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World War I Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
1. World War I Memorial
Inscription.  
To the memory of the sons of
Washington and Lee University
who sacrificed their lives for the cause of freedom in the service of our country and her allies. 1914-1918

George Moncrief Anderton, '12 • Howard Baker Barton, '17 • George Marvin Betty, '13 • Jay Frank Clemmer, Jr., '15 • Sidney Mathias Baxter Coulling, Jr., '16 • Cyrus McLawson DeArmon, '12 • Paul Waples Derrickson, '15 • William Lambuth Drake, '13 • Saunders Felming, '07 • Guy Nelson Forrester, '01 • Oswald Wilson Gott, Jr., '12 • Richard Helm Graham, '09 • Josiah Porter Green, '17 • John D. Alderson Harman, '12 • William White Holt, '16 • John Kirkpatrick, '15 • Louis Moomaw Layman, '13 • John Arthur Lingle, Jr., '15 • Aud Edward Lusk, '17 • Lawrence Bennett Loughran, '11 • Frederic Fagg Mallow, '15 • Abram Clifford McDougall, '07 • Clovis Moomaw, '12 • Frank Murchison Moore, '14 • David Sharpley Noble, '18 • Henry Morgan Patton, '16 • Charles Quarrier, '12 • Charles Carter Riticor, '14 • Kiffin Yates Rockwell, '11 • Frank Bennedict Scarry, '15 • J. Henry Smith, '18 • Basil Leighton
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
2. World War I Memorial
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Steel, '08 • Prentiss Guthried Thompson, '15 • Herbert McKinley Vest, '15

Students Army Training Corps
Marshall McClure Callison, '18 • George Gilbert Child, '18 • Donald Anderson Spotts, '18
 
Erected by Washington and Lee University.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 37° 47.195′ N, 79° 26.506′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Memorial is at the intersection of North Jefferson Street and West Henry Street, on the left when traveling north 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. David Rohrer Herr, Jr. '84 (here, next to this marker); Christopher James Coffland '88 (here, next to this marker); Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 9/11 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named World War II Memorial (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 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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