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Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial

 
 
Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
1. Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial
Inscription.  
This monument is dedicated to those who made
the supreme sacrifice during the Korean and
Viet Nam Conflicts.

Korea       1950 – 1955
Clowe, Algernon S. • Coverstone, William • Davenport, Edward • Dodson, George • Hall, Charles N. • Henry, Robert L. • Henry, William L. • Mowery, Lewis D.

Viet Nam       1964 – 1975
Clem, Thomas S. • Curry, Larry E. • Davis, Charles Wm. • Jenkins, Samuel C. • Johnson, Dale L. • Kidwell, Roger G. • McLemore, Tilgham • Miller, Delaney E. • Pennington, Phillip E. • Powell, Donald K. • Rector, William T., Jr. • Seekford, Joseph L. • Sours, Gary • Tharpe, Samuel C.

We also express our gratitude to all the members of the armed forces who served honorably in the above conflicts.
Erected by the veterans organizations and community minded citizens of Warren County, Virginia
1983

Larry E. Smedley
Cpl Marine Corps

Congressional Medal of Honor
Born: Mar 4, 1949
Warren County, VA

Died: Dec. 21, 1967
Quang Nam Province, Vietnam

Wesley L. Fox
1st Lt.
Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
2. Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial
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U.S. Marines

Native of Warren County VA

Congressional Medal of Honor
Quang Tri Province, Republic of Vietnam, 22 February 1969
Co. A, 1st Battalion 9th Marines 3rd Marine Division

 
Erected 1983 by Citizens of Warren County.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 38° 55.073′ N, 78° 11.584′ W. Marker is in Front Royal, Virginia, in Warren County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Royal Avenue (U.S. 340), on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Marker is located in front of the Warren County Court House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Front Royal VA 22630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capture of Front Royal (a few steps from this marker); The Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Warren County World War I & II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Warren County 9/11 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Warren County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
3. Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial
Warren County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Williams Chapel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Front Royal.
 
Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
4. Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jul. 1, 2022