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Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Korean War

* Roll of Honor *

 

—25 July 1950 – 27 July 1953 —

 
Korean War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
1. Korean War Marker
Inscription.
In remembrance of VMI alumni who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country.

First Lieutenant John Olin Bates, Jr., ’47, USA • First Lieutenant James Desmond Carey, ’51, USAF • First Lieutenant John Adam Dille, Jr., ‘48B, USA • Major William Edwin Dressler, ’38, USA • Lieutenant Patterson Gilliam, ’47, USAF • Colonel Douglas Hampton Hatfield, ’40, USA • Captain William Harris Hickman, ’40, USA • Major Clarence Ames Martin, Jr. ’44, USA • Lieutenant Irvin Edgar Nachman, ‘49A, USA • Major Frank Moorman Parker, Jr., ’39, USA • Captain Robert Douglas Ramsey, Jr., ’45, USAF • Second Lieutenant Robert Norman Smith, ‘50B, USA • Second Lieutenant Floyd Albert Stephenson, Jr., ‘48B, USA • Second Lieutenant Eugene William Stewart, ’51, USMC • Captain Kenneth Edwin Taft, Jr., ‘50B, USMC • Captain John Alton Tate, ’44, USA • Lieutenant Robert Seymour Tauss, ‘50A, USAF • Second Lieutenant Howell Garronne Thomas, Jr., ’47-USA • Lieutenant Thomas Walter Tigertt, ‘49C, USAF • Second Lieutenant John Wood Timmins, Jr., ‘49C, USA • Lieutenant Randolph Truslow Townsend, ‘50B, USA • Second Lieutenant Earl Lester Valentine, Jr., ‘49A, USMC • Lieutenant Alan Maurice Volk, ‘50B, USAF • General Walton Harris Walker, ’09, USA • Lieutenant Charles Perry Walthour, ‘49B, USA • Lieutenant Stanley Wright, Jr., ’52, USAF

 
Location.
Korean War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
2. Korean War Marker
37° 47.463′ N, 79° 26.166′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on Letcher Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Virginia Military Academy, in front the new barracks. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Catlett Marshall (a few steps from this marker); George C. Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); Barracks     The Virginia Military Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonewall Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cadet Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Sorrel (within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia Military Institute Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson’s Classroom (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
More about this marker. An outline of the Korean peninsula appears on the right side of the marker.
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
Marker at VMI image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
3. Marker at VMI
The Korean War marker can be seen to the right of the entrance to the barracks.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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