their Lives
{List of names}
Those Who Were Wounded
{List of names}

"The right is more precious than peace
we shall fight for the things which we have always
carried nearest out hearts
to such a task we dedicate our lives."
Woodrow Wilson 1917

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson series list.
 
Location. 38° 12.64′ N, 85° 12.955′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Kentucky, in Shelby County. Memorial can be reached from 5th Street south of Main Street (Kentucky Route 53), on the right when traveling south. Located in Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5th Street, Shelbyville KY 40065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Shelby County WWI Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. Shelby County WWI Honor Roll Marker
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. The Blockhouse / Martin's Raid (a few steps from this marker); Shelbyville Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Founder Capt. William Shannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelby County, 1792 (within shouting distance of this marker); Squire Boone's Station, 1779 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky 1806 Return of Expedition / Death of Meriwether Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); The Armstrong Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Science Hill School (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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