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Bay Minette in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bay Minette Korean War Memorial

 
 
Bay Minette Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 14, 2017
1. Bay Minette Korean War Memorial
Inscription.
Battery B
711th AAA Gun Battalion
Alabama National Guard
Bay Minette, Alabama

[List of names in 3 columns]

4 September 1950
Korean War

 
Location. 30° 52.942′ N, 87° 46.566′ W. Marker is in Bay Minette, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker is at the intersection of Hall Avenue (U.S. 31) and D'Olive Street on Hall Avenue. Touch for map. Located in front of the Bay Minette Public Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 West 2nd Street, Bay Minette AL 36507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bay Minette, Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker); Baldwin County Eternal Flame Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Judge Harry Toulmin (about 600 feet away); A County Older Than the State, Baldwin County (about 700 feet away); Bottle Creek Site (about 700 feet away); Kennedy Mill, c.1811 (approx. 7.8 miles away); Major Robert Farmar Plantation (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Mound Line (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bay Minette.
 
Regarding Bay Minette Korean War Memorial. Each year the city, and the areas' veterans,
Bay Minette Korean War Memorial with public library in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 14, 2017
2. Bay Minette Korean War Memorial with public library in background.
honor those who served, and those who died in the Korean War. The sacrifices of the 138 young members, of B Battery of 711th AAA Gun Battalion, who marched through the streets of Bay Minette on September 4th, 1950 before boarding a train that would begin their journey toward Korea’s far away shores are remembered.
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
Lower plaque listing those who were killed in the Korean War. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 14, 2017
3. Lower plaque listing those who were killed in the Korean War.
[Purple Heart Medal]
In Memory of

Bruce Beveridge
Brooks E. Conway
Charles J. Vickery

B Battery 711th AAA Gun Battalion
Honors these men who made the supreme
sacrifice in Korea. These Bay Minette
soldiers died for our freedom
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 156 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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