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Rankin County War Memorial

 
 
Rankin County War Memorial (Center panel) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. Rankin County War Memorial (Center panel)
Inscription.
Freedom Is Not Free

In memory of
the gallant heroes
from Rankin County
who gave their lives
that we may enjoy the
blessings of liberty

Far left panel
World War I

E. Hoy Barksdale, 1Lt USA

S. L. Bridges, Pvt USA

W. Cole Burns, 1Lt USA

W. E. Courtney, Pvt USA

Thomas B. Irby, Pvt USA

James E. Munn, Pvt USA

John E Smith, E3C USN

Grover Tanner, Bugler USA

Caleb W. Taylor, 2Lt USA

World War II



Thomas W. Armstrong, Sgt USMC

James A. Babb, Pvt USA

James W. Donald PFC USA

M. M. Dotson, Jr., Pvt USMC

David R. Fairley, Sgt USAF

Frank W. Furr, Cpl USAF

James: M. Gill, 1Lt USA

E. Cercel Grantham, F2C USN

Carl N. Harrison, Capt USA

Robert T. Henry Pvt USA

Luther Honer, PFC USA

Horace J. Hudson, 2Lt USA

Second panel
World War II

John P. Jones, 2Lt USA

Ollie Jones, PFC, USA

Earl E. Joyner, Pvt USMC

Henry L. Keen, PFC USMC

Walter Kitchens, Pvt USA

Fred G. Lawson, PFC USA

W. O. Lindsey, Pvt USA

Fred H. Martin, 1Lt USA

Jack T. May, M/Sgt USA

J. Collier Maxey, Jr., 1Lt USN

Doris S. Myers, PFC USA

Leslie F. Myers, S/Sgt USA

Marvin Myers, 1Lt USA

Crit R. Nolen, S1c USN

Henry C. Patrick, T/Sgt USA
O. E. Prewitt, Jr. C3c USN

Rayford Quick, Pvt USA

Robert E. Renfroe, PFC USA

Douglas
Rankin County War Memorial (WWI & WWII) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. Rankin County War Memorial (WWI & WWII)
E. Shields PFC USA

D. Lawson Smith, S/C USN

Leo T. Thomas Pvt USA

W. A. Thompson S/Sgt USA

R. Vernon Walters, A/ S USN

James E: Warren, 1Lt USA

William A. Warren, 1Lt USA
Harry E. White, Capt USA

Fletcher Wilkerson PFC USA

H. Hinds Winstead, LtJg USN
Walter H. Wood, Pvt USA

Fourth panel
Korea

A. Douglas Bridges, Sgt USA

W. Lebanon Crane, Cpl USA

Tommie L Norwood, PFC USA

Frances A. Prisock, Sgt USMC

James D. Puckett, PFC USMC

Eddie G. Wadford, Sgt USA
B. G. Whitley, Sgt, USA
Prence A. Prisock, Sgt USMC

Vietnam

G. O. Boatwright, Spc4 USA

A. Charles Butler, LTC USA

Billy Pat Carlisle, Cpl USA

Joseph D. Crain, Jr., Sgt, USA

Michael T. Finch, PFC USA

Willie Harper, Jr., PFC USA

Charles L. Hill, III, Cpl USA
Phillip M. Horst, Cpl USA

J. Dale Jennings, Sgt USA

Larry McCoy, PFC USA

Alvin E. Miller, Cpl USA

Robert G. Quick, Spc4 USA

E. F. Rushing, S/Sgt USA

William D. Stepp, AFC USAF

Ernest S. Ward, PFC USA

George H. Ward, PFC USA
R. C. Weems, S/Sgt USA

Robert Ellis Dooley, PFC USMC

Fifth panel
War on Terror

Philip Clark, L/Cpl USMC
Christoper L. Robinson, SFC, USA
Jason A. Rogers, S/Sgt USMC
David D. Self, S/Sgt USA
Matthew L. Ingram Sgt USA

 
Location. 32° 16.413′ N, 89° 59.191′ W. Marker is in Brandon, Mississippi
Rankin County War Memorial (WWII) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
3. Rankin County War Memorial (WWII)
, in Rankin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Government Avenue and North Street, on the right when traveling west on West Government Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 East Government Street, Brandon MS 39042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town Square (here, next to this marker); Rankin County Courthouses (a few steps from this marker); Rankin County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Seminary Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Brandon Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Centenary College (approx. 7.6 miles away); Pearl Methodist Church (approx. 8.7 miles away); The Gold Coast: Cross the River (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brandon.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Rankin County War Memorial (Korea & Vietnam) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
4. Rankin County War Memorial (Korea & Vietnam)
Rankin County War Memorial (War on Terror) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
5. Rankin County War Memorial (War on Terror)
Rankin County War Memorial in front of Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
6. Rankin County War Memorial in front of Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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