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Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, November 9, 2008
1. Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial Marker
Inscription. ( North face )
[ Left Plaque ]
Erected 1947
By
The Savannah Detachment
Marine Corps League

Commandant - E.S. Dufour, Jr.
Vice Commandants -
Sol H. Passink and H.B. Acker
Adjutant - F.W. Hughes
Judge Advocate - L.C. Johnston
Chaplin - L. J. McEwen
Sargent-At-Arms - D.F. Knight

Chairman Of Monument Committee
William C. Harris

{ Marine Corps Emblem Globe and Anchor }
Semper Fidelis

[ Right Plaque ]
Dedicated
November 11, 1947

By
General A.A. Vandergrigt
Commandant
United States Marine Corps
( West face )

In memory
Of the United States Marines From
Chatham County, Georgia, Who Made
The Supreme Sacrifice In
The Viet Nam Conflict
Bird, George Allison, III, Cpl.
Brant, Richard F., Jr.,Pfc.
Brigham, Albert, L. Cpl.
Carpenter, Charles Edward, L.Cpl.
Chisholm, James, Pfc.
Cokley, Troy Wesley, Pfc.
Daniels, James Dennis, Pfc.
Frazier, Ulysses Van, Pfc.
Gallagher, John Henry, Major
Hagan, J. Robert, Major
Jones, Daniel Cleveland, L.Cpl
Long, Douglas Leonard, Jr., Pfc.
Martin, Henry Olin, III, Pfc.
Owens, Bennett Howell, Jr.,
Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial Marker, North face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial Marker, North face
Sgt.
Roberts, Ben, Pfc.
Robinson, John Calvin, II, L.Cpl.
Sims, James Larry, Pfc.
Wells, James Randall, L. Cpl.
West, Eugene Edward, Pfc.
White, Nathan Monroe, G.Sgt.
Youmans, James Nelson, Pfc.

( South Left Plaque )

In Memory
Of The United States Marines From
Chatham County, Georgia, Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice In World War II
Achord, William M Sr., Pvt.
Agee, William L., Gunner
Clark, Wiley E., S.Sgt.
Colley, Joseph E.F.M. 1c.
Craig, Joseph, III, 1st Lt.
Dukes, George Healy, PL, Sgt.
Garder, Jack L., Pfc.
Hiott, Gentry W., Gy.Sgt.
Higgs, Charles W., Jr., Pl.Sgt.
Hodges, George Pottle, Pfc.
Jones, Robert F. Jr., 1st. Lt.
Kirby, John M., Sgt.
Kirschbaum Marvin E., Jr., Pvt.
Lloyd, Paul E., Pvt
Mays, Albert T.,Pfc.
Robberson, Ray J., W.O.
Robinson, James D., Pfc.
Rupert, Robert A., Sgt.
Smith, Henry Rudolph, Pfc.
Smith, Walter Carl, Pfc.
Starr, Lewis Oliver, Cpl.
Starks, Robert James, Cpl.
Townsend, Ellery J., Cpl
Westberry, Raymond T., Pfc.

( South Center )

{ Marine Corps Emblem Globe and Anchor }
Semper Fidelis

(Center Bottom )

GySgt. John L. Pearson
Beirut, Lebanon
Oct. 23, 1983

( South Right Plaque
Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial Marker, West face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial Marker, West face
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First To Fight
Wake Island      •      The Marshalls
Pearl Harbor     •     Saipan-Tinian
Bataan           •          Guam
Tulagi           •           Peleliu
Gualalcanal     •        Iwo Jima
Midway          •          Philippines
Makin            •          Okinawa
Bougainville     •      Europe
Tarawa           •          Africa
Cape Gloucester       •      Asia
On Land, On Sea, And In The Air

( East Plaque )

In Memory
Of The United States Marines From
Chatham County, Georgia, Who Made
The Supreme Sacrifice In
The Korean Conflict
Farie, Andrew L. III, Pfc.
Fulton, William, Jr., Cpl.
Higgs, Carl, Pfc.
Horning, James W., Jr., Pfc.
Hughs, Harold D., S.Sgt.
Hutchins, Fletcher M., Pfc.
Mayfield, James H., Pfc.
Powell, Marion J., Cpl.
Powers, Matthew G., Jr., Pfc.
Sanders, Harry W., Cpl.
Woods, Harold E., Cpl.

 
Location. 32° 4.213′ N, 81° 5.711′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of Bull St and Gaston St., in the median on Bull St. Touch for map. At the North end of Forsythe Park. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial Marker, South face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 9, 2008
4. Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial Marker, South face
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Home of Henry R. Jackson ( a few steps from this marker); Armstrong Junior College ( within shouting distance of this marker); Georgia Historical Society ( about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Comer House ( about 500 feet away); Casimir Pulaski ( about 500 feet away); Pulaski Monument ( about 500 feet away); Congregation Mickve Israel ( about 600 feet away); Warren A. Candler Hospital ( about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial
South face , Left Plaque
Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
6. Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial
South Face, Right Plaque
Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial East face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
7. Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial East face
 
 
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