Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
* Roll of Honor *
25 July 1950 – 27 July 1953
In remembrance of VMI alumni who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country.
First Lieutenant John Olin Bates, Jr., 47, USA First Lieutenant James Desmond Carey, 51, USAF First Lieutenant John Adam Dille, Jr., 48B, USA Major William Edwin Dressler, 38, USA Lieutenant Patterson Gilliam, 47, USAF Colonel Douglas Hampton Hatfield, 40, USA Captain William Harris Hickman, 40, USA Major Clarence Ames Martin, Jr. 44, USA Lieutenant Irvin Edgar Nachman, 49A, USA Major Frank Moorman Parker, Jr., 39, USA Captain Robert Douglas Ramsey, Jr., 45, USAF Second Lieutenant Robert Norman Smith, 50B, USA Second Lieutenant Floyd Albert Stephenson, Jr., 48B, USA Second Lieutenant Eugene William Stewart, 51, USMC Captain Kenneth Edwin Taft, Jr., 50B, USMC Captain John Alton Tate, 44, USA Lieutenant Robert Seymour Tauss, 50A, USAF Second Lieutenant Howell Garronne Thomas, Jr., 47-USA Lieutenant Thomas Walter Tigertt, 49C, USAF Second Lieutenant John Wood Timmins, Jr., 49C, USA Lieutenant Randolph Truslow Townsend, 50B, USA Second Lieutenant Earl Lester Valentine, Jr., 49A, USMC
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
Location. 37° 47.463′ N, 79° 26.166′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on Letcher Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located on the grounds of the Virginia Military Academy, in front the new barracks. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Catlett Marshall (a few steps from this marker); George C. Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); Barracks The Virginia Military Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonewall Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cadet Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Sorrel (within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia Military Institute Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacksons Classroom (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
More about this marker. An outline of the Korean peninsula appears on the right side of the marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 457 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.