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Tilton in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Servicemen From Tilton

World War I, Korean War, Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
World War I - - Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
1. World War I - - Center Marker
Inscription.

Center Memorial
World War I
Servicemen from Tilton
Left Column:
William E. Arnold • Jack Ashbaugh • Christ Benekas • John Lester Billman • Harry H. Blue, Sr. • Elbert O. Bolser • Milton Burlin • Ray C. Cox • Roscoe N. Dorsett • Dial W. Elam • Robert Farnaum • Charles Russell Ford • James W. Fox • Russell Gallez • Thornton Gallez • Herschel Gillis • Forn Gillis • Robert Otis Gooch • Jessie R. Gritton • Leroy Hamick • Clyde Harrier • Hersel Holman • John Holman • John H. Irving • Ernest L. Jones • D. Stewart Jones • Paul Keefer • Edward Lang • Elmer Lawson • William Lewis • Buel M. Liggett • Cord O. Liggett • Oscar Little • Lester C. Madden • Earl Ray Markle • C. V. McClung

Right Column:
Hubert C. Messenger • Brenner Messenger • Albert D. Montgomery • Charles D. Montgomery • Don Moulton • Ed Nelson • Howard O’Toole • John C. Osborn • John Perkes • Roy Pratt • Bailey W. Ramsey • Forrest J. Ramsey • Otis Ranger • Herbert Rupert • William Russell • Jesse R. Sater • Albert P. Shanks • Louis A. Sigman • George Fredrick Smith • Joseph M. Smith • William Smith • Edwin A. Songer • Herman F. Songer • Lawrence Stallings • William Alta Steelman • Lawrence S. Swisher • Louis A. Turner • William Tway • Edward J. Waughman • E. C. Weaver • Fay Wildman • Benjamin Wiley •
Korean War Marker - - Lower View image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
2. Korean War Marker - - Lower View
George Williams • William T. Wilson • Albert Donald Woodard • Floyd Wantland

Left Memorial
Korean War
Servicemen from Tilton
Left Column:
Robert T. Boyde • Harry K. Beever • Kenneth E. Blue • Richard A. Blue • Alfred Bott • Harold Bott • Robert L. Bracewell • Clarence D. Burton • James Carder • Everett Carlson • Donald Copsy • Donald R. Cordes • Donald O. Cravens • Lyman Criswell • John C. Culp • Clifford Cundiff • Donald Cunningham • Robert Delaurier • Alva Devore • Donald Gay • Robert Gay • Barny Goff • William J. Gombert • John S. Harrier • Robert Jones • Donald Kizer • Ivan Dale Liggett • Jack Linne • Aime Harry Lyons • Robert Lyons • Harry W. Maillet • Richard Martin • Robert Masterson • Cecil C. Matteucci • Gilbert H. Matteucci • Wane H. Powers

Right Column:
Gerald R. Jones • Fannie M. Mikel • Fred C. Miller • James D. Miller, Jr. • Robert L. Montgomery • Frank Moran • Edward Mumford • Tom Oliphant • John (Jack) Parezo • * Junior Eugene Parezo • Harry Phillips • Elmo Eugene Poynter • Donald Reed • Norman Ross • James Shafer • James Richard Shephard, Sr. • Donald R. Siddens • Zean P. Smalley, Jr. • Arnold Dean Smiley • Donald Smith • Robert L. Stevens • * Edward L. Swearinger • Ray Triplett • Jack Turner • Conrad “Dutch” Wantland • Tom Wantland • Floyd Wear • William Benjamin Wear
Vietnam War - - Lower View image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
3. Vietnam War - - Lower View
• Charles Welker • Donald E. Welker • Maurice Williams • Robert Williams • Paul Winkler • James Wynn • Earl Zimmerman

* Killed In Action

Right Memorial:
Vietnam War
Servicemen from Tilton
Left Column:
Frank A. Hall • Floyd Lesley Barbee, Jr. • Walter Barnett • Randy W. Boggess • Dennis Robert Boyd • James Robert Boyd • Rick Alan Boyd • Leon Brown, Jr. • Harry D. Burton, Jr. • Billie Dean Carder • Willaim “Bill” Carter • Danny Eugene Cox • John D. Culp • Kenneth Eugene Cumbow • Howard M. Davis • Oliver Gene Davis, Jr. • * Perry Dickens • Randy Dunbar • Marion Gene Fellers • Earl Joseph Fellers, II • John Thomas Fletcher • Donald G. Frazier, Jr. • Charles Andres Gossett • Paul M. Gritton • Gary Gene Harrier • Larry Allen Heaton • Oliver Dean Hendricks • Thomas Hilgeman • Edward L. James • Ralph Hubert Johnson, Jr. • Richard Allen Jones • Karl Frederick Krabbe • James Dale LaFrance • William L. Lyons • George E. Halls • Steven M. Boggess • Jeffrey B. Wakeland

Right Column:
Raymond D. Jones • Richard Eugene Martin • Russell McCoy • James Franklin Melton, Jr. • John Milewski • William C. Milewski • Melvin Mingee • Danny L. Montgomery • Gregory L. Montgomery • Johnie Joe Osborne • Mark Edward Peevler, Jr. • John Phillips • Steve Phillips • William Priest • Raymond Alan Reynolds
Servicemen From Tilton, Illinois - - Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
4. Servicemen From Tilton, Illinois - - Marker
• Everette E. Rice • Carl Robertson • Floyd Ronk, Sr. • Claude Shanks • Louis Shanks • Scott Alan Siddens • Dennis Simpkins • Keith Smiley • William “Bill” Smith • Leland Eugene Tapscott • Paul E. Thomas • Ray Triplett • Larry D. Tyler • James C. Voss • Patrick Henry Wangler • Gary Williams • Jeff Williams • William F. Oliphant • Ronald D. Oliphant

* Killed In Action

See the nearby "Tilton Honor Roll" Marker honoring Tilton area World War II service members
 
Erected by Tilton Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 6.108′ N, 87° 39.122′ W. Marker is in Tilton, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is on West Fifth Street west of North H Street, on the right when traveling west. 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. Tilton Honor Roll (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
Top View - - W. W. I  Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
5. Top View - - W. W. I Marker
(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.
 
Regarding Servicemen From Tilton. In front of the old Tilton School Building now the Lions Club Community Center.
 
W. W. I  Marker  - -  Lower View image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
6. W. W. I Marker - - Lower View
Top View - - Korean War  - -  Left Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
7. Top View - - Korean War - - Left Marker
Top View - - Vietnam War  - -  Right Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
8. Top View - - Vietnam War - - Right Marker
Old Tilton School  - -  Behind War Memorials image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
9. Old Tilton School - - Behind War Memorials
Coal Mining Service Train - - - To The Right of  Tilton War Markers image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
10. Coal Mining Service Train - - - To The Right of Tilton War Markers
Sign on Coal Mine Service Train image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
11. Sign on Coal Mine Service Train
These Mine Locomotives and Coal Car donated to the Village of Tilton by Emil J. Mallet. They will be used to build a permanent monument dedicated to the respectful remembrance of Our Heritage.
Tilton Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
12. Tilton Time Capsule
Behind the War Memorials is the "Tilton Time Capsule" on the East Side of the Lions Club Community Center (near East side entrance).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 3,558 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on September 13, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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