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Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Lest We Forget”

Avondale World War II Memorial

 
 
"Lest We Forget" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 1, 2010
1. "Lest We Forget" Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the sacred memory
of the Avondale Boys of
World War II who made the Supreme
Sacrifice for Liberty and Humanity.

Thomas Nelson Albert W. Moore James A. Williams John L. Warner Wayne Daily Chester Smith Ernest Cumb LeRoy J. Patterson Norman H. Butts Donald B. Funderburk Weyman Milton George Tucker Herman Kelly Earl W. Franklin Oscar L. Cagle, Jr. Leon Fulghum Fred W. Hosmer, Jr. Louis H. Boone, Jr. William F. Smith, Jr. Jessie Pyle, Jr. Alfred Chadbourne Carl Israel Howard Vaughn Hubert W. Wynn Robert Berry Joe D. D. Craddock Landis Smith Shelton Hall
 
Location. 33° 31.3′ N, 86° 46.259′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 5th Avenue South and 41st Street South. Touch for map. Located in Avondale Park near the baseball fields. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. King's Spring ( about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forest Park ( approx. half a mile away); Site of the First Alabama - Auburn Football Game
"Lest We Forget" Marker in new location. image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, May 29, 2012
2. "Lest We Forget" Marker in new location.
( approx. 0.9 miles away); United States Pipe and Foundry Company ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Independent Presbyterian Church ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Sloss Furnaces ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Duncan House ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Casting Pigs ( approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, World II
 
"Lest We Forget" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 1, 2010
3. "Lest We Forget" Marker
"Lest We Forget" Marker in new location by the ball field. image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, May 29, 2012
4. "Lest We Forget" Marker in new location by the ball field.
"Lest We Forget" Marker in new location image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, May 29, 2012
5. "Lest We Forget" Marker in new location
Avondale Park image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 1, 2010
6. Avondale Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,318 times since then and 69 times this year. Last updated on June 3, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on February 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   2. submitted on June 3, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   3. submitted on February 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   4, 5. submitted on June 3, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   6. submitted on February 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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