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Burke County Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By James R. Murray, January 3, 2015
1. Burke County Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
Side 1:
For those who fought for it
Freedom has a taste the protected
will never know

The people of Burke County
dedicate this memorial to
the men who died in Vietnam.

John A. Bennett • Jackson E. Cox • Theus E. DeLaigle • John E. Devine • Robert C. Hardwick • Jerome Herrington • Joseph Hodges • Robert L. Jones • Clyde E. Saxon • Eddie J. Scott • Edgar L. Smith • James L. Whitfield • Lester Williams, Jr.
Side 2:
World War II
Donald E. Barber • Roy Baltsam • Charlie E. Becton • Emmett Bennett • Arthur Bishop Jr. • Everett Bonnell • Rufus Brown • Aaron D. Claxton Jr. • Mac C. Daniels • Clyde E. Fleming • Milton Gaines • Kenneth G. Gibson • Anderson Green • Sidney Green • Walter C. Green • William Hankerson • William C. Harner • Clayton L. Herrington • Robert C. Herrington • Noah A. Hickman • Rom M. Jenkins • Talmadge Jenkins • Lide M. Jernigan • Robert B. Johnson • Sidney Lewis • Herman L. Lindsey • Rowland J. Littleton • Joseph G. Mallard • Gabriel McNair • Joseph W. McNorrill • Doc Miles Jr. • Loran D. Pilgrim • Max R. Pilgrim • Augustus
Burke County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, January 3, 2015
2. Burke County Veterans Memorial
World War II Inscriptions
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Ponds • William C. Scott • Roy N. Simmons
Side 3:
World War I
William D. Herrington • Jasper H Morris • William B. Carter • Agustus Frazier • Marion Hankerson Clifford C. Heggs • Percival C. Jones • Edward G. Ponder • Edwin A. Smith • Aaron Weeks • Jamew W. Widner

World War II
S. Gaines Story • Payton W. Thompson Jr. • William R. Thompson • Charles H. Wall • George R. Watkins
Side 4:
Korea
Guy B. Kelly, Jr. • William J. King • Allen L. Roundtree

Lebanon
Jeffrey Stokes

 
Erected by The People of Burke County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 33° 5.416′ N, 82° 0.948′ W. Marker is in Waynesboro, Georgia, in Burke County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Liberty Street (U.S. 25) and East 6th Street (Georgia Route 56/80), on the right when traveling north on North Liberty Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 602 N Liberty St, Waynesboro GA 30830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington’s Southern Tour (here, next to this marker); Waynesborough (a few steps from this marker); Burke County
Burke County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, January 3, 2015
3. Burke County Veterans Memorial
World War I inscriptions
(a few steps from this marker); Burke County's 8 Governors (a few steps from this marker); Lost Burke County Men S.S. Otranto (a few steps from this marker); To Honor George Washington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The J.D. Roberts Home (about 400 feet away); Shell Bluff (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
 
Burke County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, January 3, 2015
4. Burke County Veterans Memorial
This side is a continuation of the World War II inscription
Burke County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, January 3, 2015
5. Burke County Veterans Memorial
Korean War inscriptions
Burke County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, January 3, 2015
6. Burke County Veterans Memorial
Lebanon inscription
Burke County Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, January 3, 2015
7. Burke County Veterans Memorial Marker
Marker has a permanently lit lantern on top of it. It is located on the grounds of the Burke County Courthouse, next to the Washington's Southern Tour marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 4, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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