Dayton in Rhea County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Rhea County Veteran's Memorial
of Rhea County
who participated in the struggle
to keep American mighty and free
WORLD WAR II
Allen, Glen C. Atkins, William M. Baker, John C. Bales, James H. Blake, Arnold F. Boles, James Boles, Roy Byron, Ellis Courtland Byron, Jack E. Clingan, David A. Cobble, Harry L. Cofer, William C. Colvin, Charles E. Cunningham, Joe R., Jr. Davault, Warren G.H. Dodson, Joe E. Edington, Eugene Edmondson, Chester Elsea, Earl Elsea, Harding Evans, James F. Filyaw, Tillman L. Galbraith, James Lee Gallagher, Johnny J. Graham, Russell F. Grasham, Earl Hale, James O. Harris, Coy Heiskell, James Fred Hickey, Claude D. Hill, Haskell Hood, Ralph F. Kincannon, Alfred D. Knight, Harold Lamson, Dave Lanier, James Leuty, John Stanton Lloyd, Wallace C. McClendon, Eugene
McClendon, Bruce McClure, Dallas T., Jr. McCuiston, Elzie McCuiston, George N. Miller, Lawrence Miller, William H. Mincy, Otha D. Mize, Carl E. Montgomery, Wallace F. Olham, Edward Potter, Clyde M. Reed, Robert W. Revis, Jones Reynold, LeRoy Roddy, Seaborn M. Runyan, James H. Schlemmer, F.A. Sedman, Leonard
Carney, William Henry, Jr. Sneed, Kenneth Junior Sneed, Wallace Franklin Williams, James Ueal
U.S. Marine Corps
Day, Oral G. Griffith, Gorden L. Kincannon, D. Spence
WORLD WAR I
Brady, Fred W. Bruce, Tom Garrison, John Gill, Alvin Guth, Fred C. Hudson, Leroy Miller, Clint B. Sharp, Charles R.
Shipley, Charles T. Brooks, Raymond
Hayes, Jesse B. Perry, Randall E. Smith, David Johnson, Bill J. Pelfrey, Johnny L. Maynor, Roy L. Reed, Jackie K.
Erected by The Dayton Junior Chamber of Commerce through the Co-operation of the Citizens of Rhea County.
Location. 35° 29.686′ N, 85° 0.749′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Tennessee, in Rhea County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and 2nd Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Market Street. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rhea County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); William Jennings Bryan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Scopes Trial (within shouting distance of this marker); Smiths Crossroads (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Cornerstone / Smith's Crossroads (approx. 0.7 miles away); Graysville Academy (approx. 4.9 miles away); Blythe Ferry (approx. 5½ miles away); Rhea County / Hamilton County (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
1. Harding Elsea
Hello, I am doing extensive research genealogy on Elsea. My surname. Pvt. William Harding Elsea was my second cousin. He is listed as Army. He was a United States Marine. Pvt. W. Harding Elsea was killed in action on Peleliu in the S. Pacific 3rd Bn. 5th Marines, 1st Division. For the record. I would not expect the marker to be changed. But thought is might be noted. Thoughts of all these brave men, forever young. In our hearts & prayers. GOD Bless The United States of America and the men who
— Submitted January 6, 2015, by David L. Elsea of Argyle, Texas.
Categories. • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II •
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