Ennis in Ellis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
In memory of employees of
The Dallas Division who
gave their lives for their
country in World War II
Named in honor of
Sgt. W.T. Pierce Jr.
First to die in combat
Side panel 1
Side panel 2
W. L. Cook
Leo W. Ford
W.T. Pierce Jr.
Erected 1947 by Southern Pacific Lines - Dallas Division Service Club.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars • War, World II.
Location. 32° 19.72′ N, 96° 37.657′ W. Marker is in Ennis, Texas, in Ellis County. Memorial is at the intersection of Northwest Main Street and West Knox Street, on the right when traveling north on Northwest Main Street. The Memorial is located at the Pierce Park along the railroad tracks. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ennis TX 75119, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Railroads in Ennis (within shouting distance of this marker); Katie Daffan The Southern Pacific Railroad in Ennis (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Ennis (within shouting distance of this marker); Ennis National Bank Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Minnie McDowal (about 500 feet away); LaJuan Schlegel (about 500 feet away); Ennis City Hall (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ennis.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 17, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.