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Shelby in Cleveland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cleveland County World War I Memorial

1917-1919

 
 
Cleveland County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 22, 2009
1. Cleveland County World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription. Honoring those from Cleveland County, who served in the World War and the following who made the supreme sacrifice

Honor Roll

Harvey N. Allen • Wm. Barrett • E. O. Cabaniss • John Carver • Calvin Cook • Ira A. Crabtree • Broadus V. Doty • Robert P. Falls • Otis D. Green • Geo. W. Hastings • Frank Hayes • Butler Hord • Warren F. Hoyle • Roy Lattimore • C. A. McCraw • G. B. McEntire • B. C. McSwain • Reid Morris • Lawson J. Owens • William Parker (Col.) • Summey Powell • Ed. Price • S. J. Randall • J. H. Ratteree • R. O. Rhyne • Forrest A. Rippy • Joseph W. Runyans • Joseph L. Spangler • O. Pratt Street • Fred Weathers • Wm. B. Weathers

"In a righteous cause they won immortal glory and have nobly served their nation in serving mankind." Woodrow Wilson, 1918
 
Erected by the Star Newspaper, through local contributions.
 
Location. 35° 17.484′ N, 81° 32.4′ W. Marker is in Shelby, North Carolina, in Cleveland County. Marker is on South Lafayette Street 0.1 miles south of East Marion Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shelby NC 28150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Cleveland County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 22, 2009
2. Cleveland County Courthouse
are within walking distance of this marker. Cleveland County Civil War Monument (a few steps from this marker); Cleveland County Korean and Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleveland County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Plato Durham (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Webbley (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas Dixon Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away); O. Max Gardner (approx. 0.4 miles away); W. J. Cash (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelby.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located on the side of the Cleveland County Courthouse.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 824 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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