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Near Sumter in Sumter County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Major General George L. Mabry, Jr. Veterans Memorial Park

 
 
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By Anna Inbody, June 2, 2012
1. Major General George L. Mabry, Jr. Veterans Memorial Park Marker
Center Monument
Inscription. Center Monument

In remembrance of those who paid the supreme sacrifice that we may remain a free people

Left front pedestal

Major General George L. Mabry, Jr. Veterans Memorial Park
Dedicated May 28, 1990
Maj. Gen. George L. Mabry, Jr., U.S. Army (Retired), was born Sept. 14, 1917, in Stateburg, S.C. He was a veteran of the June 6, 1944 D-Day Landing on Utah Beach in Normandy. He was presented The Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery above and beyond the call of duty. England also awarded him the Distinguished Service Order. Maj. Gen. George L. Mabry, Jr. retired from the U.S. Army Aug. 1975

Right front pedestal

Sumter County Veterans Memorial Park Committee, Inc. was founded September 1988 to perpetuate the memory and history of Sumter County War Dead for the Twentieth Century and to increase patritism in our community. The park was dedicated May 28, 1990 in honor of Major General George L. Mabry, Jr., September 14, 1917 ~ July 13, 1990.
Founder: Rudolph Singleton, Sr. - USMC (Retired) Committee Members: Thomas A. Barth ~ USAF; Joseph E. Barwick, Jr. ~ USA (Vet.); John M. Brabham, Sr. ~ USA (Vet.); James A. Campbell ~ USA (Vet.); Roland H. Davis, Jr. ~ USAF (Retired); Charles A. Gibbs ~ USAF (Retired); James T. Glasscock, Jr. ~ USMC (Vet.); Kenneth N. Hendrix
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2. Major General George L. Mabry, Jr. Veterans Memorial Park Marker
Left Front Pedestal
~ USA (Retired); Reverend William K. Knotts ~ USA (Vet.); Sondra K. Milkie; Timothy D. Milkie ~ USAF (Retired); Betty A. Myers; Charles W. Myers ~ USAF (Retired); Hubert D. Osteen, Jr. ~ USAF (Vet.); D. Gene Rickenbaker USAF (Vet.); James K. Rogers ~ USAF (Retired); Dominic J. Ruffalo; Reverend Reginald C. Thames, Jr.; Harold J. Truesdale, Sr. ~ USMC (Vet.); Caroline S. Walker; Edwin G. Weatherford ~ USMC (Retired)
 
Erected 1990 by Sumter County Veterans Memorial Park Committee, Inc.
 
Location. 33° 57.932′ N, 80° 26.448′ W. Marker is near Sumter, South Carolina, in Sumter County. Marker is on U.S. 378, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. the marker is next to Shaw Air Force Base in Shaw Park. Marker is in this post office area: Sumter SC 29153, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Thomas Sumter Memorial Highway ( approx. 2.4 miles away); St. James Lutheran Church ( approx. 3.5 miles away); Mt. Zion Methodist Church ( approx. 4.2 miles away); Furman Academy and Theological Institution ( approx. 4.4 miles away); Site of Furman Academy
Major General George L. Mabry, Jr. Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, June 2, 2012
3. Major General George L. Mabry, Jr. Veterans Memorial Park Marker
Right Front Pedestal
( approx. 4.4 miles away); Cane Savannah Plantation ( approx. 4.5 miles away); General Sumter Memorial Academy ( approx. 4.6 miles away); Thomas Sumter ( approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Military
 
