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Private Kenneth Shadrick

 
 
Private Kenneth Shadrick Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 22, 2022
1. Private Kenneth Shadrick Marker
Inscription.  
In grateful memory of
Private Kenneth Shadrick
Who died in the service of his country
24th Infantry Division
Korea 5 July 1950
First casualty of the Korean Conflict


He stands first in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die that freedom might live grow and increase its blessings.
Freedom lines and through it he lives.
In a way that humbles the undertakings of most men.
 
Erected by American Legion Post 133.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Korean.
 
Location. 37° 35.023′ N, 81° 32.289′ W. Marker is in Pineville, West Virginia, in Wyoming County. Memorial is on Bank Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Bank St, Pineville WV 24874, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wyoming County Korean War Memorial Bench (here, next to this marker); Rev. W. H. Cook (a few steps from this marker); Wyoming County Veterans Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Wyoming County Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Wyoming County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pineville (within shouting distance of this marker); The Anointed Ten Commandments of God (within shouting distance of this marker); Guyandotte Baptist Church (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
 
Private Kenneth Shadrick Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 22, 2022
2. Private Kenneth Shadrick Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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