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Bowman in Orangeburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bowman War Memorial

 
 
Bowman War Memorial, west view image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 1, 2011
1. Bowman War Memorial, west view
An eternal flame sits atop a granite monument.
Inscription. (West face)
Bowman War Memorial

Erected by the town of Bowman
and American Legion Post No. 64

(North face)
World War II
James Edmund Berry
Okinawa - May 17, 1945
Thomas Richard Edwards
European Theater - Mar. 25, 1945
Leonard Everett Berry
European Theater - Dec. 25, 1944
George Arthur Kemmerlin
Italy - Sept. 23, 1944
Benjamin Franklin Knight
Pacific Theater - Sept. 12, 1943

(South face)
Vietnam War
James Allen Johnson
Vietnam - July 1, 1969
Henry Dennis West, III
U.S.S. Evans  S.China Sea - June 2, 1969
Jessie Clarence Felder
Vietnam - June 29. 1966

 
Location. 33° 20.98′ N, 80° 40.982′ W. Marker is in Bowman, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is on Charleston Highway (U.S. 178) near Park Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bowman SC 29018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Richard A Morris (a few steps from this marker); Bowman S.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); Bowman Rosenwald School
Bowman War Memorial, north view image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 1, 2011
2. Bowman War Memorial, north view
(approx. half a mile away); Walnut Grove Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Shady Grove Camp Ground (approx. 7.1 miles away); Moorefield Memorial Highway (approx. 7.9 miles away); White House Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); Astrounaut Frank L. Culbertson (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowman.
 
Categories. Military
 
Bowman War Memorial, south view image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 1, 2011
3. Bowman War Memorial, south view
Bowman War Memorial and park image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 1, 2011
4. Bowman War Memorial and park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 17, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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