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Class of 1943 Veterans

 
 
Class of 1943 Marker (A-L) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 29, 2009
1. Class of 1943 Marker (A-L)
Inscription.
This garden is dedicated to the men of the Class of 1943, with special remembrance to those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the armed forces.

 
Erected 1987 by Class of 1947.
 
Location. 34° 40.767′ N, 82° 50.15′ W. Marker is in Clemson, South Carolina, in Pickens County. Marker is on Cahoun Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of Clemson University. Marker is in this post office area: Clemson SC 29631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Tillman Hall Bell (here, next to this marker); Thomas Green Clemson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quercus lyrata (Overcup Oak) (about 300 feet away); Integration with Dignity, 1963 (about 400 feet away); Walter T. Cox, Jr. (about 400 feet away); Clemson College World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away); First Woman Graduate (about 500 feet away); Military Heritage Plaza (about 500 feet away); Outdoor Theater (Amphitheater) (about 600 feet away); And Then There Was War (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clemson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Clemson University.
Class of 1943 Marker (L-Z) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 29, 2009
2. Class of 1943 Marker (L-Z)
Official website of Clemson University. (Submitted on July 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. The Carillon Garden. The Carillon Garden, a gift from the Class of 1947, is an ideal spot to meet with friends, study, or listen to the carillon in nearby Tillman Hall. (Submitted on July 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Obituary for Charles Richard Wood
The Greenville News
August 14, 2005

Charles Richard Wood
Highlands, N.C.

Charles Richard Wood, age 82, of Highlands, N.C., and Fort Worth, Texas, passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at a Highlands-Cashiers Hospital.

He was born in Greenville, S.C., the son of the late Russell Dewey and Etta Cooley Wood. He graduated from Clemson University in 1943. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he served in the 13th Armored Division and was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation. He was president of Stationers Distributors Wholesale Office Supply Company.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Charlotte Ransom Wood; four sons, William Russell Wood and his wife, Carol, Thomas Richard Wood, Robert Charles Wood and his wife, Roxanne, George Ransom and his wife, Maureen,
Charles Richard Wood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 29, 2009
3. Charles Richard Wood Marker
In Honor of
Charles Richard Wood
President, Class of 1943
A dedicated leader for the development
of this Carillon Garden.
Ever Loyal to Clemson
all of Fort Worth, Texas; one sister, Kathryn Karply and husband, Richard, of Anderson, S.C.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren also survive.

No services are planned. Bryant Funeral Home, Highlands, N.C. is in charge of arrangements.
    — Submitted July 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

 
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The Carillon Garden Entrance -<br>From Calhoun Drive image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 29, 2009
4. The Carillon Garden Entrance -
From Calhoun Drive
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 735 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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