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Parsons in Tucker County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

We Are Free Because You Were Brave!

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
1. We Are Free Because You Were Brave! Marker
Inscription.  
Korean
Elmer L. Barkley • Jack D. Blosser • Delbert L. Cosner • Thomas R. Harper • Leonard Hebb • Denzil L. Judy • Andrew R. Ketterman • Warren G. Long • Leonard D. Nestor • Doyle D. Pennington • Forrest C. Poling • Forrest J. Poling • Ross D. Simmons • Benjamin F. Sowers • Michael A. Taylor • Carl W. White • Richard W. White • Gerald E. Wotring
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Southeast Asia
Viet Nam
Raymond L. Armentrout • Thomas A. Johnson • Charles W. Lantz • Charles W. Lantz • Victor A. Mazitis • Ronald K. Pennington

Honor Roll
"This light burns constantly in memory of these men from Tucker County who lost their lives on foreign soil."

World War I
James A. Buckley • Charles Carr • Arteband Conti • Frank J. Fisher • Walter L. Haynes • Kenny Huffman • Lester F. Hughes • Lonzo S. Pipscomb • Dayton Metz • Howard S. Meyers • C. Earl Parsons • Brady D. Phillips • Delbert D. Poling • Hoy B. Rosier • Benjamine H. Sisler • Clyde H. Slider • Fortunato Valenzio • Oliver E. Wilfong

World War II
Charles R. Bradshaw
We Are Free Because You Were Brave! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
2. We Are Free Because You Were Brave! Marker
• Joseph Barb • Woodrow C. Barr • Kenneth L. Barnes • Richard D. Birum • Samuel R. Blackman • John J. Bogdonovich • Warren E. Bonner • William V. Boyles • Hoy H. Bright • Robert G. Burger • Harold Burns • Wilbur Y. Burns • Paul R. Carr • Thomas R. Carr • Lee Carrico • Melvin R. Dawson • Thomas L. Delaney

Michael Dimc • Stanley F. Drwall • Walter C. Drwall • Michael Durdon • Harold C. Elyard • Leonard Haller • Lee D. Hanlin • Cooper Harman • Philip H. Harper • Edwin G. Harsh • Wayne C. Heath • Russell O. Helmick • Charles E. Hickerson • Estel Hinkle • Garland L. Holcomb • Richard M. Hull • Donald C. Kelley

George Lansberry, Jr. • Stanley LeMasters • CArl W. Loughry • Junior R. Luzier • Vincent Mazza • Warren G. Miller • Dennis Moore • Ralph E. Nesbitt • Jack Clem Nutter • Alton J. Pase • Dennis O. Pase • Carl R. Pennington • Luther Pennington • Adrian D. Phillips • Cleon W. Raese, Jr. • Joseph Robinson • Harry B. Sayers

Cecil R. Sheets • Alfred L. Slaubach • Edward L. Smith • John H. Snyder • Willis E. Spessert • Eldon W. Sponaugle • Laurence C. Stankus • Jack G. Stankus • Carl Teter • Richard Thayer • Ernest J. Turner • PReston Vanscoy • Dominick Vozzo • Argil H. Warner • Laurence L. Whitehair • Oscar L. Wilson • Raymond Wojcic • Ernest Wolford • Roy E. Young
 
Erected by General Garnett Post No. 4322, Veterans
We Are Free Because You Were Brave! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
3. We Are Free Because You Were Brave! Marker
of Foreign Wars, Parsons, West Virginia; Erected by Contributions.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 5.808′ N, 79° 40.815′ W. Marker is in Parsons, West Virginia, in Tucker County. Memorial is on 1st Street (U.S. 219) just west of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 1st St, Parsons WV 26287, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Williams v. Board of Education Case (here, next to this marker); Tucker County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Corrick's Ford Battle (a few steps from this marker); 213 1st Street (a few steps from this marker); Tucker County Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Parsons / Corrick's Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of All Women who Served in the Armed Forces to Preserve America's Freedom (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parsons.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 22 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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