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Fayette County World War I Memorial

1917           1919

 
 
Fayette County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 16, 2008
1. Fayette County World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription. The Men of Fayette County who gave their lives in Service During the World War.

[First column]
Fred M. Blakeman • Don Mullis Burris • Marshall Corum • Harry W. Cunningham • Johnson Clay Eales • Clarence R. Gaugh • Sydney Gordon • Herman Gray Moores • Alex F. Mattingly • Lewis Martin • Geo. A. Pennington • Capt. George C. Rogers • Sterling Rocket • John E. Slattery • Enoch Stone • Benjamin Wierman • 1st Lieut. J. C. Hobbs • Wm. Preston Clark • Capt. Griffin Cockran • Robert M. Davis • Hunter Massie • John W. Williams • Morton Tipton • Willie Coleman • 1st Lieut. N. Caulder • Henry Adams

[Second column]
Harvey Reaves • Elmer P. Beavers • Joseph G. Brackett • Buford G. Craig • Everett R. Curtis • Andrew L. Ellett • Bernard J. Gilroy • Cary R. McClanahan • Lieut. Alex McClintock • James H. Powell • Harold A. Pulliam • Lightburn P. Sharp • Maurice K. Strayer • Cp. Geo. T. Washington • Sgt. Ray A. Wilson • Dan T. Graves • George Cox • Lee S. Eads • James H. Schatter • Onza Slusher • Charles B. Tripp • Edward Shackleford • Charles Bailey • Edward Embry • Otis Walker • James Coffee
 
Erected 1924 by Lexington Post No 8, American Legion.
 
Location.
Fayette County World War I Memorial and Fayette County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 16, 2008
2. Fayette County World War I Memorial and Fayette County Marker
38° 2.857′ N, 84° 29.89′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on West Main Street near U.S. 421N. Touch for map. Located in front of the historic courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington KY 40507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fayette County (here, next to this marker); John Cabell Breckinridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Courthouses / Cheapside (within shouting distance of this marker); John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864) (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Vice President (within shouting distance of this marker); Slavery in Fayette Co. / Cheapside Slave Auction Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Silversmith Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Skuller's Clock (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,309 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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