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Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park

1900-1916 / World War I / 1919-1940

 
 
Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
1. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
Inscription.  
Rotary Club of Sparta
This park is dedicated to the veterans and families of White County who served this great nation in times of peace and war. Our veterans lived, worked and fought to secure the freedom and liberty enjoyed by all Americans. Let this place serve as a reminder to all veterans and future generations that courage in the face of danger is the first step on the path toward victory and peace.

Legend
★ Medal of Honor
✠ Distinguished Service Cross
✠ Navy Cross
✠ Air Force Cross
✩ Silver Star

[1900-1916]
Jarvis, Joseph A. Army KIA

[World War I]
Austin, Shelah D. Army • Baker, Joe W. Army KIA ♥ • Brogden, Ira G Army • Crawford Sr., Robert L. Army • Dodson, Edward O. Army KIA ♥ • Elrod, Raymond Army • Elrod, William True Army • England, Tommie L. Army • England, William M. Army • Greer, James A. Army • Grissom, Joe D. Army • Grissom, Lorie B. Army • Hale, Samuel E. Army • Hennessee W. Clayton USMC KIA • Hunter, Braxton B. Navy • Kinnaird, Herman D. Army • Kirby, Horace L. Army • Knowles Sr., Wesley
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T. Army • McPeak, James Heod Army KIA ♥ • Mitchell, Elmo Army • Pippin, Henry H. Army • Price, Quil Army KIA ♥ • Russell, Oscar B. Navy • Schockley, Grant Army KIA ♥ • Scott, Ambrose Dudley Army • Smith, Lemon C. Army • Snodgrass Sr., John V. Army • Thompson, William Albert Army • Turrington, Charlie C. Army • Walker, Wesley M. Army • White, Claude Army • Worley, Taylor Army • Young, William C. Army • Young, Robert D. Navy • Harris, Bob F. Army • Fowler, Samuel R. Army • Cunningham, Landon C. Army • Finley, Will C. Army • Geer, James A. Army • Goodwin, Marion Dallas Army • Howard, Augustus P. Army • Johnson, Ammon E. Army • Manus, Roy Army • Oakley, James F. Army • Shockley, Grant Army KIA ♥ • Simpson, Wilburn O. Army • Sims, Henry C. Army • Judd, Milton C. Army • Sparkman, Cooper L. Army • Webster, Joe M. Army • Wilson, Dibrell L. Army • Hill, Malcolm C. Army ♥ • Randolph, Gilbert Army • Shockey, Eston B. Army • Sims, Haskell D. Army • Foster, Cecil Army • Johnson, Roscoe C. Army • Wilson, John Army • Scoggins, Erasemus L. “Rowdy” Army • Tubb, Claude E. Army • Anderson, Henry C. Army DS • Bryant, James H. Air Service DS • Day, Norman M. Army DS • Doney, John D. Army KIA • Erwin, Burd R. Army DS • Graham, William Perry Army DS • Kirby, Fred S. Army DS • Miller, James W. Army DS • Mitchell, Huey V. Army DS • Sherrell, Ambros S. Army DS •
Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
2. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
First panel.
Simms, James Army DS

[1919-1940]
Dibrell, John T. Army • Hickey, Robert L. USMC • Sorrell, Carroll J. Army
 
Erected 2014 by Rotary Club of Sparta.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross Recipients, the Medal of Honor Recipients, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, and the Rotary International series lists.
 
Location. 35° 55.55′ N, 85° 27.837′ W. Marker is in Sparta, Tennessee, in White County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Brockman Way (U.S. 70) and North Main Street, on the right when traveling west on West Brockman Way. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparta TN 38583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (a few steps from this marker); White County Veterans Memorial
Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
3. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
World War I and 1919-1940 panel
(a few steps from this marker); White County (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Kerr Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Double Eagle Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sparta.
 
More about this marker. The ♥ symbol denotes a Purple Heart recipient.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3. submitted on May 19, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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