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Saint Marys in Pleasants County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Vietnam War Memorial

1959–1975

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2021
1. Pleasants County Vietnam War Memorial
Inscription.  This memorial is dedicated to the men and women of Pleasants County who gave their lives and who served their country during the Vietnam War.

May the world rest in peace when all of our brothers are home from Vietnam.
 
Erected by Veterans of the Vietnam War Post 2.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 39° 23.367′ N, 81° 12.321′ W. Marker is in Saint Marys, West Virginia, in Pleasants County. Memorial is at the intersection of George Street and South Pleasants Highway / 3rd Street (West Virginia Route 2), on the left when traveling east on George Street. It is at the automobile entrance to the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 3rd St, Saint Marys WV 26170, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Raid on St. Marys (a few steps from this marker); St. Marys (within shouting distance of this marker); Hi Carpenter Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pleasants County / State of Ohio (approx. 0.4 miles away); Early Settlers
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By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2021
2. Pleasants County Vietnam War Memorial
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Captain Gordon C. Greene / Captain Mary Becker Greene (approx. 1.4 miles away in Ohio); Vaucluse (approx. 1.6 miles away); James W. Williamson (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saint Marys.
 
Additional commentary.
1. U.S. Military Fatal Casualties of the Vietnam War from Pleasants County, West Virginia
• Kerr, Everett Oscar — Air Force Lieutenant Colonel
• Miller, Charles Willard, Jr. — Marine Corps Corporal
• Rhinehart, Joseph Lee — Marine Corps Private First Class
• Rollins, William Blaine, Jr. — Army Specialist 4
• Templeton, David Lee — Army Specialist 4
• Wilson, William Wayne — Marine Corps Private First Class
    — Submitted April 30, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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