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Belton Veterans Memorial

 
 
Belton Veterans Park -<br>South View image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 23, 2008
1. Belton Veterans Park -
South View
Inscription.
[Front Center]:
In this place we honor all those who served in the Armed Forces and reflect upon their dedication to duty and country. We recognize the hardships they endured to protect our freedoms and the ultimate sacrifice of life given by those listed below:

World War I
Charles Leonard Campbell, Louie H. Campbell, Willie H. Cobb, John T. Holliday, Robert Latha, Willard C. Shaw, William C. Todd, Claude N. Willingham

World War II
John Henry Anders, Jr., Joel M. Acker (MIA), Charles H. Bruce, David S. Bruce, Lewis Raymond Bannister, Harold Leonard Campbell, William F. Campbell, Winfred J. Bowen, Clarence D. Crawford, J. Norman Dalarymple, Fred B. Carter, William Earle Duncan, Raymond E. Fields, D.C. Ducworth, Andrew T. Greer, Calvin B. Griffin, J.W. Garrison, Jr., William Harold Hopkins, David Horton, Bethel Harrison, Earle M. Knox, Frank Malone, Fred Kelly, Virgil M. Mitchell, Rex Alderman Rice, Billy D. Massey, Fred H. Sentell, A. Beaty Sherard, Thomas R. Scott, Isadore D. Thompson, Cecil F. Tribble, Major A. Slatter, Myron Martin, James Robert Vanadore, William Clinton Harkey, Rev. Horice E. Gravely, Luther W. Church, Jr., Joseph Edgar Cheek, Julian C. Mullinax, Ralph Allen Weeks

[Rear Left]:
Revolutionary War
1775-1789
Mexican
Belton Veterans Monument - <br>Front Center image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 23, 2008
2. Belton Veterans Monument -
Front Center
War
1846-1848
War Between the States
1861-1865
Spanish American War
1898
World War I
1914-1918
World War II
1941-1945
Korean War
1950-1953

[Rear Center]:
Greater Love Hath No Man Than This:
That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friend
John 15:13


Vietnam
Albert Eugene Creamer

[Rear Right]:
Vietnam War
1963-1975
Granada
1983
Panama
1989-1990
Persian Gulf
1990-1991

 
Erected 1997 by Belton Veterans Park Committee.
 
Location. 34° 31.299′ N, 82° 30.169′ W. Marker is in Belton, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is at the intersection of Blue Ridge Avenue and Bannister Street on Blue Ridge Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located near the northwest corner of the Belton Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Belton SC 29627, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church of Belton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Belton Academy / Central School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belton Depot (approx. half a mile away); Greenville & Columbia RR / Belton
Belton Veterans Monument -<br>Rear Left image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 12, 2010
3. Belton Veterans Monument -
Rear Left
(approx. half a mile away); Belton / Historic Belton (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Belton Standpipe (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chamberlain-Kay House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rocky River Baptist Association Headquarters (approx. one mile away); Dorchester Baptist Church World War II Veterans Plaque (approx. 1.9 miles away); Veterans of All Wars (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belton.
 
Also see . . .  Belton Veterans Park. The Belton Veterans Park was opened in May of 1997. The property belonged to the city of Belton and was donated for groundbreaking in July of 1996. (Submitted on August 26, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
Belton Veterans Monument -<br>Rear Right image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 12, 2010
4. Belton Veterans Monument -
Rear Right
Belton Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 23, 2008
5. Belton Veterans Park
Belton Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 23, 2008
6. Belton Veterans Park
Belton Veterans Park -<br>Dedication Plaque at Base of Sign Reads image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 12, 2010
7. Belton Veterans Park -
Dedication Plaque at Base of Sign Reads
In Honor of
and
Memory of
Belton High School
Class of 1960
Belton City Council<br>(1997) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 23, 2008
8. Belton City Council
(1997)
Leo Fisher, Mayor
Sam F. Hanks
James R. Hawkins
William Jack Jennings
Clarence (Bill) Oates
Wallace P. Shaw
Juanita W. Williamson
Belton Veteran Park Committee image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 23, 2008
9. Belton Veteran Park Committee
Martin Brown - Peter S. Burton
Charles G. Campbell - Leonard Campbell
Joe Coward - Michael Edwards
Sam Hanks - Charles Meeks
Ben Pinson

Dedicated May 25, 1997
U.S. Air Force Flag Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 12, 2010
10. U.S. Air Force Flag Dedication Marker
Donated by
Mr. and Mrs.
V. Laniel Chapman
in Memory of
Mr. and Mrs.
Vester Chapman
U.S. Marine Corp Flag Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 12, 2010
11. U.S. Marine Corp Flag Dedication Plaque
Given by Family of
Luther W. Sr. & Mattie H. Church
In Memory of
Wayman W. Church, USN WWII
Remus H. Church, USA WWII
Melvin G. Church, USA WWII
Luther W. Church, Jr., USAF WWII
David L. Church
USAF Korea-Vietnan
World War II Gold Star Family
MIA/POW Flag Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 12, 2010
12. MIA/POW Flag Dedication Plaque
In Memory of
William F. Campbell
Jefferson M. Campbell
(Jeff)
By Brother and Sister
Charles G. Campbell
Betty C. King
U.S. and S.C. Flags Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 12, 2010
13. U.S. and S.C. Flags Dedication Marker
The American Legion
Honors All Veterans
American Legion
Post 51
1996
U.S. Army Flag Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 12, 2010
14. U.S. Army Flag Dedication Marker
In Memory of
Lt. Rex Alderman Rice
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Navy Flag Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 12, 2010
15. U.S. Navy Flag Dedication Marker
In Honor of
Marshall L.
and
Jeff Heller
Donated by
Dr. and Mrs.
Kenneth B. Heller
U.S. Coast Guard Flag Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 12, 2010
16. U.S. Coast Guard Flag Dedication Plaque
Honoring All Veterans
Belton Area Council
and
Belton Merchants
Association
1996
 
 
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