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Metter in Candler County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Candler County War Memorial

 
 
Brave Men of Candler County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 2009
1. Brave Men of Candler County Marker
(Far Left Panel)
Love
Dedication
Service
Sacrifice
=
Freedom

(Far Right Panel)
Honor Roll
War On Terrorism

Darren P. Hubbell
Inscription.  
Dedicated to Those
Brave Men of Candler County Who
Paid the Supreme Sacrifice in
Defense of Their Country


Donated by the Citizens
of
Candler County
    Memorial Day 1987
( Left Panel)

Honor Roll
World War II

Thomas Bragg • William A. Brinson • Levy Brown •
Ben Grady Collins • Wallace D. Collins • William Wright Collins •
Theodore H. Eiseman • John Forehand, Jr • J.G. Grice •
Boazie Hargrove • Ray E. Hooks • Clayton Jeffcoat •
Stein P. Lanier • Tommie McCullough • Clarence A. Nevili •
Grady T. Nutter • Donald D. Rigdon • Wilber Tidwell •
Eppins William Cowart • Pope W. Arthur • James Grady Collins •
Robert Hendley
(1927) Nicaraguan Conflict
Rastus Collins

(Right Panel)

Honor Roll
World War I

R.L. Boatright • Kemp Creech •
Glen Lavender • Joe Williams


Korean War
W. Howard Daughtry • Jack Kimbrough •
Linton Jackson Cowart


Brave Men of Candler County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 1, 2009
2. Brave Men of Candler County Marker
Southwest corner of courthouse lawn
Vietnam War

Oscar Barker Jr. • Lewis I. Biggers •
Benjamin Stephen Fordham • Wiley D. Hooks •
Ronald E. Taylor • Raymond Jinks


 
Erected 1987 by Citizens of Candler County.
 
Location. 32° 23.848′ N, 82° 3.757′ W. Marker is in Metter, Georgia, in Candler County. Marker is on West Broad Street (State Highway 46) near North Kennedy Street, on the right when traveling west. Southwest corner of the Courthouse lawn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Metter GA 30439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Legion Armed Forces Tribute (a few steps from this marker); Candler County (a few steps from this marker); Candler County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Sunbury Road (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pulaski, Georgia (approx. 6.2 miles away); Excelsior and its Academy (approx. 8.1 miles away); a different marker also named Old Sunbury Road (approx. 9.3 miles away); Oliff, Rushing, Durrence House (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metter.
 
Also see . . .  United States occupation of Nicaragua. The 1927 Nicaragua Conflict on the marker refers to the US occupation of Nicaragua, part of a longer period of US intervention in Nicaragua from 1912 to 1933. (Submitted on June 23, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querιtaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,493 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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