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Taylor County Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Duane Hall, December 14, 2014
1. Taylor County Veterans Memorial
Inscription.

This memorial is dedicated to all men and women of Taylor County who have served in the armed forces of their country

Those names of men and women inscribed hereon gave their lives in the cause of freedom as the result of enemy action or as a prisoner of war.

Chateau–Thierry • St. Mihiel • Belleau Wood • Pearl Harbor • Midway • Guadacanal • Anzio • Bataan • Tarawa • Leyte Gulf • Iwo Jima • Normany • Bastogne • North Africa • Seoul • Da Nang • Long Binh

Korea
Joe W. Akins • Ellsworth Alderman • Alton R. Bell • Euell C. Booth, Jr. • Charles R. Brown • James H. Franks • Vance W. Gwinn • Allen Henslee • Melvin M. Johnson • Vance R. McQuiston • Richard D. Melton • Robert A. Nolan • Joe Harry Powers, Jr. • Harry S. Soladay • John R. Stovall, Jr. • Weldon G. Turner

World War I
Robert F. Banner • William M. Batjer • William W. Blount • Arthur S. Brown • John B. Coil • Ben W. Fuller • Ben H. Gibson • Noel H. Graham • Duncan V. Heyser • Felan W. Kilgore • Robert L. Lackey • Jasper C. Miller • Claud Milner • John W. Newton • Herman R. Patterson • Alton C. Poe • Martin L. Powers • George F. Ridenoer • Clyde E. Shaw • Buford R. Tripp

World War II
Hugh E. Addison • William R. Agnew • Eldon L. Allen • J.W. Anderson • W.M. Antilley, Jr. • Edward
Taylor County Veterans Memorial Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2014
2. Taylor County Veterans Memorial Inscription
L. Atkinson • James A. Bailey • Hugh E. Balfanz • R.L. Berry • Thomas W. Bertram • James L. Bex • Harris B. Birdwell • George H. Blackburn, Jr. • Vernia O. Bradford • Calvin Brooks • Guy W. Brown • Leahmon E. Bryant • Clifford G. Bunch • J.B. Bunch • James H. Burleson • Ira E. Butler • Faustino L. Carrasco • Carl U. Carrington • Ostel W. Carter • Homer D. Childress • Richard I. Collier, Jr. • Glenn R. Collins • Arlie O. Copeland • Hance B. Copeland • Jewel D. Craig • Clyde W. Dees • Charles J. Dick, Jr. • Grisham C. Dowell • Lupe G. Duran • Walter A. Edwards • Wade H. Ensminger, Jr. • Lavern E. Farquhar • Samuel B. Fike • Gephus B. Fisher • Meador D. Francis • Thomas R. Francis • Harold L. Freeman • Harold A. Garrison • S.G. Gentry, Jr. • William A. Graham, Jr. • Justin Gray, Jr. • Brevis M. Gregston • Guy W. Griffin • Rudyard K. Grimes • Burney F. Hagins • James R. Haile • Ebby L. Hamilton • Roscoe V. Hampton • Clarence A. Harrell • Donald Heleman • A.V. Hendricks, Jr. • Henry F. Henington, Jr. • R.P. Hervey, Jr. • Clante E. Higginbotham, Jr. • Clifford Hinds • Victor V. Hollar, Jr. • Bryant Holloway • Robert Hopper, III • Raymond C. Howard • H. Frank Hubbard • Albert F. Hurt • Dan R. Ivey • Robert H. Jackson • Talmadge H. Jackson • Robert S. Jarrell • George M. Jenkins • Granville Johnson • Levon R. Johnson • Reubin F. Johnson • William E. Johnson • James O. Jones, Jr. • Verba
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By Duane Hall, December 14, 2014
3. Taylor County Veterans Memorial Inscription
D. Jones • Robert C. Jordan • William M. Keener • Guy H. Kemper • Fred D. Kilpatrick • Edward R. Know • Clayton M. Leach • Bud G. Lilly • Charles B. Little • Julian O. Long • H.C. Lowery, Jr. • Eugene Mantooth • Allan E. Markowitz • Walter F. Marshall • Henry F. Martin • J.B. McBride • John I. McCall • Milton H. McClain • Ray E. McClure • Bobby G. McCracken • Thomas M. McIver • Ira C. McWilliams • Jessie L. Miles • Melvin R. Millard • Bert D. Miller • Glen E. Moore • Angel Y. Moreno • Clarence W. Morris • James M. Morris • John B. Morrison • Walter L. Morrow • Robert B. Murphy • Paul R. Nail • John F. Neuroth • William R. Newberry • J. Arvill Pace • Floyd M. Patton • Ramon Y. Perez • Jack F. Perry • Eldon A. Plumlee • Douglas H. Powers • James E. Pruitt • William A. Pruitt • Billy R. Ramsey • Junior R. Rankin • James Wilbert Raynes, Jr. • Milton B. Reese • Gerald D. Reeves • Herbert W. Reue • Edward R. Reynolds • Homer H. Reynolds • Lee M. Reynolds • Herman V. Richards, Jr. • James C. Ridge • Carl L. Riggan • Robert S. Roderick • Ivan P. Rogers, Jr. • Robert V. Rucker • Bedford E. Russell • John C. Sanford • Buford L. Schoolcraft • William R. Scott • Gene A. Scruggs • Eugene P. Sellers, Jr. • William L. Sikes, Jr. • William H. Singleton • James G. Smith • Malcolm E. Smith • William F. Smith • John F. Sneed • Kermit G. Thornton • Doyle G. Tucker • Ray F. Turner • Willie D. Tyler
Memorial Walls image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2014
4. Memorial Walls
• Juan G. Vallejo • Oscar B. Vossler • Vernon J. Voyles • Johnnie L. Walden • Jim B. Wheeler • Charles E. White • Alvin R. Williams • Wyman P. Wiliams • Willie W. Woods, Jr. • Charles W. Yates • Gaston E. Pitts

