Washington Court House in Fayette County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fayette County World War Memorial
May 27th 1919.
To the brave boys of Fayette County
who served in the World War
those from Fayette County
who served their country
in the World War
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1927
[Includes an Honor Roll of County Dead]
They Gave Their All
George W. Allen Ralph Barlett Jennings Bland Harry H. Brown Wilmer H. Brown John Burke Owen Caplinger Ralph Chilcote Will Denney Ray Archie Dixon Clarence Downer Addison Funk Ray B. Hamm Arley Griffith Clarence Hard Fred Backenstoe Hillery Paul H. Hughey Walter W. Huchison Cash Knisley Loren Koontz Henry Larkin Charles A. Lones [second tablet names needed]
Erected 1919 by the People of Fayette County with War Chest Funds.
Location. 39° 32.167′ N, 83° 26.382′ W. Marker is in Washington Court House, Ohio, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street (U.S. 22/62) and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the SE courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Washington Court House OH 43160, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least Fayette County Court House / Washington Court House Riot of 1894 (here, next to this marker); War Savings Quota (a few steps from this marker); Fayette County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Washington Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War Veterans Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); 104mm German Cannon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Bicentennial Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington Court House.
More about this marker. The original Honor Roll tablets may have been initially placed in another location before being rededicated in 1927.
Categories. • 20th Century • Government • Heroes • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • Political Subdivisions • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of other Honor Roll panel. • Can you help?