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Morgan County World War II Memorial

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
1. Morgan County World War II Memorial
Inscription.  [Center]
1941 World War II 1945

Erected in
memory of
those from
Morgan
County
who made
the supreme
sacrifice in
World War II


[Left wing]
Forever Honored

Alford, George • Ayers, Thomas P. • Bartlett, Richard G. • Bennett, Jesse A. • Benton, David A. • Beshers, Jack D. • Betterton, Hubert M. Jr. • Blankenship, Sam C. • Blankenship, Theron A. • Blankenship, William C. • Blevins, James H. • Bowersock, Lowell F. • Bowling, James L. • Brewer, Charles R. • Brindley, Warren B. • Britain, Robert D. • Brown, Charles W. • Brown, Lester V. • Brown, Worley A. • Bruce, Orbie L. • Burgess, Johnie • Burgess, Percy B. • Carithers, Marvin L.B. • Carpenter, Lawrence A. • Carter, Otto L. Jr. • Choate, Frank L. • Clemons, Walter M. • Coleman, Mack M.F. • Compton, Jewell • Conley, Carl F. • Couey, Percy H. • Crawford, Charles L. • Craig, Pearl H. • Cryer, Arlin • Curbow, Charles C. • Dancy, William M. • Davis, Alton • Dempsey, Earl J. • Dever, Paul L. • Drake, Euel T. • Drinkard, Acie B. • Duke, Sterling B. • Dunaway, Herbert R. • Duncan,
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
2. Morgan County World War II Memorial
Left wing
Robert P. • Dunn, Shelton H. • Elliott, Modie H. • Estes, Henry F. • Farley, Rice • Fields, Ezell W. • Gosline, Roy L. • Grantland, Elvin T. • Hagood, Lynn • Hargrove, Robert G. • Hamilton, Roy T. • Hamp, Hershell E. • Hampton, Bruce • Harris, Edward V. • Henderson, James H. • Henderson, James M. • Hendrix, Thomas J. • Higdon, Gurnie H. • Hill, Obie D. • Hill, Tillman P. • Hodges, Davis J. • Hoff, Atlee H. • Houser, Joseph T. • Howard, Frederick W. • Huddleston, John O. • Hulsey, William P. • Hunter, Robert W. • Isbell, James S. • Johns, Edwin W. • Johnson, Burtis • Johnson, Earl L. • Johnson, James D. • Johnson, William H. Jr. • Johnston, Ben E. Jr. • Kennedy, Millard C. • Kirby, Frank H. Jr. • Lanier, James W. • Latham, Eulas W. • Latham, Marvin W. • Lemons, Earnest A. • Linley, Grady H. • Looney, James V. • Lynam, James C. • Martin, June • Matthews, Edward A.

[Right wing]
Forever Mourned

McCall, George D. • McDougal, Robert • McElroy, Hudson D. Jr. • Melson, Jay • Mizell, Denson • Mitchell, France • Moore, Howard D. • Mullins, John E. • Nicholson, Clarence D. • Norris, Hulen B. • Norris, Leon E. • Oldacres, Chester A. • Parker, Willis M. • Parker, Raphael B. • Payne, John T. • Pearce, Harry M. • Petty, George B. • Price, Willie K. • Priest, William M. • Prince, Jessie G. • Pruitt, Harold P. • Puckett, Rube E. Jr. • Purser, Edward
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
3. Morgan County World War II Memorial
Right wing
W. • Putman, Howard W. • Raley, James W. • Randle, William C. • Reeves, Herald L. Jr. • Rice, Grady L. • Rice, George E. • Ridgeway, Arlin L. • Roberts, Arville L. • Roberts, Hal E. • Roberts, Lyle T. • Roberts, Orville H. • Robinson, Ewing • Rollins, Robert Q. • Rooks, Kenneth • Rowe, Max • Runager, Homer D. • Russell, James D. • Russell, James K. • Sapp, Calvin • Sanders, Garland H. • Shackleford, Billie B. • Shelton, Joe K. • Shockley, John T. • Simmons, William • Simrell, Paul L. • Sims, Homer Z. • Sivley, Gene M. • Slate, Wayne • Smith, Joseph D. • Sowers, Eugene • Speake, Fred M. Jr. • Stockton, Eugene L. • Srickland, James O. • Stuart, Gaines R. • Summers, Douglas D. • Taylor, Tom F. • Terry, Carl W. • Thomas, E. L. • Thomas, James O. • Thompson, Walter • Thornhill, Albert R. • Todd, Flecther W. • Tucker, Ulys A. • Tyler, James E. • Vaughn, Benjamin F. • Vest, Ernest F. • Wade, William W. • Walden, Rayburn M. • Weaver, Melvin L. • White, Fred H. • Williams, Hallie • Williams, Quiller • Winkles, Marion E. • Winton, Samuel C.
 
Erected by Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 11.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 34° 36.441′ N, 86° 59.033′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Alabama, in Morgan County. Memorial is
Morgan County World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
4. Morgan County World War II Memorial
at the intersection of Cain Street Northeast and Ferry Street Northeast, on the right when traveling east on Cain Street Northeast. Marker is in a park behind the Morgan County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur AL 35601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Scottsboro Boys" Case Landmark Decisions (a few steps from this marker); A County Older Than The State, Morgan County (within shouting distance of this marker); World War One (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War (within shouting distance of this marker); Decatur Vietnam War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (USA) (approx. Ό mile away); The Decatur Daily (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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