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Tompkinsville in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chad Comer, January 8, 2011
1. Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  (Center):
In honor and memory
of those who gave their
lives and those who served
their country.
Dedicated by the
Grateful People of
Monroe County.
Erected 1998.

(Left):
Korea
1950 - 1955
2LT. Stuart M. Blazer, 1927 - Oct. 14, 1952
PVT. William E. Davis, 1927 - Feb. 4, 1953
PFC. Cecil E. Page, 1929 - Sept. 7, 1951
SFC. Richard E. Pann, 1925 - July 12, 1951
SGT. William A. Bernier, unknown.

(Right):
Vietnam
1961 - 1975
1LT. Thomas Lynn Butler, Sept. 8, 1946 - June 1, 1968
SGT. Melvin Ford, Oct. 28, 1929 - July 23, 1966
PFC. Harry Turner Poland, Nov. 28, 1946 - Dec. 17, 1966
PFC. David Wayne Stewart, June 15, 1946 - June 11, 1966
SP/5. Robert S. Mosier, casualty date Feb. 10, 1965.

 
Erected 1998 by People of Monroe County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 36° 42.043′ N, 85° 41.553′ W. Marker is in Tompkinsville, Kentucky
Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chad Comer, January 8, 2011
2. Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial Marker
, in Monroe County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Main Street (State Highway 100) and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Located in the Monroe County courthouse lawn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tompkinsville KY 42167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monroe County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County - Tompkinsville (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse Burned (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan's First Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Tompkinsville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tompkinsville National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tompkinsville.
 
Monroe County courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Chad Comer, January 8, 2011
3. Monroe County courthouse
The present Monroe County courthouse was built in 1978-1979
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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