Metter in Candler County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Candler County War Memorial
Brave Men of Candler County Who
Paid the Supreme Sacrifice in
Defense of Their Country
Donated by the Citizens
Memorial Day 1987
World War II
Thomas Bragg William A. Brinson Levy Brown
Ben Grady Collins Wallace D. Collins William Wright Collins
Theodore H. Eiseman John Forehand, Jr J.G. Grice
Boazie Hargrove Ray E. Hooks Clayton Jeffcoat
Stein P. Lanier Tommie McCullough Clarence A. Nevili
Grady T. Nutter Donald D. Rigdon Wilber Tidwell
Eppins William Cowart Pope W. Arthur James Grady Collins
(1927) Nicaraguan Conflict
World War I
R.L. Boatright Kemp Creech
Glen Lavender Joe Williams
W. Howard Daughtry Jack Kimbrough
Linton Jackson Cowart
Oscar Barker Jr. Lewis I. Biggers
Benjamin Stephen Fordham Wiley D. Hooks
Ronald E. Taylor Raymond Jinks
Erected 1987 by Citizens of Candler County.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II.
Location. 32° 23.848′ N, 82° 3.757′ W. Marker is in Metter, Georgia, in Candler County. Memorial is on West Broad Street (State Highway 46) near North Kennedy Street, on the right when traveling west. Southwest corner of the Courthouse lawn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Metter GA 30439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Legion Armed Forces Tribute (a few steps from this marker); Candler County (a few steps from this marker); Candler County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Sunbury Road (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pulaski, Georgia (approx. 6.2 miles away); Excelsior and its Academy (approx. 8.1 miles away); Upper Lotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 8.2 miles away); a different marker also named Old Sunbury Road (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metter.
Also see . . . United States occupation of Nicaragua. The 1927 Nicaragua Conflict on the marker refers to the US occupation of Nicaragua, part of a longer period of US intervention in Nicaragua from 1912 to 1933. (Submitted on June 23, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querιtaro, Mexico.)
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