Southeast Asia
Sam S. Allison • Wayne R. Baker • Michael D. Bird • Danny R. Bishop • Stephen L. Braddock • Sam T. Curiel • Victor L. DeFoor • Henry H. Delano • Reyes C. Flores • Terrell W. Hale • Jackie B. Hall • James R. Harrison • Francisco Herrera • Phillip D. Johnson • Doward L. Jones • Arden E. Kersey, Jr. • Robert E. Lackey • Danny L. Little • Evaristo Martinez, III • Ronald G. McBeth • Douglas P. McCorkle, Jr. • George E. Menninger • Jesus F. Ochoa • Edgar L. Peterson, Jr. • Floyd L. Pitre • Alvin L. Raper • Norman R. Reagan • William R. Reese • William T. Roberson • James L. Russell • Joseph H. Shelton, III • W.D. Tyrone • Charles D. Ward • Tommy R. Warren • Alton K. Woolf, Jr. • Robert L. Daugherty • Paul E. Leary

Other Conflicts
Martin D. Denson – Panama
 
Location. 32° 26.81′ N, 99° 43.998′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Oak Street and S. 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the north side of the Taylor County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Oak St, Abilene TX 79602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Memorial Wall of Korea and World War I image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2014
5. Memorial Wall of Korea and World War I
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honoring E Battery Lost Battalion WWII (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "I Shall Never Surrender or Retreat" (about 400 feet away); 45th Infantry Division at Camp Barkeley (about 500 feet away); Site of Curfew by John J. Clinton (about 600 feet away); Site of Thornton's Store (about 600 feet away); The Texas & Pacific Railway (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pine Street Shootout (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
 
More about this marker. The bronze statue of the soldier and the stainless steel eagle statue were created by Abilene artist Terry S. Gilbreth.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Memorial Wall of Southeast Asia image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2014
6. Memorial Wall of Southeast Asia
Memorial Wall of Other Conflicts image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2014
7. Memorial Wall of Other Conflicts
Taylor County Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2014
8. Taylor County Veterans Memorial Plaza
Taylor County Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2014
9. Taylor County Veterans Memorial Plaza
Donors Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2014
10. Donors Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on December 19, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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