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Benton County Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Benton County Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  (front)
A memorial to Benton Countians who gave their lives in service for their country.

W.W.I
Homer Beasley • Chaille Ferrell • Alfred Whitten • Robert Wynn

W.W.II
Preston C. Gresham • M.B. Brown Jr. • Olice J. Vauter • Durward King • Albert M. Shelby • Dan W. Hudspeth • Raymond A. Rowland • Clarence E. Norris • Clayton James • Jim Tucker • Elmer Houston • Henry Carroll, Jr. • Oneal Bradley • Jewel Hensley • Robert M. Lakey • Edwin Cox • W.B. May, Jr. • Billy Dixon • William J. Harrison • Gabriel May • John Fowler • James Crawford • Floyd Akin • Buddy Mannon • Hillman Ormon

Korea

Vietnam
William T. Gresham, Jr. • Henry C. Roland, Jr. • Lynn Coleman • Walter Hampton, Jr. • Henry C. Sanders • Lt. Gen. Robert M. Bond • Gary L. Jordon

(rear)
Died while serving on active duty
Lt. Gen. Robert M. Bond - USAF
Gary L. Jordon - USN
Robert Mitchell Bond - USAF
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location.

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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Benton County Veterans Memorial
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34° 49.969′ N, 89° 10.56′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Mississippi, in Benton County. Memorial is on South Main Street south of Ripley Avenue (State Highway 370), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ashland MS 38603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benton County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Nathan Bedford Forrest (within shouting distance of this marker); Willie Mitchell (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis Mill (approx. 11.1 miles away); Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (approx. 11.2 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 11.8 miles away); Blue Mountain College (approx. 13.9 miles away); Southern Literary Festival (approx. 14 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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