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Smyrna, Tennessee Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 12, 2021
1. Smyrna, Tennessee Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  

In honor of those
who made the supreme
sacrifice for freedom
John D. Gambill — 1942 • John B. Hunter — 1946 • Robert N. King — 1944 • Richmond F. B. Merritt — 1946 • William D. Neeley, III — 1946 • Samuel W. Peebles, Jr. — 1944 • Allie C. Towns, Jr. — 1946 • Fred Evans Mitchell, III — 1968

Additional tablet:
In honor of those
who made the supreme
sacrifice for freedom
SSgt. Asbury F. Hawn — 2005 • SPC Raymond N. Mitchell, III — 2007 • CW2 Billie Jean Grinder — 2010
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 35° 59.734′ N, 86° 31.226′ W. Marker is in Smyrna, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Memorial can be reached from Sam Ridley Parkway (Tennessee Route 266). Marker is on paved trail southwest of Capt. Jeff Kuss Memorial Plaza on south side of Sam Ridley Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 Sam Ridley Parkway East, Smyrna TN 37167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Smyrna, Tennessee Veterans Memorial additional tablet image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 12, 2021
2. Smyrna, Tennessee Veterans Memorial additional tablet
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. Smyrna, Tennessee World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Smyrna Airport (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Jeff Kuss, USMC (within shouting distance of this marker); Smyrna Railroad Depot (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sam Davis (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dewitt Smith Jobe (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sam Davis Gravesite (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Sam Davis Boyhood Home (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smyrna.
 
Smyrna, Tennessee Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 12, 2021
3. Smyrna, Tennessee Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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