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Westview Cemetery World War Casualties Memorial

 
 
Westview Cemetery World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 8, 2011
1. Westview Cemetery World War Memorial
Inscription.
In Memory of World War Casualties

War No. I
Thomas Adjer
Scott Hill
Ollie Rutledge

War No. II
James Joyner
Johnnie M. Leroy
Frank Lewis
John M. McBride

Mayor
Richard A. Shirley

City Manager
John R. Moore, Jr.

Public Works Director
M. Anthony Norris

City Council Members
Beatrice R. Thompson
Thomas W. Dunaway III
James A. Stewart
Dennis H. McKee
Blake W. Williamson
A.B. Roberts
Phillip M. Cheney
Steven C. Sirvin

Cemetery Superintendent
Bobby Gene Timms, Jr.

 
Erected 2006.
 
Location. 34° 29.433′ N, 82° 39.317′ W. Marker is in Anderson, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker can be reached from Sayre Street (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Anderson SC 29625, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Orr Mill Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); University Hill (approx. half a mile away); St. Paul's Baptist Church -- 1865 (approx.
Westview Cemetery World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 8, 2011
2. Westview Cemetery World War Memorial
0.6 miles away); Anderson Boys' High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); McDuffie High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of First African American High School in Anderson County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dr. Samuel Marshall Orr House (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Greeley Institute (approx. mile away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. mile away); Thompson Centennial United ME Church -- 1867 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anderson.
 
Regarding Westview Cemetery World War Casualties Memorial. Began in the early 1900's as a municipal cemetery for African Americans, Westview is located on Sayre Street. There are approximately 4100 gravesites on 25 acres with plans for expansion. African Americans who figure prominently in Anderson's history are laid to rest there including W.I. Peek and Fred Jackson, who were mortuary business pioneers. (City Cemetery Endowment, Anderson, SC.)
 
Also see . . .  Westview Cemetery Index. Cemetery transcription,
Westview Cemetery World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 8, 2011
3. Westview Cemetery World War Memorial
August 13, 2008. (Submitted on July 7, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesWar, World IWar, World II
 
Westview Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 8, 2011
4. Westview Cemetery
Westview Cemetery Entrance<br>Looking North Along Sayre Street image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 8, 2011
5. Westview Cemetery Entrance
Looking North Along Sayre Street
Wade Childs Tombstone image. Click for more information.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
6. Wade Childs Tombstone
1836-1928
Heroic Service
Orr's Rifles
Childs served as a body soldier with Orr's Regiment of the South Carolina Rifles in the Confederate army during the Civil War. He carried the belongings and camp supplies of white soldiers, one of some 20,000 to 50,000 slaves who labored during the war.
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Ernest Vandiver Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
7. Ernest Vandiver Tombstone
South Carolina
Cook C D 444 RES
Labor BN OMC
World War I
August 3 1889
April 9 1955
Clifton Neal Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
8. Clifton Neal Tombstone
South Carolina
PVT
345 Service BN OMC
World War I
May 25 1897
April 21 1952
William Norris Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
9. William Norris Tombstone
South Carolina
PVT. U.S. Army
August 1, 1888
March 28, 1944
Ben McLendon Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
10. Ben McLendon Tombstone
South Carolina
PVT Casual DET
World War I
September 15, 1888
April 28, 1949
Thomas Jefferson Morris Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
11. Thomas Jefferson Morris Tombstone
South Carolina
PVT
63 Pioneer Inf
August 3, 1936
Will Taylor Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
12. Will Taylor Tombstone
South Carolina
Cook U.S. Army
February 16, 1933
Major P. Taylor Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
13. Major P. Taylor Tombstone
CS2
US Navy
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
Sep 25 1912
Oct 9 1986
Douglas Butler Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
14. Douglas Butler Tombstone
South Carolina
PVT
56 Depot Brig
World War I
February 10, 1895
May 6, 1949
Rufus Butler Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
15. Rufus Butler Tombstone
South Carolina
PVT 152 Depot Brig
May 9, 1925
Walter James Caldwell Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
16. Walter James Caldwell Tombstone
New York
Wardroom Steward
U.S. Navy
March 21, 1933
Scott Benson Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
17. Scott Benson Tombstone
South Carolina
PVT 369 INF.
93 DIV.
May 18, 1927
Louis Benson Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
18. Louis Benson Tombstone
South Carolina
PVT 1CL 53 Engrs.
July 27, 1923
Thomas Adger (Adjer) Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
19. Thomas Adger (Adjer) Tombstone
South Carolina
PVT
February 4, 1926
George Washington Marion Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
20. George Washington Marion Tombstone
South Carolina
PVT. U.S. Army
August 11, 1929
Charlotte Dooley Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 7, 2012
21. Charlotte Dooley Tombstone
Wife of
David Dooley,
Died
Sept. 12, 1904
Age 44.
Here lies one
who in this life
was a kind mother
and a true wife.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 13, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21. submitted on July 7, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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