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Harnett County Veterans Memorial

 
 
Harnett County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 9, 2010
1. Harnett County Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
Center Panel:
This memorial presented to the citizens of Harnett County by the Harnett County Board of Commissioners through the Harnett County Memorial Association in honor to those who served their country.

Members of the Memorial Association
Fred D. Jackson (CHM.) • L. B. McLean (Sec.) • Francis Duncan • Carl A. Byrd (Publicity) • L.E. McKnight • O.K. Keen • Frank Lewis
1917 – 1918

Board of County Commissioners
Angus A. Cameron • L.A. Tart • R.L. Pate • L.R. Bryd • Fred D. Jackson
1941 – 1945

Left Panel:
In Memory of
Harnett County Veterans
Who Lost Their Lives
In World War I
Jesse M. Avery • Walter K. Barefoot • Chester A. Barnes • Henry T. Buchanan • Gilbert Cameron • Andy Collins • Thomas H. Coleville • King Dudley • Russell Jarman • James A. Johnson • John A. Johnson • William F. Jones • Ras Matthews • W.H. Matthews • Walter P. Matthews • Allen B. McLean • Colon G. Shaw • Charlie G. Smith • Arthur R. Stewart
World War II
Palmer E. Autry • Charles E. Baggett • Edgar W. Baggett, Jr. • V. Winston Barnes • Edward E. Beasley • Jess G. Beasley • Charles E. Bennett • Herman A. Bennett • William C. Bennett • John B. Bethea • James
Harnett County Veterans Memorial - Left Panel image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 9, 2010
2. Harnett County Veterans Memorial - Left Panel
W. Blalock • Francis Broughton • Lewis B. Buie • William Butler • Howard Butts • Fred M. Caudell, Jr. • Eugene Cofield • Otis Colville • Edward Conner • Jack D. Gore • Odis E. Gore • Allie R. Currin • Chester A. Davis • Alvah J. Denton • Robert L. Dew • Arnold Douglass • William Douglass • William Dougle • Edward R. Ennis • George L. Fuquay, Jr. • John H. Giles, Jr. • Vernon L. Godwin • Laurie J. Griffin • Clarence R. Hair • John D. Harrington • Charles T. Henry • James E. Hockaday • Robert S. Jernigan • Robert H. Johnson


Right Panel:
In Memory of
Harnett County Veterans
Who Lost Their Lives
In World War II
Warren H. Johnson • John E. King • Samuel E. Knox • Fulton P. Lanier, Jr. • James H. Lee • John L. Lee • Jasper Lucas • Herbert Lucas • Margaret E, Lucas • David D. Mahone • Charles D. Marzadro • Robert L. McKinney • James G. McLamb • Murdock M. McLaughlin • Leslie A. McNeill • Ralph K. Mitchell • Earl S. Moore • Silas E. Moore • Fred A. Myatt • William Nordan • Joseph M. Morris, Jr. • Henry C. Ousley, Jr. • Brenton C. Page • William W. Parker • Waylon T. Pleasant • Kenneth M. Rayford • Worth T. Register • Haywood B. Roberts • John C. Ryals • Joseph Ryals • Charlie Sanford • Hubert L. Sills • Ernest A. Simmons • Dorsey W. Slaughter • Benjamin W. Smith • James M. Smith • Jerry A. Smith • Willard J. Smith • William
Harnett County Veterans Memorial - Right Panel image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 9, 2010
3. Harnett County Veterans Memorial - Right Panel
G. Spivey • Paul R. Starling • Albert M. Stephenson • Clyde L. Stewart • Roger H. Stewart • William M. Stone • Robert V. Suggs • Windsor B. Surles • Atlas C. Tart • William P. Tart • George D. Thomas • James H. Tripp • William A. Tyndall • Boyd Vungannon • Tilghman L. Wade • James O. Warren, Jr. • William J. Washington • Howard Wells • Howard W. West • Charlie V. Wilson • Ralph L. Winstead • James O. Wood





USS Harnett County
LST – 821
In Memory
of
Our Lost Shipmates
U.S. Navy
Ernest K. Cota EN2 • John L. Abrams LT • James H. Romanski LTJG • Raymond D. Robinson AMH3 • Dennis M. Wobbe AMS3 • Arthur J. Elliott, II LCDR • Carl J. Peterson LCDR • Ralph C. Munsey BM2 • Richard L. Brown AMH3 • Robert J. Arnold AT1 • Stephen A. Johnson AT3

In Memory of
Harnett County
Veterans
Who Lost Their Lives
Korean Conflict
Robert J. Altemus • Vernon L. Braswell • James C. Brown • Archie T. Croom Jr • Henry P.Denning • Fred D. Ellen • Eli Godwin • Roger Porter • William D. Raynor • Edward M. Smith • Willie R. Wade
Vietnam Era
James E. Butler • James E. Bryd • Donny R. Campbell • Charles Cook • Jerry A. Dennis • Isaac R. Draughon • Marvin A. Gies • James L. Hall • Albert L. Johnson • Denning C. Johnson • Kenneth M. Lee • Roy
In Memory of Lost Shipmates Monument image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 9, 2010
4. In Memory of Lost Shipmates Monument
R. Lee • Richard F. Mason • Larry D. McKoy • Alex L. McLean • Robert D. McMillian • Lonnie E. McNeill • William B. Parnell • Leonard M. Parrish • Gerald A. Phillips • Robert L. Smith • Donald D. Stewart • Eugene W. Wicker • William S. Willis
 
Erected 1949 by Harnett County Veterans Council.
 
Location. 35° 25.203′ N, 78° 48.597′ W. Marker is in Lillington, North Carolina, in Harnett County. Marker is on West Cornelius Harnett Boulevard (U.S. 401) half a mile west of Hwy 421, Hwy 210, Hwy 401, Hwy 27 intersection, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Monument is located at the Veterans Memorial Park in front of the new Harnett County Courthouse, Justice Center, and Social Services Complex one mile north of Cape Fear River Bridge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 311 West Cornelius Harnett Boulevard, Lillington NC 27546, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cornelius Harnett (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexander Lillington (approx. 1½ miles away); Robert B. Morgan (approx. 1½ miles away); Paul Eliot Green (approx. 3.4 miles away); Campbell House
Korean and Vietnam Era Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 9, 2010
5. Korean and Vietnam Era Memorial
(approx. 3.4 miles away); Campbell University (approx. 4.1 miles away); Alton Stewart (approx. 7.8 miles away); Smiley's Falls (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lillington.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Harnett County Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 9, 2010
6. Harnett County Veterans Park
Harnett County Veterans Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 9, 2010
7. Harnett County Veterans Park Marker
"We come this 11th day of November 2004 to thank those who gave their lives in battle defending our freedom. We dedicate this park to their memory, hoping they will never be forgotten."
Harnett County Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles "StrangeMan" Lyles, August 5, 2010
8. Harnett County Veterans Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,478 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 10, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   8. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Charles "StrangeMan" Lyles of Broadway, North Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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