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Jackson in Breathitt County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
World War I

April 6, 1917- November 11, 1918
Dedicated to all Breathitt Countians who served “over there” in the “war to end all wars”. To all those who supported the war effort in any fashion and in memory of the following who gave their lives to make the world safe for democracy.

Marion Adkins • George Baker • George Brewer • Charley Campbell • Jesse Carpenter • Jesse Centers • John Dale • Garfield Deaton • James Fugate • Wm W Gillum • Jarrett Grigsby • Willie Grigsby • Roscoe Gross • Charles B. Hall • Edward Cuerrant Hargis • Robert W. Hill • Joel Lee • Curtis Linden • South McIntosh • James Noble • Willie Oney • Moore Riley • Price Roark • Fred Smith • Ashford Watts • Samuel Wells • Pearl G. Wireman • Linden Wyatt
 
Location. 37° 33.234′ N, 83° 23.016′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Kentucky, in Breathitt County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Brown Street on Main Street. Touch for map. This monument is located in Breathitt County War Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson KY 41339, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willie Sandlin (here, next to this marker); Korean War Memorial (here, next to

Breathitt County War Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
2. Breathitt County War Memorial Plaza
this marker); "Bloody Breathitt" (within shouting distance of this marker); Breathitt Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Breathitt County (within shouting distance of this marker); Broken Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Sam and Nola of Morris Fork (approx. 13.3 miles away); Gateway to Appalachia (approx. 15.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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