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Yancey County War Memorial

 
 
Yancey County War Memorial Marker-Front panel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
1. Yancey County War Memorial Marker-Front panel
Inscription.
This memorial dedicated
in honor of all who served
in defense of our country

World War I
Pvt Don Anglin
22 Apr 1887 25 Dec 1918

Pvt Travis W Robinson
31 Aug 1895 23 Oct 1918

Iss D Renfro
18 Oct 1918

Afghanistan
Sgt Kevin
10 Jan 1977

Pfc Christian
15 Mar 1991

(east face)
World War II
Cpl Joseph Cecil Beaver
31 Jul 1920 31 Dec 1943

John Blankenship
22 Apr 1918

Sgt Edison Buchanan

Weldon Burleson
7 Dec 1941

Pvt Arnold A Effler
26 Mar 1925 14 Jun 1944

Walter Gibbs

Cpl J Lawrence Gouge
19 May 1918 11 Feb 1945

Ward F Hilemon
26 Jul 1920 15 Apr 1945

Tsgt O Lin O'Chrishawn
15 Apr 1924 28 Apr 1944

Pfc Guy Robinson
7 Apr 1925 16 Apr 1945

Sgt Jack W Robinson
20 Jul 1921 15 Jan 1943

Pfc J Loyd Shuford
10 Jan 1924 20 Oct 1944

Arthur Taylor

Pfc Guy Thoma
17 Oct 1911 9 Mar 1944

Korea
Pvt Gene Arnold Laws 8 may 1931 12 Jul 1953

(north face)
Korea
Pfc Bob D Autery
20 Sep 1929 11 Nov 1951

Pfc John Hilemon
1929 4 Sep 1950

Msgt
Yancey County War Memorial Marker-Back panel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
2. Yancey County War Memorial Marker-Back panel
Jack Renfro Jr
21 Sep 1919 10 Sep 1950

Pvt JS Silvers
17 Jul 1931 6 Jul 1953

Cpl Hurley Wilson
1927 31 Mar 1951

Vietnam
Sp4 Howard Blevins
15 Oct 1945 11 Apr 1966

Sp4 Howard Calvin
15 Oct 1944 11 Apr 1966

Cpl Gary Dean McCray
6 Sep 1948 18 May 1969

Sgt Johnny Wayne Ogle
A8 May 1949 9 Jul 1970

Cpl James Leonard Way
6 Sep 1941 16 May 1967

Pfc Jerry A Robinson
23 Nov 1942 16 Feb 1967

Sgt Samuel T Carroll Jr
16 Jul 1949 20 Jul 1970

(south face)
World War II
Pvt W Talmage Austin
1 Aug 1923 12 Jul 1943

Cpl Linzie J Buchanan
9 May 1922 4 Apr 1945

Pfc Warren C Fox
2 Oct 1919 24 Nov 1944

George W Hall
27 Dec 1926 6 Apr 1945

Pvt Warren J Hensley
22 may 1920 2 dec 1942

Ssgt Ned W Higgins
3 Mar 1922 9 Sep 1944

Pfc Joseph G Holloway
16 May 1911 10 Dec 1944

Pfc Bill Marsh
26 Apr 1920 23 Feb 1945

Homer Peterson
16 Mar 1922 29 Sep 1944

Alvin C Rathbone
26 Apr 1923 1944

Pvt Fred Robinson
28 Apr 1916 18 Oct 1944

Pfc Isaac W Tipton
28 May 1926 7 Apr 1945

Sgt Ralph Wilson
12 Apr 1917 28 Aug 1944

Pfc Zack
Sign on Yancey County Courthouse lawn image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
3. Sign on Yancey County Courthouse lawn
Wilson
29 Sep 1923 1 Mar 1945

Sgt Smith J Young
9 Feb 1917 10 Oct 1943

Sgt Edward E Ballew
13 Apr 1921 11 Oct 1944
 
Erected 1986 by American Legion Earl Horton Post No 122, Ladies Auxillary, and Citizens of Yancey County.
 
Location. 35° 55.02′ N, 82° 17.934′ W. Marker is in Burnsville, North Carolina, in Yancey County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Town Square, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. The marker is on the lawn of the Yancey County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Town Square, Burnsville NC 28714, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Honoring Yancey County’s Confederate Dead (here, next to this marker); Otway Burns Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Burnsville (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Asa Gray (approx. 10.4 miles away); Andre Michaux (approx. 10.4 miles away); Honoring Mitchell County's Confederate Dead (approx. 10.4 miles away); North Carolina Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni (approx. 10.6 miles away); Elisha Mitchell (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burnsville.
 
Categories. War, AfghanistanWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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