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Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial

 
 
Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
1. Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial
Inscription.  
To the memory of the sons of
Washington and Lee University
who sacrificed their lives in the service of their country during the Korean and Vietnam Wars

Korea
Robert Warner Crocker '52 • Robert Miller Garvin '46 • Francis Thomas Glasgow, II '49 • Robert Dodd Horn '52 • Leland Hume Lord '41 • Jacob Earle Manch '43 • John Dashiell Rouse '49 • Robert Harry Thomas '38 • William Simmons Todd, Jr. '46 • Herman Kerns Trammell, III '50 • James Milton Watson, Jr. '48 • Donald David Weaver '55 • Clarence Watson Wheelwright '53 • Thomas Payne Wilson '49

Vietnam
William Michael Akers '58 • Charles Christopher Bonnett '65 • William Caspari, III '58 • Robert Barry Crosby '68 • Jon Price Evans '37 • Robert Morrow Fortune '67 • Henry Poellnitz Johnston, Jr. '70 • Leo John Kelly, Jr. '66 • John Peter Luzis, Jr. '70 • James Howard Monroe '66 • Thomas Alexander Nalle, Jr. '54 • Ronald Oliver Sharnberg '63 • Louis Otey Smith '58 • Jay Webster Stull '60 • Frederick Nicholas Suttle, Jr. '67 • Walter Ludman Toy '63 • Scott Mitchell
Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
2. Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial
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Verner '65 • James Schenler Wood '63
 
Erected by Washington and Lee University.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 37° 47.189′ N, 79° 26.515′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Memorial is at the intersection of North Jefferson Street and West Henry Street, on the right when traveling south on North Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 9/11 Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); David Rohrer Herr, Jr. '84 (a few steps from this marker); Christopher James Coffland '88 (a few steps from this marker); Washington and Lee University (within shouting distance of this marker); General Lee’s Beloved Traveller (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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