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Columbiana in Shelby County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)

Shelby County War Memorial

Shelby County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 14, 2014
1. Shelby County War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the
brave men from Shelby County who
gave their lives that freedom and justice
should not perish from the earth

World War I 1917-1918
John C. Bailey • Girome Blankenship • Luther P. Crim • Jake Evans • James W. Fancher • James J. Fortenberry • Odies L. Fowler • James Cliett Hendrick • Willie Joseph Holloway • Albert G. Hudson • Ocie Womac Jones • Oso Lonnie Jones • Elva M. Jordan • William Thomas Lee • Walter J. Logan • Charles Luther Martin • James R. Milstead • William F. Ozley • Harlan Palmer • Ira P. Patterson • Arthur T. Pope • George Ramsey • Martin Dewey Seale • Edward Hubert Shirley • Winfred Shirley • Thomas L. Smith • Jesse H. Taylor • Ernest A. Turner • Leon Ware • George O. Watts • Stanley Zolesky

World War II 1941-1945
Joe Adams • Curtis Alexander • Dumes Alexander • Jasper B. Askins • Jack C. Bailey • Robert H. Barnes, Jr. • Arlton E. Bearden • Melvin Boyd, Jr. • Clarence F. Brantley • Howard J. Brasher • James F. Brasher, Jr. • Silas J.T. Brasher • Aubrey Cahoon • Marshall R. Carpenter • John Clay • Jack Collins • Arthur Reed Collum • William L.
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Cox • Carl J. Crawford • Lynwood W. Cross • Robert L. Davis • Conrad C. Dean • Webb Lee Eady • John M. Fullman • William E. Ford • Dewell B. Fulgham • James W. Gaither • Louis Glass • Vernon L. Goodwin • James H. Green • Max O. Holcombe • Ordis Oliver Hollis • Joseph Hutchinson • Tildon D. Jenkins • Arthur Wayne Lauderdale • Woodrow Lawley • Appleton Lee • James Pat Lee • Roland O. Lee • Francis M. Leonard • Samuel R. Lester • Andrew A. Lowery • James Clay Lucas • Lee D. Lucas, Jr. • Milton M. Martin • Henry C. Mathis, Jr. • Gordon Merrill • Herbert L. Morgan • Wilbur Lee Naish • Guy T. O’Kelley • Charles H. Patterson • David H. Prestridge • Furman B. Prothro • Carl E. Raybon • Thomas M. Reynolds, Jr. • Joe E. Rich • Newton J. Riley • Thomas F. Seale • Darius A. Sims • Edward S. Smith • James Smith • Lloyd George Smith • Luther L. Smith • Marion F. Smitherman • Robert W. Smitherman • Gilford Vassar, Jr. • Ernest F. Walker • John B. Ward • Albert West • Morris M. West • Charles Wooten • Miller A. Yates, Jr. • H.W. Beane • Edgar Connell

Korean War 1950-1953
Arnold G. Davis • John W. Freeman • James Willard Garner • Merritt Gray • Charles T. Horton • O.C. Marcus, Jr. • William Ernest Marold • John H. Morris, Jr. • Robert E. Overton • Walter Partridge, Jr. • Howard F. Wallace • L.B. Woodson

(Reverse side of memorial)
Vietnam War 1964-1975
Shelby County War Memorial (reverse) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 14, 2014
2. Shelby County War Memorial (reverse)
D. Billings • Josslyn F. Blakely, Jr. • Claude M. Bunch • Oscar A. Connell • Emmett L. Davis • William E. Stragner • Melvin W. Gunter • Marvin Head, Jr. • James R. Lindsay • Victor A. Mohr • Donald Wooley

Erected 1954 by the American Legion.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
Location. 33° 10.719′ N, 86° 36.443′ W. Marker is in Columbiana, Alabama, in Shelby County. Memorial is on North Main Street (County Route 47) north of West College Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 North Main Street, Columbiana AL 35051, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shelby Furnaces (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbiana, Alabama (about 500 feet away); Shelby County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Steam Engine (approx. 4.7 miles away); Machine Shop Smoke Stack (approx. 4.7 miles away); Calera & Shelby Railroad (approx. 4.7 miles away); Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery (approx. 5½ miles away); History of Wilsonville, Alabama (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbiana.
War Memorial & Shelby County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 14, 2014
3. War Memorial & Shelby County Courthouse
Memorial Area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 14, 2014
4. Memorial Area
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 699 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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