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Rutherford County Veterans Memorial

 
 
Rutherford County World Wars Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 18, 2020
1. Rutherford County World Wars Memorial
Inscription.  
Honoring the men and women of Rutherford County who served our country in World Wars One and Two and dedicated to the everlasting memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in those great conflicts for the freedom of all men thruout the world.
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I do not know the dignity of their birth
but I do know the dignity of their death
Gen. Douglas McArthur


These our war dead
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World War I
Ewell D. Akin • Arthur N. Baron • Cherry N. Barrett • William H. Baskin • Charles E. Bell • Herbert Bell • Charles N. Brown • Fred H. Brown • Robert S. Brown • Porter E. Compton • Huffman Davis • Oscar Davis • Jesse Deere • D.F. Donnell • John W. Dyer • Chester F. Elrod • Robert Fleming • Walter Hall • James G. Hallow • Thomas E. Hallyburton • Ben Helton • George D. Hightower • Robert M. Holden • Houston Hoover • Porter H. Houston • David F. Hunter • Charlie E. Kelton • Edgar Manus • William McRae • Charles Melton • Niles Mitchell • George L. Modre • Phinieo Murfree • James L. Overall • Thomas A. Patterson • Irvin B. Phillips • Alfred Poff • Quiller
Rutherford County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 18, 2020
2. Rutherford County Veterans Memorial
Richardson • Sam B. Smith • William Smith • Willie Smith • Waymon Taylor • Edwin Witherspoon • John W. Woodward
World War II
Caleb Adcock • Sam G. Anderson • James Arnold • Egbert O. Baker • Ernest B. Barnes • Houston Baskin • James P. Baskin • Thomas A. Baskin • Robert Baxter • James M. Bell • Robert H. Bentley • William R. Bradford • Claude W. Brannon • Donald B. Brashear • Fred H. Brown • Horace L. Bugg • Edward C. Cannon • Martin Christopher • Henry M. Comer • Joe. B. Cooper • Malcolm L. Cooper • Walter F. Davenport • Coy H. Dunaway • Lucien L. Durham • Glen C. Elly • Hoyte H. Estes • Charlie L. Fana • Grandville Fleming • Donald Francis • John D. Gambill

in honored glory rest
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World War II Continued
Aubrey Haley • Gene Hall • Winford E. Hall • John Hand • William F. Harrell • Preston Harris • Thomas C. Herrod • David T. Hibdon • John H. Hicks • Samuel S. Hill • David M. Holden • Joe H. Howse • John B. Hunter • Willis W. Jernigan • Alfred H. Jones • Robert T. Kerr • Robert N. King • Norman W. Lane • Cliff Lewis • John B. Lewis • Morton Lines • George E. Lokey • Frank B. Lorance • James K. Lowe • William H. Manier • Howard J. Mankin • William H. Martin • Carl H. McKnight • Franklin W. Medlock • Franklin B. Merritt • Leonard D. Moore • Orbry H. Moore • Vernon E. Moore • William Neely III
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• Sam J. Nisbett • Howard H. Newsom • William M. Nickel • Harlan Norman • Elwood Palmer • Willie B. Parker • Morgan A. Payne • Sam W. Peebles • Leonard Prosnick • Herbert Reed • John W. Reeves, Jr. • James C. Rice • Jimmy Robertson • Edgar L. Rogers, Jr. • Howard Rogers • Joseph M. Ross • Robert J. Sarvis • Ernest H. Sauls • Jerry B. Scruggs, Jr. • Edward S. Seward • Benjamin T. Simpson • Robert K. Smith • John H. Smith • Roger E. Smith • Frederick M. Smotherman • Charles C. Sneed • Raymond Stacy • Thomas N. Stanford • Kenneth Steward, Jr. • Erskine Stroop • James D. Taylor • Robert H. Thomas • David A. Thompson, Jr. • Allie C. Towns, Jr. • Leo H. Travis • Chester R. Vaughn • Leonard H. White • Harry T. Wilkinson • William W. Wilson • Columbus P. Weeks

Korea
Wayne F. Black • Ethyl B. Haynes • Andy C. Johnson • William A. Kelley • George E. Lester • Leland M. Pate • Hoyte R. Taylor • Paul D. Wrather • Ray T. Hughes
Iraq - Freedom
A.F. Hawn II • J.D. Hirlston • Raymond O. Mitchell IV • Corey Kowall • Russell S. Hercules, Jr.

Vietnam
Sammie E. Alexander • Mark Albert Babson, Jr. • Robert R. Boyd • George W. Burkheart • Thomas M. Dillard • Herman D. Duncan • Larry Don Earls • Ronald John Ensley, Jr. • Joe Raymond Fulghum, Jr. • Robert Oliver Garant • Wilbur Leon Green • James Timothy Luscinski
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• Billy Lee Miller • Fred Evans Mitchell, III • Terry D. Moore • William Brandon O'Kieff • George D. Osborne • Williams G. Phillips • Richard Edward Wade • Eugene Merrill Woodson
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 35° 50.741′ N, 86° 23.498′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Public Square and South Church Street, on the left when traveling east on South Public Square. Marker is at southeast corner of Rutherford County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Public Square, Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (a few steps from this marker); 1860s View of East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); The Square During Occupation (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford County Boys (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan's Wedding (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Murfreesboro Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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