Nevada in Vernon County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Vernon County War Memorial
Leon Ogier American Legion Post No. 2
of Nevada and Vernon Co.
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1924
Rebuilt - 1924 by
Leon Ogier Post No. 2
Dedicated to all veterans of all wars who gave their lives and service to preserve peace and freedom. Because of them our lives are free; because of them our nation lives; because of them our world is blessed.
War of 1812
Mexican War - Civil War
World War I - World War II
Korean War - Vietnam War
John A. Harlow, Commander
William Quartonast, Vice Commander
Roy Brown Jr., 2nd Vice Commander
Albert Armstrong, 3rd Vice Commander
John Olson, Adjutant
Percy Milster, Finance
Emery Green, Chaplain
Frank Agee, Historian
Walter Thurman, Service Officer
David Floke, Sgt. at Arms
J.K. Arthur, Judge Advocate
Chartered July 11, 1919
Let No Veteran Go Unaided
Preamble of the Constitution
of the American Legion
[text not transcribed]
This memorial dedicated
May 30, 1967 by
Commander, 15th District
Erected 1924 by Citizens of Nevada and Vernon
Location. 37° 50.281′ N, 94° 21.168′ W. Marker is in Nevada, Missouri, in Vernon County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherry Street and Lynn Street, on the right when traveling east on Cherry Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 East Cherry Street, Nevada MO 64772, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vernon County Valor (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Vernon County War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Vernon County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Nevada - Vernon County Centennial (approx. ¼ mile away); William Joel Stone (approx. ¼ mile away); The Burning of Nevada (approx. ¼ mile away); The Battle of Drywood (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bushwhacker Museum (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada.
Regarding Vernon County War Memorial. Leon Ogier was killed in World War I. The building originally served as a National Guard armory.
Also see . . . Vernon County War Memorial Celebrates 100th Anniversary. (Submitted on September 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 661 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.