Metter in Candler County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Candler County War Memorial
Brave Men of Candler County Who
Paid the Supreme Sacrifice in
Defense of Their Country
Donated by the Citizens
Memorial Day 1987
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
(1927) Nicaraguan Conflict
World War I
R.L. Boatright Kemp Creech
Glen Lavender Joe Williams
W. Howard Daughtry Jack Kimbrough
Linton Jackson Cowart
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. Touch for map. Southwest corner of the Courthouse lawn. Marker is in this post office area: Metter GA 30439, United States of America.
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); 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); Cedar Creek Primitive Baptist Church ( approx. 11.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metter.
Categories. • 20th Century • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II •
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