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Ennis in Ellis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Pierce Park

 
 
Pierce Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 11, 2021
1. Pierce Park Marker
Inscription.  

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
R.F. Rickard
Glynn Massey
Fred Reyther
Guy Youngblood

Side panel 2
R.H. Bush
W. L. Cook
Leo W. Ford
E.V. Alaminski
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 AreasRailroads & StreetcarsWar, 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
Side Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 11, 2021
2. Side Panel 1
(within shouting distance of this marker); 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.
 
Side Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 11, 2021
3. Side Panel 2
The view of the Pierce Park Marker from the road image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 11, 2021
4. The view of the Pierce Park Marker from the road
 
 
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 45 times since then. 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.
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