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Liberty in Casey County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Casey County War Memorial

 
 
Casey County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. Casey County War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated To
The Memory Of Our Comrades
Who Entered The Service
Of Their Country
From Casey County, Kentucky
And Who Gave Their Lives
In The World War

Erected by the Citizens of
Casey Co. and elsewhere
under auspices of
Casey Post No. 78, American Legion
November 11, 1935

 
Erected 1935 by the Citizens of Casey Co. and elsewhere under auspices of Casey Post No. 78, America Legion.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 37° 19.073′ N, 84° 56.414′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Kentucky, in Casey County. Memorial is at the intersection of Campbellsville Street (Kentucky Route 70) and Courthouse Square, on the left when traveling west on Campbellsville Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 161 Courthouse Square, Liberty KY 42539, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Kentucky Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); Casey County Courthouse
Casey County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. Casey County War Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); Colonel Silas Adams (a few steps from this marker); John Fry (approx. 1.3 miles away); Crash of the B-58 "Hustler" (approx. 12.9 miles away); McKinney's Fort (approx. 13.4 miles away); PFC William B. Baugh, USMC / Medal of Honor Winner (approx. 13½ miles away); Forage Depot-Civil War (approx. 14.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
More about this memorial. The statue in photos 2,3 & 4 are not the original sculpture dedicated in 1935. That Doughboy was accidentally shattered by a truck, July 4, 1982. The one in the photo is a replica made by Eleftherios Karkadoulias at a cost of $12,400 paid by two utility companies. It was dedicated November 11, 1983.
 
Also see . . .
1. Original Doughboy specifications. (Submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Replacement Doughboy information. (Submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Doughboy Memorial looking east on KY-70. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. Doughboy Memorial looking east on KY-70.
View from Courthouse Square of War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
4. View from Courthouse Square of War Memorial
The war dead of WW I image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
5. The war dead of WW I
Those who made
the supreme sacrifice
during the World War
1917 - 18
Casey County Kentucky

Baldock, Herbert D. • Ross, Walter Attis
Belton, Edgar B. • Roy, Leo
Bennett, Jasper B. • Salyers, Virgil
Bird, Sherman • Sanders, Ollie
Coffman, Willie • Sandusky, Chas. C.
Douglas, Sherman • Sharpe, George W.
Emerson, Paris • Shaw, Clyde
Ford, Hershall • Southerland, Samuel
Goforth, Cephus • Taylor, Hugh Frank
Griffin, William R. • Thomas, William J.
Hughes, Wess • Ward, Irvin T.
Lawhorn, John B. • Wash, Louis
Murphy, Bernard • Wethington, Crawford
Napier, Virgil E. • Wethington, Wilford
Pelley, Jas. C. • Wickersham, Jesse I.
Riffe, Henry T. • Wilkinson, Matt.
War dead of WW II image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
6. War dead of WW II
Those who made
the supreme sacrifice
during the World War II
19141 - '46
Casey County, Kentucky

(followed by list of 75 names in two columns)
War dead of the Korean Conflict image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
7. War dead of the Korean Conflict
Those who made
the supreme sacrifice
during the Korean Conflict
June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953
Casey County, Kentucky

Coffman, Charles • Overstreet, James
Miller, Lloyd K. • Roy, Orvis
Murphy, Kenneth • Smith, Marvin W.
War dead of the Vietnam Conflict image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
8. War dead of the Vietnam Conflict
Those who made
the supreme sacrifice
during the Vietnam Conflict
'64 - '73
Casey County, Kentucky

George E. Burchett • Edgar Godbey
Clifton Henson • George Rowland, Jr.
Ewell Lee, Jr. • Cecil W. Southerland
Kearny M. Stephens
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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