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Person County Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Person County Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
In grateful memory of those who gave their lives in the service of their country

WW1, 1917-1918, U.S. Army
1/Lt. Bailey, William G. • *Pvt. Blackwell, Robert L. • Pvt. Brown, Lex G. • PFC. Childress, Willie • Pvt. Clayton, Henderson • PFC. Deanazo, Arthur • Pvt. Dixon, David G. • Pvt. Evans, Joseph G. • Pvt. Franklin, Benjamin J. • Pvt. Humphrey, Charlie H. • PFC. Long, Leonard J. • Sgt. Merritt, Fletcher, W. • PFC. Paylor, Bennie H. • Pvt. Rimmer, Dallas • Pvt. Terrell, Charlie • Pvt. Wilborn, George T. • Pvt. Wilborn, Johnnie • PFC. Williams, Hugh A. • Lt. Winstead, Guy J. • Pvt. Woody, Robert, L.

WW2, 1941-1945, U.S. Army
PFC. Blalock, Guy • Pvt. Bohanon, Andrew J. • Pvt. Breeze, Thomas Jr. • T/Sgt. Broach, William E. • Pvt. Broadwell, Ben F. • PFC. Brown, Emory A. • Pvt. Garver, Claude E. • Sgt. Carver, Raymond P. • PFC. Clayton, Calvin O. • Pvt. Day, Landon B. • Pvt. Denny, Eugene U. • PFC. Duncan, Eldridge B. • T/Sgt. Duncan, William H. • PFC. Fisher, Cam G. • S/Sgt. Gregory, Coy W. • PFC. Harris, Garland • Pvt. Hubbard,

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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. Person County Veterans Memorial
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John J. • PFC. Huff, Lewell T. • Pvt. Jackson, Francis M. • Pvt. Johnson, Charlie A. • PFC. Jordan, William A. • T/5. Lawson, Dallas • PFC. Merritt, William J. • S/Sgt. Moore, James W. Jr. • PFC. Morris, Walter • Pvt. Morris, William R. • PFC. Oakley, Allen L. • Pvt. Oakley, Melvin J. • Pvt. O'Briant, Harold J. • S/Sgt. Pearce, Hubery F. • Pvt. Pulliam, Clarence B. • PFC. Satterfield, James A. • T/5. Saunders, Henry R. • PFC. Shanko, Louis J. • PFC. Shotwell, Elwood M. • PFC. Stephens, Robert H. • PFC. Walthall, David G. • PFC. Whitfield, Bernard R. • PFC. Wilborn, John W. • T/Sgt. Winstead, Ralph L.

U.S. Army Air Force
S/Sgt. Allen, Henry G. • Cpl. Anderson, Harold R. • 1/Lt. Bullock, William C. Jr. • Pvt. Chambers, John M. • Sgt. Clayton, Burleigh G. Jr. • S/Sgt. Day, Philip B. • 1/Lt. Frederick, Wm. Ransome • S/Sgt. Harris, George • S/Sgt. Moore, James W. Jr. • S/Sgt. Satterfield, Luther S. • S/Sgt. Sheperd, Elmo W. • PFC. Taylor, James W. Jr. • Sgt. Todd, Royal P. • PFC. Omstead, Sam P. • 1/Lt. Whitefield, Edwin L. • S/Sgt. Whitt, Clyde G.

U.S. Navy
Flg. Bryant, Lawrence E. • S/1C. Russell, Reuben R. • CPO. Wirtz, George W.

U.S. Marine C.
Sgt. Swanson, James W.

Korea, 1950-1954, U.S. Army
PFC. Dunn, James W. • SP/4, Lunsford,

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Lemmie W. • William S. Melton • 2/Lt. Wilkerson, Gordon M.

Vietnam, 1965-1973
U.S. Army

2/Lt. Bray, William R. • S/Sgt. Drewery, Nolan F. • PFC. Ellis, Baker H. • PFC. Gentry, Michael L. • Pvt. Lawson, Dallas O. • SP/4 Shouff, James L. • SP/4 Wilde, William L. • SPO/4 Lunsford, Lemmie O. • SP4 Wilson, Sylvester

U.S. Marines
L/Cpl. Andrews, Michael W. • PFC. Lawson, Raymond G. • L/Cpl. Wilborn, Charlie L.

U.S. Air Force
Capt. Gravitte, Connie M.

*Medal of Honor
 
Erected 1979 by Relatives, friends and memberso f Lewell T. Huff Post 2058, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.A.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 36° 23.61′ N, 78° 59.045′ W. Marker is in Roxboro, North Carolina, in Person County. Memorial is on Abbitt Street just west of South Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 S Main St, Roxboro NC 27573, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Lester Blackwell (here, next to this marker); Korea (here, next to this marker); Site Of The Dowdy Hotel Jones Hotel And Hotel Roxboro (a few steps from

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this marker); Person County Courthouse Site (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); The Newells Jewelers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roxboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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