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Tilton Honor Roll

 
 
Tilton Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
1. Tilton Honor Roll Marker
Inscription. In memory of our men & women in the Armed Forces

World War II
First Column :
Elmer L. Alcorn • Frederick V. Alcorn • Lamoine T. Alcorn • Robert H. Allison • George Anderson • Marvin E. Anderson • Ernest Attebury • Floyd Bailey • Glenn E. Basinger • William Basinger • Don Benefield • Paul Benefield • Roy Herman Benefield • James Bennett • John D. Bennett • Geraldine Billman • Jack Billman • Joseph Billman • Harry Blue • Paul Boen • Paul Bogart • Charles F. Bolser • Alfred Bowling • Lowell Bowling • Robert Bowling • Robert Boyd • Alvin Boyer • Paul Brazelton • William A. Brown • Carl H. Burch • Charles Burchfield • Glen E. Burchfield • Aurther Burchfield * • Francis C. Burgin • Harry D. Burton • William H. Bush • Wiley M. Butler • Leslie A. Cancil • Marvin Cancil • Warren E. Cancil • Donald J. Cheffer

Second Column :
Huford Cline • Paul J. Clipson • Elmer Colby • Kenneth Colby • Orville A. Colby * • Lyman E. Criswell • John C. Culp • Bradford Cunningham • Clair S. Cunningham • Dean Cunningham • Wayne Cunningham • Herman S. Dalbey • Leslie Dalbey • Verner L. Dalbey • Earl C. Darnell • James D. Darnell • Harry E. Davenport • Gene Depratt • Robert R. Depratt • Edward Delaney • W. O. Harry Donahey • Robert F. Downey • Willett Downey • William A. Downey • Mary E. Elam • William
Wide View  - - Tilton Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
2. Wide View - - Tilton Honor Roll Marker
D. Elam • James Elliott • John A. Elliott • Jack Estes • Phillip G. Farnum • Robert W. Farnum • Wilbert Follis • Arthur Ford • Donald L. Frazee • Alfred (Pete) Frazier • Bud Frost • Robert N. Gardner • Charles Gash • Steve Gasper • Jack E. Gay • Raymond A. Gay • Robert E. Gay • John L. Gilliland

Third Column :
Gorman E. Givens • John O. Gossett • Walter M. Green • Clarence A. Gritton • Don H. Gritton • Joe Gritton * • Lowell Haffner • Albert Hale • Robert H. Hale • Clyde Hansbrough • Ray A. Hanson • Robert A. Hanson • John S. Harrier • Melvin Hathaway • Alvin Hatton • Bonnie Hatton • Ernest Hatton • Kenneth H. Hatton • Raymond Hatton • Howard Helsel • Lucien Hemp • Don J. Hendricks, Sr. • Bert S. Hershberger • Floyd D. Hershberger • Walter W. Hershberger • Carl Hettsmanberger, Jr. • Albert Hickman • Freeman E. Hicks • Chester High, Jr. • Paul Hill • Charles J. Hilton • Merle Hilton • Robert Hilton • Vernon C. Hix • Charles R. Holman • Basil Hopkins • Robert R. Hosch • Dale Huffman • Edward J. Hughes • Harold E. Hughes • Charles E. Hunt • Ernest Hutton • Claude Jacobs

Fourth Column :
Bert Jarvis • Burl Jividen • Elmer N. Johnson • Harry Johnson • Dale Jones • Donald Jones • Edward Jones • Elmer Jones • Herschel Jones • Jack C. Jones • Stewart D. Jones • Vern M. Jones • Willard Jones • Dwight L. Jones * • Gerald Kegley • Carl F. Kelsheimer
Tilton Honor Roll - - Eagle image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
3. Tilton Honor Roll - - Eagle
The proud Eagle of the Tilton Honor Roll has seen a number of memorable tears of pride as the years have rolled on since World War II.
• G. W. (Kelly) Kelsheimer • Donald Kizer • George Kruger • Wilburt E. Lamar • Robert J. Lathrop • Oliver L. Leath • Ralph H. Lehnen • Robert W. Leverich • Robert Lindley • Maurice R. Linn • Wayne E. Linn • Noble C. Lowe • Albert Lee Lyons • Dewey F. Lyons • Harry J. Lyons • Jim Lyons • Robert D. Lyons • Wilbur J. Lyons • Virgil M. Madden • Emil Maillett • Harry Maillet • Paul Markle • Nina Martin • Le Roy E. Max • William E. Mayfield • Donald McCrone • Carl McMichael

