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"Lest We Forget"

Avondale World War II Memorial

 
 
"Lest We Forget" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, February 1, 2010
1. "Lest We Forget" Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the sacred memory
of the Avondale Boys of
World War II who made the Supreme
Sacrifice for Liberty and Humanity.

Thomas Nelson • Albert W. Moore • James A. Williams • John L. Warner • Wayne Daily • Chester Smith • Ernest Cumb • LeRoy J. Patterson • Norman H. Butts • Donald B. Funderburk • Weyman Milton • George Tucker • Herman Kelly • Earl W. Franklin • Oscar L. Cagle, Jr. • Leon Fulghum • Fred W. Hosmer, Jr. • Louis H. Boone, Jr. • William F. Smith, Jr. • Jessie Pyle, Jr. • Alfred Chadbourne • Carl Israel • Howard Vaughn • Hubert W. Wynn • Robert Berry • Joe D. D. Craddock • Landis Smith • Shelton Hall
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 33° 31.3′ N, 86° 46.259′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of 5th Avenue South and 41st Street South. Located in Avondale Park near the baseball fields. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35222, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this
"Lest We Forget" Marker in new location. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, May 29, 2012
2. "Lest We Forget" Marker in new location.
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marker, measured as the crow flies. King's Spring (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forest Park (approx. half a mile away); Site of the First Alabama - Auburn Football Game (approx. 0.9 miles away); United States Pipe and Foundry Company (approx. 0.9 miles away); Frisco No. 4018 (approx. one mile away); Foundations of Beehive Coke Ovens (approx. one mile away); Independent Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sloss Blast Furnaces (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
"Lest We Forget" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, February 1, 2010
3. "Lest We Forget" Marker
"Lest We Forget" Marker in new location by the ball field. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, May 29, 2012
4. "Lest We Forget" Marker in new location by the ball field.
"Lest We Forget" Marker in new location image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, May 29, 2012
5. "Lest We Forget" Marker in new location
Avondale Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, February 1, 2010
6. Avondale Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,579 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on June 3, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on February 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   2. submitted on June 3, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   3. submitted on February 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   4, 5. submitted on June 3, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   6. submitted on February 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022