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Menard in Menard County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Menard County Memorial of Those Who Died

 
 
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By Duane Hall, March 23, 2018
1. Menard County Memorial of Those Who Died
Inscription.

In Memory of Those Who Died

They held in their keeping the safety of the republic. They kept alight the lamp of liberty. Their record of service to God and Country helped to preserve the American way of life. They lived and died so that the eternal values by which men live shall not perish from this earth.

World War I
Roy S. McCoy Wm. Jack Wilkinson Oliver M. Ray Harvey J. Carriger Marvin Hight

World War II
J.R. Graham Manuel Rogers Raymond Chapman Marlin D. Bowers Gene F. Davis Alvin Y. Tillman Wm. C. Bumguardner Herbert M. Briley J.L. Bailey James H. Lagow, Jr. Elton A. Fulcher Fredric T. Neel M.J. Greenwood Emiliano Gonzales Guy Johnson Jose T. Talavera Jesus T. Talavera E.P. Castleman Jose Valdez Joe Aguirre Henry I. Woolf Milton Mears Hershel Griffin Harold Beedle James B. Cannon R.J. Kennan Emil J. Meyer Clarence L. Castleman

Korea
James Callan III Jack A. Smith

Vietnam
James G. Brown Edgar S. Davis Jimmie Crisp
 
Location. 30° 55.003′ N, 99° 47.026′ W. Marker is in Menard, Texas, in Menard County. Marker is at the intersection of E. San Saba Street (Farm to Market Road 2092) and Gay Street
Memorial in American Legion Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2018
2. Memorial in American Legion Park
, on the right when traveling east on E. San Saba Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the northwest corner of American Legion Park. Marker is in this post office area: Menard TX 76859, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Great Western Trail (a few steps from this marker); Oliver Prince Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Menard County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort McKavett C.S.A. / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Founding of the Santa Cruz de San Saba Mission (about 600 feet away); Sacred Heart Catholic Church (about 600 feet away); Welcome to Menard, Texas / The Old Sacred Heart Catholic Church (about 600 feet away); The Lafora Map / An Apache Encampment (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menard.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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