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Henryetta in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Henryetta War Memorial

The Spirit of the American Doughboy

 
 
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By Randal B. Gilbert, November 18, 2015
1. Henryetta War Memorial
Inscription.  The “American Doughboy” represents the American Soldier of WWI. He is charging over the top towards the enemy line, carrying full field equipment. He was erected as a memorial to the war veterans “by the people.” He arrived in Henryetta on Monday, November 26, 1923.

This memorial plate bears inscription. “To the memory of all of this area who paid the supreme sacrifice in all wars was cast, “by the people” the year of 1991.”

World War I
Adams, Martin L. • Anderson, Frank • Arnold, Balie • Banks, Hubert M. • Barrie, Sapper A. • Billbe, William A. • Boerstler, Harry E. • Cullen, Norman A. • Guthrie, Gavin T. • Haislip, Eurla O. • Kullas, Harry • Phillips, Cecil B. • Teague, Julian F. • Tippie, Charles E. • Tucci, Guisseppe

World War II
Baird, Charles L. • Blackmon, Jesse C. • Brown, Claud A. • Bungard, Harvey B. • Bungard, Jack • Caldwell, C.A. • Calhoun, Kenneth D. • Creech, Burl L. • Dellinger, Lloyd A. • Eastham, Ernest • Edwards, Norland • Ehrlich, C.H. • Ellis, Donald E. • Ellis, James L. • Flake, Caswell A., Jr. • Fontaine, Charles
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By Randal B. Gilbert, November 20, 2015
2. Henryetta War Memorial Marker
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E. • Geary, Leonard D. • Gonderman, Raymond • Hamilton, Jack • Hedrick, Calvin A. • Holliday, L.L. • Hott, Earl D. • Hold, Frankie S. • Howard, Nippy W. • Howard, W.R. Bill • Kaler, Roy W. • Lackey, Marvin Toots • Lambert, Paul R. • Lester, S.T. • Lewis, Chester C. • McGill, Edward L. • McEntyre, Jack • McKay, John E. • McLaughlin, Daniel C. • McMorris, Allen R. • Maserd, Steve • Montgomery, Carl S. • Murphy, Buck • New, Eldred W. • Norman, Ethel • Parker, Delmar A., Jr. • Parker, Wilbur H. • Peavler, Roy M. • Porter, Elmer • Richardson, Merle • Robnett, Frankie N. • Runyan, Marcel W. • Sams, John N. • Sharp, Gomer H. • Sisemore, Lloyd L. • Sisson, Glenn R. • Sites, William J. • Stall, Joseph Jr. • Teague, Felix • Teague, Foster • Thompson, Thomas J. • Tomlinson, Leonard L. • Turan, Fritz G. • Whiteley, Fred • Willis, Robert J. • Wynne, Richard C.

Korean War
Baddon, David E. • Whiteman, M.M. Buddy • Winn, Barry Jr.

Vietnam
Crawford, Michael A. • Grundy, Anthony
 
Erected 1925.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series list.
 
Location.
Henryetta War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Randal B. Gilbert, November 18, 2015
3. Henryetta War Memorial Marker
35° 26.395′ N, 95° 59.293′ W. Marker is in Henryetta, Oklahoma, in Okmulgee County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Main Street and North 6th Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Located in front of the Henryetta Public Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 518 W Main St, Henryetta OK 74437, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Checote (approx. 12.7 miles away); Creek Capitol (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The E.M. Viquesney Doughboy Database. (Submitted on November 19, 2015.)
2. New plaques installed at Doughboy statue. In November 2016, new plaques with 80 additional names were added. (Submitted on November 5, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1.
Here is information regarding some of the men who died in World War One.

Billbe, William A. Private, 58th Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Brigade, 4th Division, KIA, July 18, 1918, near Chevillion, France. Buried: Plot A Row 9 Grave 70 Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France.

Cullen, Norman A. Corporal Co. G, 358th Infantry, 90th Division, KIA November 10 1918, near Stenay, France, Buried: Plot A Row 1 Grave 3, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France.

Phillips, Cecil B., Corporal, Supply Train, 5th Division, KIA October 4, 1918,
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By Randal B. Gilbert, November 18, 2015
4. Henryetta War Memorial
near Cunel France. Reinterred: Westlawn cemetery, Henryetta, Oklahoma.

Tippie, Charles E. Private, 358th Infantry, 179th Brigade, 90th Division. KIA, September 21, 1918 somewhere along the Moselle river near Vandieres, France. Reinterred: West Lawn Cemetery, Henryetta, Oklahoma
    — Submitted November 19, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on November 20, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on November 18, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas.   2. submitted on November 20, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas.   3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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