Fifth Column :
Jessie McQueen • Raymond McQueen • Dale Meers • J. E. (Bud) Meers • R. H. (Babe) Meers • Allen Melton • James F. Melton • Max M. Melton • Bert C. Messinger • Howard D. Messinger • Chester J. Mikel • Johnnie Miller • Albert Dean Montgomery • Charles E. Montgomery • Robert W. Moody • F. (Bugs) Moran • Herbert E. Morgan • Melvin Murphy • Elmer Nabors • Rex M. Nelson • G. (Red) O’Neil • Tom Oliphant • Jack Owens • Rusty Owens • W. R. (Bill) Pacot • William Parks • Guy Perkes • James O. Phillips • Frank J. Pintar • Chester Powell • Wayne Powers • Ray Prast • James D. Pratt • Lozier Roy Pratt • Francis H. Priest • Helen Ramsey • Carl Reid • Charles W. Remley • P. R. (Butch) Reuther • Wilber A. Riggs • Harold Rohrer • John W. Rossnett • Shirley Franklin Rowlin

Sixth Column :
Harlin S. Royce • Dale Russell • John Sands • Kenneth B. Schratz • Carl R. Seibert • James
Coal Mine - Service Train image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
4. Coal Mine - Service Train
The marker is in front of this service train. - - With the coal mines once in the area, this and other service trains are known by a number of citizens. It was used to transport coal from within the mine to the outside. At shift changes they "may" have also assisted miners into the working area of the coal mine.
A. Shanks • Robert J. Shanks • William C. Shelato * • John F. Shepard • Thomas L. Shepard • William O. Shepherd • Charles W. Simmons • Dale Smalley • Jewell R. Smith • Maurice C. Smith • Russell N. Smith • W. C. (Billy) Smith • Jack H. Smott • Lee P. Smoot • Raymond F. Sprouls • Robert Sprouls • Russell F. Sprouls * • Charles M. Stanton • John D. Stanton • Philip E. Stanton • Robert R. Stanton • Burnell M. Steelman • Audree E. Stevens • Robert L. Stevens • Gilbert Summers • Earl H. Sutherland • Jim L. Sutherland • Charles W. Swank • Basil H. Szollosi • Joseph J. Szollosi, Jr. • Pete Szollosi • Andrew Szotak • Charles Tapscott • Marcus Thaney • William Treadway • Edwin Tuggle • James W. Tuggle • Jean F. Tuggle

Seventh Column :
Jesse P. Turner • Harry R. Van Camp • Russell C. Vance • L. (Lefty) Varvel • Richard Varvel • V. (Romie) Varvel • Billy C. Virgin * • Lawrence H. Wangler • Wilbert Waterstredt • Clarence Watrons • Alva LeRoy Watson • Robert Welker • Lavone Whalen • David Williams • Donald R. Williams • E. (Red) Williams • George Williams • Mernie Williams • William H. Wilson • George Dale Winkler • Jack Winkler • Paul Winkler • Howard E. Winter • Jerry Withers * • John Wood • C. Max Woodard • Inglis M. Woodard • Ivan Ned Woodard • Paul P. Woodard • Kenneth Wright • Harold A. Wynn • James Wynn • John F. Wynn • Richard E. Wynn • Paul E. Yapp • Roy W. Yapp
Sign on Coal Mine Service Train image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
5. Sign on Coal Mine Service Train
• Wayne L. Jones • Wilmer Robertson • Lyle E. Winkler • Richard D. Beever • Edward L. Arnett
 
Erected by Village of Tilton, Harry Phillips, Tilton Lions Club, Village Board.
 
Location. 40° 6.105′ N, 87° 39.1′ W. Marker is in Tilton, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is at the intersection of West Fifth Street and North H Street, on the right when traveling west on West Fifth Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tilton IL 61833, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Servicemen From Tilton (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln in Tilton, Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Trail of Death 1838 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Robert E. Wurtsbaugh (approx. 1.7 miles away); Aircraft in Honor of Chanute Air Force Base (approx. 1.7 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 1.8 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Danville's Lincoln (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tilton.
 
Tilton Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
6. Tilton Time Capsule
Leading from the parking area on "H" Street to the Tilton Honor Roll is the Tilton Time Capsule.
Side View - - Coal Mine Service Train image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
7. Side View - - Coal Mine Service Train
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,783 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 10, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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