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World War II Memorial

 
 
World War II Memorial Marker (Side 1) A-D image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
1. World War II Memorial Marker (Side 1) A-D
Inscription.
Side 1 A-D
Dedicated to the memory of the 129 men from Lauderdale County (listed on these four panels) who sacrificed their lives in the defense of our Nation during World War II:
Robert F. Adams Aubrey H. Alexander Lee Eddy Anderton Eugene Barnett Grady Bates Joseph D. Belue Ralph T. Berg Raymond Blackwell Alvin Brewer William M. Brooks Dennis O. Brown Melvin O. Brown Ed Buffler Collins O'Neal James D. Butler James E. Butler Thomas E. Campbell, Jr. Chester L. Chapman Wayne Cody Robert O. Collum Overton L. Comer William L. Conner, Jr. John R. Cooper John H. Craig Eugene H. Crouch Homer Crunk J.M. Cunningham Marcy B. Darnall, Jr. Omer E. Davidson George W. Davis Clettis J. Dickerson

Side 2 D-I
Dedicated to the memory of the 129 men from Lauderdale County (listed on these four panels) who sacrificed their lives in the defense of our Nation during World War II:
Edward T. Douthitt Jack Douthitt Clarence Calvin Duke Jerome R. Eckl Fred Edwards Thomas Ralph Epping Jeffie C. Evans Welldon R. Fowler William E. Fowler Ernest Franklin Foy N. Gamble Grady Leon Gamble Lynwood M. Glazier J.C. Goode Louis O. Greaves Harry
World War II Memorial Marker (Side 2) D-I image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 31, 2009
2. World War II Memorial Marker (Side 2) D-I
L. Grigsby Roy B. Grigsby Marvin S. Gruber William A. Hamer Foster S. Hammond Malcolm Hugh Hammond Ira D. Harvey Anthony Hawkins, Jr. Boyd C. Haygood. Henry V. Haynes Clyde Hendrix Samuel T. Holt Keith F. Holtsford Herbert H. Hughes Woodrow Hughes James A. Hunt Charles E. Hurn Thomas Harlan Irons

Side 3 J-P
Dedicated to the memory of the 129 men from Lauderdale County (listed on these four panels) who sacrificed their lives in the defense of our Nation during World War II:
Charles Allen Jackson Herbert F. Johnson, Jr. R.T.S. Johnson, Jr. George H. Kelley Robert Bruce Killen Albert Thomas King, Jr. Gordon K. Knight Reuben E. Lard Joseph R. Lentz Milton E. Littrell Irl E. C. Lucas, Jr. Jasper A. Mathis Walter Matthews Earl J. McBride Roy E. McCorkle, Jr. Theodore McCollum Don K. McDowell Oscar E. Miner Jefferson W. Mitchell Sam H. Mitchell, Sr. Don M. Montgomery Fred T. Montgomery Stevenson W. Moomaw John M. Morgan Arthur L. Muthig Charles Myrick Marvin W. Olive, Jr. Elmer M. Patterson Llewelly Pennington Clavin F. Pettus Byron P. Phillips Coy Willis Phillips

Side 4 P-Y
Dedicated to the memory of the 129 men from Lauderdale County (listed on
World War II Memorial Marker (Side 3) J-P image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
3. World War II Memorial Marker (Side 3) J-P
these four panels) who sacrificed their lives in the defense of our Nation during World War II:
Walter P. Porter Hower R. Richardson Ganes Robbins Edward Lee Roden Perry L. Roden Thomas E. Romine James R. Sego George L. Simms Alvin H. Smith Howard P. Smith Joseph W. Staggs William Joe Tanner Mack Tays Gaylon S. Thigpen Robert Coleman Thigpen Cecil Howard Thornton Alvin A. Threet, Jr. Gaines E. Threet Willie L. Threet, Jr. Glenn C. Turner Jesse L. Vinson Wilson O. Wanner Cheatham B. Warren Raymond F. Weaver Albert W. White Harold G. White Delma W. Wilbourn Sylvester L. Wilburn Eldred E. Williams Arnold A. Word Clifford M. Wright James E. Yates Robert E. Young
 
Erected by Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama.
 
Location. 34° 48.726′ N, 87° 37.412′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Veterans Park Drive. Touch for map. Behind the Veterans Museum are the war memorials from l to r: 1st Vietnam, Korean, World War I and two World War II markers. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial (here,
World War II Memorial Marker (Side 4 )P-Y image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
4. World War II Memorial Marker (Side 4 )P-Y
next to this marker); The Korean War (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 16” Projectile (within shouting distance of this marker); The “Honest John” Rocket (within shouting distance of this marker); Anti-Tank Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hawk Missile (within shouting distance of this marker); W.W. II Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .  Remember. World War II Casualties of Alabama (Submitted on September 13, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
World War II Memorial Marker A-D side 1 update image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
5. World War II Memorial Marker A-D side 1 update
World War II Memorial Marker J-P side 3 update image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
6. World War II Memorial Marker J-P side 3 update
World War II Memorial Marker D-I side 2 update image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
7. World War II Memorial Marker D-I side 2 update
World War II Memorial Marker P-Y side 4 update image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
8. World War II Memorial Marker P-Y side 4 update
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
9. World War II Memorial Marker
World War II Memorial Markers image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
10. World War II Memorial Markers
World War II Memorial Marker inside museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
11. World War II Memorial Marker inside museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 2,465 times since then and 111 times this year. Last updated on January 26, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on January 26, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   10. submitted on October 23, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   11. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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