Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Glenville in Gilmer County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Glenville State College World War II Veterans Memorial

 
 
Glenville State College World War II Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 27, 2021
1. Glenville State College World War II Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  Over 292,000 Americans died in defense of their country during World War II. Glenville State College lost 23 students whose names are engraved on this memorial.

1st. LT. Elmer R. Cawthon, Jr. De Ridder, Louisiana April, 1943 • Lt. (jg) August George Kafer South Pacific December, 1943 • Tech. Sgt. Irvin F. Conley France August, 1944 • Pfc. Kermit C. Fisher Italy September, 1944 • Pvt. Orlan O. Hatfield France September, 1944 • Pfc. Samual N. Riddle Belgium September, 1944 • Taylor B. Keith, Tech 5th Grade Normandy, France August, 1944 • Pfc. Harold P. Cottle France October, 1944 • G. H. VanDevender, Tech 5th Grade France May, 1945 • Pvt. William S. Lloyd Belgium December, 1944 • Pfc. Edna C. McQuain New Guinea February, 1945 • 2nd Lt. Garnett 0. Nelson Germany May, 1944 • Pvt. Howard K. Soper Belgium January, 1945 • Pfc. Samuel T, Wilson Burma February, 1945 • Lt. Robert R. Fidler Parris Island August, 1943 • Pvt. Joseph Frances Riley South Pacific September, 1942 • Capt. Kenneth D. Boggs North Africa March, 1943 • 1st Lt. Kenneth S. Starcher Southern China May, 1944 • Pfc. James K. Kendall Kentucky
Glenville State College World War II Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 27, 2021
2. Glenville State College World War II Veterans Memorial
Click or scan to see
this page online
January, 1944 • Pfc. Gilbert E. Boone Philippines May, 1943 • Lt. (jg) Woodrow C. Radcliffe Atlantic Ocean May, 1943 • Captain Robert T. Hauman Alabama September, 1945 • Lt. David B. Skidmore Germany April, 1945

It is with great appreciation and respect that this memorial has been given by Brigadier General Vorley M. Rexroad, United States Air Force, Retired, and his wife, Ruth Cutlip Rexroad.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, World II.
 
Location. 38° 56.17′ N, 80° 50.016′ W. Marker is in Glenville, West Virginia, in Gilmer County. Memorial is on Lynn Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glenville WV 26351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Attack on Glenville (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); Glenville State College Presidents (within shouting distance of this marker); Clemons Tower (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Glenville State College (about 500 feet away); Old Glenville Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Fallen Post Oak (about 500 feet away); Glenville State Teachers College (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glenville.
 
Glenville State College World War II Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 27, 2021
3. Glenville State College World War II Veterans Memorial
Glenville State College World War II Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 27, 2021
4. Glenville State College World War II Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2022, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 9, 2022, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=190025

Paid Advertisements
 
 

Jun. 28, 2022