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Manchester in Coffee County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Vietnam War Memorial

Army • Navy • Air Force • Marines

 
 
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By Shelia Bowles
1. Vietnam War Memorial
Inscription.  
In everlasting and honored memory of the young sons of Coffee County who gave their lives in America's most unpopular war, they died not in vein because all served honorably and faithfully and our surviving veterans carry the torch of freedom to pass on to a new generation.

"To those who fight for freedom and liberty of their fellowman. Life has a flavor the protected will never know."

Veterans of Coffee County who made the Supreme Sacrifice in Viet-Nam
Richard Bradley • Ray Fletcher • Kenneth Kirkes • freddie R. Kelley • Homer B. Bell, Jr. • Joseph Nemeth • Elmer L. Keasling • Wayne Phillips • Timothy Worth • Lewis Wilson • James Kindel • Walter D. Smith • Johnny R. Lynn • Leslie E. Gaultney • Charles E. Fletcher • James E. Robinson • J. Terrell Wilkinson • John J. Clark • Randy N. Ward • Gerald D. Anthony • Kenneth W. Martin • Eldeon B. Oakley • Ronald D. Perry • Terrill E. Bradford • Wayne D. May

"May they rest in peace"

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location.
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35° 29′ N, 86° 5.314′ W. Marker is in Manchester, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Memorial is on North Spring Street just south of West Fort Street, on the right when traveling south. In the East Courtyard of the Coffee County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 W Main St, Manchester TN 37355, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I and II Marker (here, next to this marker); Coffee County UDC Memorial (here, next to this marker); Korean War (here, next to this marker); Desert Storm (a few steps from this marker); Corporal Brian James Schoff (a few steps from this marker); The Civilian Conservation Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); War Comes to Manchester (within shouting distance of this marker); Tullahoma Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manchester.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2020, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 24, 2020, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 3, 2021