Dayton in Rhea County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Rhea County Veteran's Memorial
of Rhea County
who participated in the struggle
to keep American mighty and free
WORLD WAR II
Allen, Glen C. Atkins, William M. Baker, John C. Bales, James H. Blake, Arnold F. Boles, James Boles, Roy Byron, Ellis Courtland Byron, Jack E. Clingan, David A. Cobble, Harry L. Cofer, William C. Colvin, Charles E. Cunningham, Joe R., Jr. Davault, Warren G.H. Dodson, Joe E. Edington, Eugene Edmondson, Chester Elsea, Earl Elsea, Harding Evans, James F. Filyaw, Tillman L. Galbraith, James Lee Gallagher, Johnny J. Graham, Russell F. Grasham, Earl Hale, James O. Harris, Coy Heiskell, James Fred Hickey, Claude D. Hill, Haskell Hood, Ralph F. Kincannon, Alfred D. Knight, Harold Lamson, Dave Lanier, James Leuty, John Stanton Lloyd, Wallace C. McClendon, Eugene
McClendon, Bruce McClure, Dallas T., Jr. McCuiston, Elzie McCuiston, George N. Miller, Lawrence Miller, William H. Mincy, Otha D.
Carney, William Henry, Jr. Sneed, Kenneth Junior Sneed, Wallace Franklin Williams, James Ueal
U.S. Marine Corps
Day, Oral G. Griffith, Gorden L. Kincannon, D. Spence
WORLD WAR I
Brady, Fred W. Bruce, Tom Garrison, John Gill, Alvin Guth, Fred C. Hudson, Leroy Miller, Clint B. Sharp, Charles R.
Shipley, Charles T. Brooks, Raymond
Hayes, Jesse B. Perry, Randall E. Smith, David Johnson, Bill J. Pelfrey, Johnny L. Maynor, Roy L. Reed, Jackie K.
Erected by The Dayton Junior Chamber of Commerce through the Co-operation of the Citizens of Rhea County.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II.
Location. 35° 29.686′ N, 85° 0.749′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Tennessee, in Rhea County. Memorial is at the intersection of Market Street and 2nd Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Market Street. Located in front of the Rhea County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1475 Market Street, Dayton TN 37321, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rhea County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); William Jennings Bryan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Scopes Trial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bryan College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Smiths Crossroads (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Cornerstone / Smith's Crossroads (approx. 0.7 miles away); Graysville Academy (approx. 4.9 miles away); Blythe Ferry (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
1. Harding Elsea
Hello, I am doing extensive research genealogy on Elsea. My surname. Pvt. William Harding Elsea was my second cousin. He is listed as Army. He was a United States Marine. Pvt. W. Harding
— Submitted January 6, 2015, by David L. Elsea of Argyle, Texas.
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