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Sussex County War Memorial

 
 
Sussex County War Memorial (front) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
1. Sussex County War Memorial (front)
Inscription. (front)
Dedicated to the memory of
Sussex County citizens
who gave their lives in
service to their country
1917 – 1958

World War I
William F. Chappell
John J. Ellis
George R. Evans
Richmond W. Holloway
Cassius P. Parsons
Harvey F. Tatum
Edwin F. Wrenn

World War II
Winston Brown
Thomas D. Carr
Elmer H. Council
John H. Daughtry
John M. Davis
Floyd A. Dunning
George L. Elliott
George R. England
Lawrence C. Gordon
Wesley E. Green
Charlie Harris
Theodore Harrison
Roy C. Harvey
Ernest Hill
John B. Hunnicutt
Frederick J. Landman
Charles R. Mason
Owen Pegram
George Perkins
Harold E. Raeford
Lewis J. Shanko
Charles M. Stephenson
Irvin E. Wilson
David Winfield
James M. Webb

Korean War
William R. Higgins

S. A. C.
Thomas N. Peebles

Donated by grateful
citizens of Sussex County
1964

(rear)
Our Vietnam War dead live forever in
Sussex County’s grateful memory


Sp. 4 John Alvin Johnson 1/31/66 Jarratt
Sgt. Walter C. Velvet, Jr. 3/02/68 Waverly
FA Willie Grady Whitmore, Jr. 8/21/68 Wakefield
Major
Sussex County War Memorial (rear) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
2. Sussex County War Memorial (rear)
Lawrence R. Booth 10/16/69 Stony Creek
Pvt. Larry M. Mason 3/21/71 Waverly

 
Erected 1964 by Citizens of Sussex County.
 
Location. 36° 54.929′ N, 77° 16.785′ W. Marker is in Sussex, Virginia, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Courthouse Road and Thornton Square. Touch for map. This sundial war memorial is located on the front lawn of the Sussex County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15080 Courthouse Road, Sussex VA 23884, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sussex County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Sussex County Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); The Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid (approx. 5.4 miles away); History At Stony Creek (approx. 6.6 miles away); Nottoway River Crossings (approx. 6.8 miles away); Jones Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Antioch Baptist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sussex.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Sussex County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
3. Sussex County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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