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Danville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War I Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones
1. World War I Memorial
Inscription.  
These trees are dedicated to the men who lost their lives in World War I

Lt. Gail Hamilton Alexander • J. Campbell Berkeley • Edward Batteu • Matthew Chatten • Robert L. Clark • Andrew J. Collins • Lossie F. Elliott • Ira N. Elliott • Robert C. Eanes • Cheetle B. East • James N. Evans • Waldon S. France • Ernest O. Gray • Russell I. Grant • James W. Glidewell • Vester Hall • James G. Hall • Jesse A. Holt • Walter E. Hundley • Bartlett James • Samuel O. Jones • Darrell Jordan • Major Robert Emmett Lea • Franklin Clay Lipford • Mitchell F. Lloyd • Ollie Mitchell • Nelson Mitchell • Henry C. Medlin • Edgar Mimms • Carl Rosser Norburn • James F. Odum • Deane Orgain • John C. Pruitt • Ballard Pruitt • Barney Puryear • Charles W. Ritchie • Lester M. Rhodenhizer • William Oscar Strange • James Muscoe Turner • B. Rivers White • Edward Hodge Wyles
 
Erected by Kiwanis International.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 36° 

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By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
2. World War I Memorial
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34.714′ N, 79° 24.546′ W. Marker is in Danville, Virginia. Memorial is at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Avenue and West Main Street (Virginia Route 293), in the median on Mt. Vernon Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 271 W Main St, Danville VA 24541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); The A.J. Montague House (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Jackson Montague (within shouting distance of this marker); Averett University (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick Delius (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stratford College (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Langhorne House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lady Astor Birthplace (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
 
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 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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