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Brunswick in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Glynn County War Memorial

 
 
Glynn County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
1. Glynn County War Memorial Marker
Inscription. [Upper Tablet]:
Dedicated to
The men of Glynn County
who served their country and
to those named who gave their
lives for the preservation
of liberty and freedom

{Wreath emblem}
1917 The World War 1918
Arnold, Carle E. W., Jr. Barrow, Columbus E. Coney, William DeVoe Harrison, Lewis D. Houston, Malcom G. Johnson, Onica Leavy, Joseph DuBignon McRea, Jaems A. Ratcliffe, Eugene Ross, Henry Thomas Scarlett, Julian I. Stephens, James R. Tolnas, Trygue

[Lower Tablet]:

{Emblem Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States}
Honor the dead by
helping the living
dedicated to
the men of Glynn County
who gave their lives
for their country in World War II

{Tablets to the left and right list names of Glynn County citizens killed in World War II}

[Far left tablet]:

In Memory of
Merchant Marines
Lost during U-Boat attack
April 8, 1942
Esso Baton Rouge
Carl Hollger James Layne William Scheich
S.S. Oklahoma
Herman Baker Joseph Boyd Alfredo Carmona Mattias Chorman Richard Dooley Arlis Edgar Joseph Geary Arthur Genter Lastie Hance William Howell
Glynn County War Memorial Center Panel, WW I , upper, and WW II, lower image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Glynn County War Memorial Center Panel, WW I , upper, and WW II, lower
Frank Kroy Stanley Majba Robert McGregor James Mott John Price James Riley Charles Rivette Osswald Ryder Charles Sistrunk

[Middle left tablet]:
1950 Korea 1953
Davis, Henry, W. Hodges, Ralph A. Kaufman, Lewis Payne, Billie Singleterry, Gerald Tyson, Lester Worthy, Samuel B.

[Middle right tablet]:
1959 Viet Nam 1975
Spotanski, Serge W. Anderson, Ronald C. Armstrong, Atwell A. Barker, Jack L. Brantley, David W. Bush, Glynn L. Cameron, James F. Downs, Arthur M. Francis, Oscar T. Groyner, Allen J. Hancock, William T. Honaker, R. Kermit W. Hamlin Boswell Lawrence, Larry E. McDowell, William C. Miller, Herbert Proctor, Samuel, Jr. Quinn, Michael E. Rhodes, James Robert Sharpe, Mack D. Sizemore, Donald R. Smith, Russell L. Tyson, D.C.

[Far right tablet]:
War on Terrorism
Christopher J. Holland Charles C. Gillican, III John R. Stalvey
 
Location. 31° 9.139′ N, 81° 29.671′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is at the intersection of "G" Street and Union Street, on the left when traveling east on "G" Street. Touch for map.
Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Merchant Marine Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Merchant Marine Tablet
Between January and May 1942, 82 American vessels hauling badly needed war supplies were sunk by German submarines, often close to the U.S. coast -- including 6 off Georgia and Florida. Killed were hundreds of merchant seamen, civilians who didn't get veteran status until 1988.
Marker is at the Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick GA 31520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glynn County ( here, next to this marker); Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902 ( a few steps from this marker); Colored Memorial School and Risley High School ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Brunswick's "Liberty Ships" ( approx. 0.3 miles away); World War II Memorial ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Sidney Lanier ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Lanier's Oak ( approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Lanier's Oak ( approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
 
Also see . . .
1. American Merchant Marine at War, (excerpt The Atlanta-Journal Constitution. German U-boat commander: Oklahoma was "a sitting duck" by Bill Hendrick The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, February 14, 1999 "This is the story of the Georgians who solved the mystery of the SS Oklahoma and its unnamed dead." (Submitted on October 30, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Uboat. net. Esso Baton Rouge (Submitted on October 30, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesPatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Korea Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Korea Tablet
Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Vietnam Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Glynn County War Memorial Marker - Vietnam Tablet
Glynn County War Memorial Marker - War on Terrorism Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
6. Glynn County War Memorial Marker - War on Terrorism Tablet
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,869 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 30, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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