North Wilkesboro in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Wilkes County World War I Memorial
[1920 plaque —
on west side of monument]
In Grateful Memory of the Men
of Wilkes County who Gave
Their Lives in The World War.
Lt. Thomas Joe James • Lt. Mack Joines • James W. Crysel • Silas Triplett • Charles C. Walker • Clyde Edgar Watkins • William McKinley Wilcox • George Franklin Adams • Clinton A. Anderson • Elbert Anderson • Daniel Greenbury Barnette • Aaron Burr Bowers • Boss Brooks • John Brown • Ernest Byrd • Philp Philo Church • Joseph John Clanton • Richard Madison Clanton • Edgar Combs • Charles W. Cothren • John C. Dameron • Isaac Plato Dancy • James F. Emerson • Albert F. Foster • Roby Ferguson [colored] • Geo. Wellborn [colored] • Cuba Hackett • James Samuel Gray • Felix Cana Gould • Thomas E. Hamby • Eugene Harrington • James Henry Hodge • James Arthur Holder • Tyre Valentine Huie • Richard Johnson • German L. Johnson • Talmadge Joines • Jean Kendall • Estill C. Lowman •
This Memorial Avenue Planted
November 11, 1920 by the Civic
League of North Wilkesboro.
[2000 plaque —
on east side of monument]
Plaque was Rededicated
Adams, George F. • Anderson, Clinton A. • Anderson, Elbert • Barnett, Daniel G. • Bowers, A. Burr • Brooks, Boss • Brown, John • Byrd, Ernest • Byrd, Robert • Church, Phillip P. • Clanton, Joseph J. • Clanton, Richard M. • Combs, Edgar • Cothren, Charles W. • Crysel, James W. • Dameron, John C. • Dancy, Isaac P. • Emerson, James F. • Ferguson, James E. • Ferguson, Roby • Foster, Albert F. • Gould, Felix C. • Gray, James S. • Hackett, Robert • Hamby, Thomas E. • Harrington, Eugene • Hodge, James H. • Holder, James A. • Howell, Charles H. • Huie, Tyra V. • James, T. Joe • Joines, Mac • Joines, Talmadge • Johnson, German L. •
Erected 1920 by Civic League of North Wilkesboro.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I.
Location. 36° 9.685′ N, 81° 8.849′ W. Marker is in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Memorial is at the intersection of West D Street and Memorial Avenue (9th Street), on the right when traveling west on West D Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Wilkesboro NC 28659, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Boone Trail Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away); James B. Gordon (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Cranor House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Starr HouseSomers-Foster House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Brown-Cowles House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Gurney Talmadge & Julia Phillips Mitchell House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Wilkesboro.
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