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Bedford County WWII Memorial

 
 
Bedford County WWII Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
1. Bedford County WWII Memorial



Inscription.  
June 6 1944

Erected by the Parker-Hoback Post, 29th Division Association, in memory of the Bedford County men of the 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division, who gave their lives in the preparation for and the participation in the Normandy Invasion and later battles of World War II.

Company A
Leslie C. Abbott, Jr. • Wallace R. Carter • John D. Clifton • Andrew J. Coleman • Frank P. Draper, Jr. • Taylor N. Fellers • Charles W. Fizer • Nick N. Gillaspie • Bedford T. Hoback • Raymond S. Hoback • Clifton G. Lee • Earl L. Parker • Jack G. Powers • John F. Reynolds • Weldon A. Rosazza • John B. Schenk • Ray O. Stevens • Gordon H. White, Jr. • John L. Wilkes • Elmere P. Wright • Grant C. Yopp

Company C
Joseph E. Parker, Jr.

Company F
John W. Dean

This stone taken from the area of Vierville-Sur-Mer on the Normandy Beach, a gift of the Republic of France, was dedicated June 6, 1954.
 
Erected 1954 by Parker-Hoback Post, 29th Division Association.
 
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is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is June 6, 1901.
 
Location. 37° 20.06′ N, 79° 31.357′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Virginia, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Business U.S. 460) and South Street (Virginia Route 43), on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford VA 24523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bedford County Confederate Monument (here, next to this marker); Bedford (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford’s Volunteer Company (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bedford (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Avenel (approx. Ό mile away); Peaks of Otter Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Randolph-Macon Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home of John Goode (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
VFW Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
2. VFW Memorial
Bedford County War Memorials image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
3. Bedford County War Memorials
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,152 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on January 29, 2012, by Robert W. Keeler of Portland, Oregon. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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