Major General George L. Mabry, Jr. Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, June 2, 2012
4. Major General George L. Mabry, Jr. Veterans Memorial Park Marker
Far Left Panel image. Click for full size.
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5. Far Left Panel
Korea 1950 ~ 1953
Luther M. Ange; Willie Levi Adjer; Clinton L. Blankenship; Charles T. Bragg; Giles Phillip Copeland, Jr.; Herbert Isaac; Henry McDaniels, Jr.; McFaddin Moise; Vivian Moses; Milton M. Reid; Charles L. Riles; Harry Lee Tindal; Richard L. Warren
Persian Gulf War Jan. 16, 1991 ~ Apr. 11, 1991
Dale Thomas Cormier
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Anthony G. Jones
Enduring Freedom Afghanistan
Sheldon L. Tate; Andrew S. Bubacz
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6. Left Center Panel
World War I 1917 ~ 1918
Walters Anderson; Samuel C. Baker; Ben Boykin; George R. Brown; Joseph S. Burgin; Hugh Burkett; Alex Butler; Ladson Cantey; Pasco Casey; David Davis; James H. Davis; Sack M. Davis; Willie Davis; Howard Duncan; James D. Evans; Frank Gadsen; Thomas Gettis; Richard Green; James D. Heroit; Willie K. Humphries; Carson Gillespie; Carson G. Jenkins; Hasker Jenkins; Williams Lang; Marion L. McLeod; John McMillan; Adam Mitchell; John A. Mitchell; Joe T. Myers; George Nelson; John M. Owens; John P. Parnell; Robert O. Purdy, Jr.; Theodore Ravenell, Jr.; Lucius Ray; John B. Ryan; Osborne T. Ryan; William H. Saunders; Seagar Scriven; West Sharper; Irvin D. Shaw; George D. Sims; Edward Smith; Frances Vaughn; Samuel Wheeler; Phillip White; Alex Wilson; Marion D. Withers; Depriest Young
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7. Right Center Panel
World War II 1941 ~ 1945
Lafayette B. Adams; Roger M. Allen; Charles E. Amerson; Lloyd Arnold; Maxwell M Atkinson, Jr.; Samuel L. Baker; Vernon W. Baldwin; James T. Bass; Jack G. W. Batty; Claude Benenhaley; Earl W. Blackmon; Paul K. Bowman, Jr.; Harold R. Boykin; Curtis M. Bradley; Wallace M. Bradley; Clarence L. Brunson; Billy A. Brunson; James B. Brutsch; William S. Burgess; Alwin C. Burns, Jr.; Otto W. Burns; William H. Burns; Lee Cantey; Frank K. Clarke; Harry C. Coker; Richard F. Dabbs; Moses Dargin; Ranson J. Davis; William R. Davis; Elmer Dicks; Olan D. Dorn, Jr.; James M. DuBose; Herman A. Ehmig, Jr.; John B. Folson, Jr.; Winfield D. Gadson; James R. Galloway; Walter Garrett; Levi Geddings; John P. Gerald; William E. Givens; Bill D. Gleaton; Carl S. Goldman; B. T. Green; James A. Grumbles; Graham G. Guyton; Thomas E. Hampton; Louie E. Harold; Arthur J. Hatfield, Jr.; James Hillman, Jr.; John W. Hilton; Arthur M. Holder; Earl A. Hood; Thomas L. Hutchings, Jr.; Jessie T. Hynes; Griff Ingram; James A. Jackson; Soloman Jackson, Jr.; James L. Jameson; Arthur L. Johnson; Walter Johnson; James A. Jones; Hubert E. King; Willie Lane; Everett V. Langston; Robert Y. Lauderdale; William I. Lawrence; Royal E. Leffler; Thomas W. Lemon; David G. Lenoir, Jr.; William W. Lenoir; Charles P. Lesesne; James M. Lindley; William E. Logan; Grayson G. Lowery; Earl H. Marshall; Nicholas Y. Mathis, Jr.; Adger S. Matthews; Joseph E. Mims; Clarence W. Mitchum; Edwin W. Moise, Jr.; Joseph F. Mooneyhan; Glen D. Myers; Ralph H. McCathern; Robert L. McCormick; Charles L. McIntosh; Samuel G. Nathaniel; Frances D. Newman; William E. Owens; Jessie B. Pack; Joe B. Palmer; Boney B. Parker, Jr.; George W. Parker; Perry M. Phelps; William L. Pfifer; Lewis W. Phillips; James D. Player; Lee E. Plowden; Layton Poole; Jonnie Preston; Teddy E. Ray; Thomas C. Reed, Jr.; Andre Rembert; John Rembert; Bernard G. Riles; Ruby Robinson; Irvin J. Rogers; Simon K. Rowland, Jr.; Larry W. Sanders; Joseph Sargent; Claude T. Seay; Daniel C. Smith; Harvey E. Smith; Samuel B. Smith; Harold N. Stelle, Edward T. Truett; Eugene C. Trueluck; Carroll E. Turbeville; Willie C. Vaughn; James O. Vining; Capers R. Wactor; William R. Wactor; Pete Way; Clarence Wells; Joseph E. White, Jr.; Lewis C. White; John F. Wilder; Mack T. Willis; Haynie M. Wilson; Herbert Wilson; Ossie C. Wilson; George S. Windham; Henry H. Windham; Abraham Wright
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8. Far Right Panel
Vietnam 1964 ~ 1975
Warren Anderson; Terry Lynn Anton; Margie Brogdan; Robert Cain, Jr.; Herbert Hugo Catoe, III; Charles Clark; Wyman Byrd Coleman; John Hughie Geddings; Charles Jack Girard; David Nathaniel Green, Jr.; Adherene Louis Haines; Leyland Emanuel Hammond; Jimmie Lee Harvin; William James Henry; Robert Lee Howell; Marvin Lindsey; Wallace Gourley Hynds, Jr.; Helmut Custav Lakaxzus; Elec McCoy; Carl McFadden, Jr.; William H. Means; James Nickens; Clarence E. Nunnery, Jr.; James Willard F. Schellin; Terry Sidney Smalls; Harold McRae Smith; Robert Henry Stewart; Kenneth Stonebraker; Robert A. Stubberfield; Preston Taylor, Jr.; Miles D. Touchberry, Jr.; Ben White; Frank Norman Williams; Barclay Bingham Young
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9. Overview
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10. Overview
Bench at the marker image. Click for full size.
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11. Bench at the marker
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12. Bench at the marker
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13. Bench at the marker
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14. Bench at the marker
Sign at the entrance to Shaw Park image. Click for full size.
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15. Sign at the entrance to Shaw Park
Sign for Mabry Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
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16. Sign for Mabry Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,889 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on June 3, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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