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Haywood County World War II Monument

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Haywood County World War II Monument Marker









Inscription. This Monument is Dedicated to the Men and Women of Haywood county who served during World War II and to those who gave their lives in defense of our country.

A nearby stone marker lists local World War II
Congressional Medal of Honor Winners
"For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their lives above and beyond the call of duty"

William D. Halyburton. Jr.
Killed while serving whit a Marine Rifle Co. Bn., in the 2nd Bn.,5th Marines, 1st Marine Div., during action against Japanese forcse on on Okinawa Shima in the Ryuku Chain, 10 May 1945.

Max Thompson
Wounded in action while serving with Co. K, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Div, against German forces near Haaren, Germany 18 October 1944.

The remaining five sides of the six-sided main monument lists the names of Haywood County World War II veterans and the year they entered service.
 
Location. 35° 31.959′ N, 82° 50.375′ W. Marker is in Canton, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on Park Street (State Highway 19/23). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton NC 28716, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Congressional Medal of Honor Winners image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Congressional Medal of Honor Winners
"For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their lives above and beyond the call of duty"-- William D. Halyburton. Jr. Killed while serving whit a Marine Rifle Co. Bn., in the 2nd Bn.,5th Marines, 1st Marine Div., during action against Japanese forcse on on Okinawa Shima in the Ryuku Chain, 10 May 1945.-- Max Thompson Wounded in action while serving with Co. K, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Div, against German forces near Haaren, Germany 18 October 1944.
. Morning Star Church ( within shouting distance of this marker); Locust Field Cemetery ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Rutherford Trace ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Garden Creek ( approx. 1.7 miles away); The Armed Forces from Clyde Town-ship ( approx. 4 miles away); The Shook House ( approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford Trace ( approx. 7.1 miles away); Honorable Chief Junaluska ( approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Haywood County World War II Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
3. Haywood County World War II Monument Marker
Haywood County World War II Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
4. Haywood County World War II Monument Marker
Haywood County World War II Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
5. Haywood County World War II Monument Marker
Haywood County World War II Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
6. Haywood County World War II Monument Marker
Haywood County World War II Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
7. Haywood County World War II Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 742 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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