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World War II Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 9, 2021
1. World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
In honor of the men and women of Orange County, Virginia who served in the Second World War and in memory of the 44 who gave their lives

Andrews, Wm. McKendree • Beck, William Edwin • Breeden, General Lee • Bryant, Gordon Otto • Clatterbuck, William R. • Claude, David Kerr • Corbin, Roy Franklin • Crawford, P. Woodrow • Davis, Louis Sanford • Dean, King Jackson • Deane, Laurence Dare • Ellis, Russel Kenneth • Gilbert, Twyman Alfred • Gipson, Clifton Lee • Gipson, Thomas Ellis • Grasty, C. Franklin • Grymes, William B. • Hamilton, F. Gilbredth • Harris, Edward Parker • Hughes, Wallace Edward • Jackson, Oscar • Johnson, Irvin • Keeler, Vance Hite • Lohr, Jesse C. • Long, Marvin Ashby • Maples, Andrew, Jr. • Martin, Wm. Emmanuel • Mason, Wm. Barton, Jr. • Nottingham, Severn M., Jr. • Peacher, Ernest Edward • Raup, Robert William • Reynolds, William F. Jr. • Richardson, Edward H. • Rones, Wyatte L. • Simpson, Raleigh R. • Smith, Robbie W. • Stevenson, Henry • Thompson, Harrison • Tisdale, Tyrus Heber • Turner, Hezekiah • Wallace, John Raymond • Waller, Edward,

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Erected by Orange Post 156, The American Legion; and Citizens of Orange County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 38° 14.712′ N, 78° 6.687′ W. Marker is in Orange, Virginia, in Orange County. Memorial is on West Main Street just west of North Madison Road (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 W Main St, Orange VA 22960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); Montpelier and Madison's Tomb (a few steps from this marker); Honoring the People of Orange County (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Dead (a few steps from this marker); General Zachary Taylor (a few steps from this marker); Crosthwaite Alley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orange.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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