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Jay County Veterans Honor Roll

 

— Freedom Park —

 
Full View - - Jay County Veterans Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
1. Full View - - Jay County Veterans Honor Roll Marker
Inscription.  

(( Center Plaque ))

In Honor of those
Jay County Citizens who
Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice
in Defense of Our Country


( Six Seals - U. S. Military Branches )

(( Left Plaques ))

( First Plaque )

* * * World War I * * *

( Row One ) - - Guy Ayers ∙ Fred Barr ∙ Ralph Burgess ∙ Lowell Butcher ∙ Claude Flahie ∙ Merrel Ford

( Row Two ) - - James Garringer ∙ Harry Gray ∙ Roy L. Gray ∙ Arthur Hunt ∙ John Layman

( Row Three ) - - Albert Lindlay ∙ Noah Renner ∙ Otis Thompson ∙ Russel Tucker ∙ David Whipple ∙ Ralph V. Williamson

( Second Plaque )

* * * World War II * * *

( Row One ) - - Kenneth R. Beason ∙ Farrell T. Blankenbaker ∙ Walter Bond, Jr. ∙ Darious Borton ∙ James W. Bradley ∙ Amos V. Brosher ∙ Clyde P. Brunson ∙ Melville Bryan ∙ Arthur M. Bryan ∙ Herbert Bubp ∙ John W. Carder ∙ Jacob C. Clough ∙ William Curts ∙
Center Plaque - - Jay County Veterans Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
2. Center Plaque - - Jay County Veterans Honor Roll Marker
Herbert Dailey ∙ John Denton ∙ Chester Derringer ∙ Richard Faber ∙ Harden Farling ∙ Gerald W. Foltz ∙ Orville Franks ∙ Robert H. Frederick ∙ John Frost ∙ John W. Gardner ∙ James Garringer ∙ Frank Gaunt ∙ Everett Glendenning ∙ Lowell Golder ∙ Richard Grafmiller

( Row Two ) - - Raymond O. Haines ∙ Robert C. Hare ∙ Henry C. Hatch, Jr. ∙ Charles L. Hathaway ∙ William E. Hildreth ∙ Glenn Hummer, Jr. ∙ Dorwain G. Hunt ∙ Harold E. Imel ∙ Lee B. Jones ∙ Charles R. Jones ∙ Dorwin M. Keller ∙ Otis Kelley ∙ Lewis C. Landauer ∙ Leo W. Landress ∙ Milo Ludy ∙ Wayne Matchett ∙ Paul E. May ∙ Cedric McCanless ∙ Robert McFadden ∙ Charles R. McLaughlin ∙ Ernest O. Minch ∙ Max Myers ∙ George Neil ∙ Donald L. Nelson ∙ Fred Newton, Jr. ∙ Ralph W. Nichols ∙ Chauncey M. Nixon ∙ Ernest Norris

( Row Three ) - - Robert C. Norton ∙ Hubert Priest ∙ Henry Ramsey ∙ Adolph L. Rigby ∙ Virgil Robinette ∙ Daniel Runyon ∙ Melvin Shauver, Jr. ∙ William F. Shepherd ∙ Lyle P. Shifflet ∙ Charles Slack, Jr. ∙ Donald Smiley ∙ Loren E. Smith ∙ Wallace Smith ∙ Louis A. Sommers ∙
Left Plaques - - Jay County Veterans Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
3. Left Plaques - - Jay County Veterans Honor Roll Marker
Edwin E. Stanton ∙ Ora E. Strait ∙ Robert Swank ∙ John D. Teeters ∙ George F. Theurer ∙ William A. Trumbo ∙ Paul A. Walmer ∙ John F. H. Weaver ∙ Lewis O. Whipple ∙ Roy L. Whiteman ∙ Harry L. Whitesall ∙ William E. Williams ∙ Victor W. Wise ∙ George A. Yeager

(( Right Plaques ))

( First Plaque )

* * * Korean Conflict * * *

( Row One ) - - Fred A. Brenner ∙ Stanley L. Calhoun, Jr. ∙ John S. Fields ∙ Henry A. Franks ∙ H. Bishop Hamilton

( Row Two ) - - Fredrick W. Hanlin ∙ Cassius E. Johnson ∙ Oral D. Johnston ∙ Dorwin J. Jones ∙ Elvin M. Lee

( Row Three ) - - Albert F. Martin ∙ Carl E. Martin ∙ Robert D. Pontius ∙ Harvey E. Steveson

( Second Plaque )

* * * Vietnam War * * *

( Row One ) - - Larry W. Barrett ∙ Larry L. Boice ∙ John A. Bryan ∙ Larry G. Burkholder ∙ George K. Farris

( Row Two ) - - Manuel S. Flores ∙ Rowland E. Gibson ∙ Alva D. Henthorn ∙ Rick E. McFarland ∙ Olen B. McLaughlin

( Row Three ) - - Dennis E. Morgan ∙ John C. Thomas ∙ Jeff H. Upp ∙ Donald L. Valentine

[ Third Plaque ]

* * * Operation Enduring
Right Plaques - - Jay County Veterans Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
4. Right Plaques - - Jay County Veterans Honor Roll Marker
Freedom * * *


Andrew Whitacre
 
Erected 2005.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 25.872′ N, 84° 58.638′ W. Marker is in Portland, Indiana, in Jay County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Meridian Street (U.S. 27) and River Road, on the left when traveling south on South Meridian Street. Located in the South section of "Freedom Park" in Portland, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 229 South Meridian Street, Portland IN 47371, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major General John P. C. Shanks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jay County W.W. I and W.W. II Honor Roll (approx. ¼ mile away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. 7.9 miles away); Golder Pottkotter Post Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away in Ohio); Spring Hill Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 9½ miles away in Ohio); Green Mound Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.8 miles away in Ohio); West Grove (approx. 10.1 miles away); American Indian Strategy: Use of the Landscape (approx. 10.2 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
Center of "Freedom Park" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
5. Center of "Freedom Park"
Sign - - "Freedom Park" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
6. Sign - - "Freedom Park"
"Freedom Park" - - Flags image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
7. "Freedom Park" - - Flags
Sponsor Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
8. Sponsor Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,105 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 27, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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