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Roll of Honor

 
 
Roll of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 4, 2012
1. Roll of Honor Marker
Inscription.
Roll of Honor
1914-1918
These Palmetto trees were planted and this tablet erected by
the Savannah Women's Federation
in loving honor of the Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines
of
Chatham County
who died in the Great War
for the cause of World Liberty

David Gordon Allen∙ Joseph Arnold ∙ Fred M. Allison ∙ Andrew John Andrews ∙ Joseph Francis Bohan ∙ Horace P. Bouchelle ∙ Dean W. Brantley ∙ Augustus O. Briggs ∙ Clarence Brown ∙ Solomon Brown ∙ Henry G. Bruce ∙ Ernest Butler ∙ William W. Carter ∙ Stearns C. Cole ∙ Arthur Bryan Culpepper ∙ George M. Crawford ∙ Lemuel C. Davis ∙ Thomas L. Davis ∙ William M. Davis ∙ Roy Dearman ∙ Kell Dye ∙ Harry Demosthenes ∙ John L. Dufour Jr. ∙ Beverley D. Evans Jr. ∙ Joseph S. Falk ∙ Champion Falligant ∙ James T. Fellows ∙ Harold W. Ferst ∙ Lewis Fisher ∙ Zodie C. Forrester ∙ David Friedman ∙ George Morrison Frierson ∙ Francis George Fry ∙ Harry G. Garvin ∙ Henry Edward Gaudry ∙ John Morgan Godbold ∙ Charles F. Goodrich ∙ Fritz Goritz ∙ Paul R. Groover ∙ James W. Guerry ∙ Harry Edward Hanley ∙ Gordon S. Hickman
Roll of Honor Marker, list of names image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 4, 2012
2. Roll of Honor Marker, list of names
∙ Claude Edward Houston ∙ Thomas L. Hursey ∙ Comer J. Hughes ∙ John A. Hutton Jr. ∙ Hall H. Haddon ∙ George S. Inglesby ∙ C.J. Wellborn Jones ∙ George P.H. Jones ∙ Aubrey H. Laughlin ∙ Charles Leo Lopez ∙ James H. Lorimer ∙ George W. Lowden Jr. ∙ Elliott S. Meyer Jr. ∙ Markham Joseph Mitchelson ∙ Cyril F. Mickler ∙ Charles J. Mooney ∙ John C. Muncus ∙ Joseph J. Obrien ∙ Timothy F. Okeefe ∙ Joseph H. Oppenheim ∙ George Ferguson Paul ∙ John Ramos ∙ E.W. Ratcliffe ∙ Ralph S. Ray ∙ James J. Roos ∙ Henry E. Rioux ∙ Howard Scally ∙ Neamiah Scott ∙ Jim Scott ∙ Reginald N. Shearhouse ∙ Herman H. Sheaffer ∙ Kaldis Tantalias ∙ Cyrus Taylor ∙ Ermine G. Thompson ∙ Arthur J. Toshach ∙ Charles Stephen Walden ∙ William Eugene Warth ∙ Milton Wilkes ∙ James Earle Williams ∙ M.C. Wilson Jr. ∙ Marvin G. Wright ∙ Daniel H. Vansickle

Negro Soldiers
David Adkin ∙ Vance Allison ∙ Richard Ancrom ∙ Remus Bacon ∙ James Bailey ∙ George Barclay ∙ Joseph Bembry ∙ Neptoin Bobin ∙ John H. Brockington ∙ Willie Cuspard ∙ Clarence Brown ∙ James Douglas ∙ Issac Gillison ∙ Milledge
Roll of Honor Marker with the mentioned Palm Trees at Daffin Park image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 4, 2012
3. Roll of Honor Marker with the mentioned Palm Trees at Daffin Park
Griffin ∙ Alex Gray ∙ Charles H. Green ∙ Adolphus Harris ∙ James Jackson ∙ Harmon Jones ∙ Lewis Jones ∙ Richard Jenkins ∙ William Lane ∙ Fred. Lingo ∙ Marshall Mallard ∙ George Mulligan ∙ Richard Northern ∙ Clarence Powell ∙ Isadore Pinckney ∙ James Perue ∙ Sheppard Sears ∙ Charles H. Shaver ∙ Willie Simmons ∙ Robert Steele ∙ James S. Stephens ∙ Cleveland Shells ∙ James Williams ∙ Arthur Warner ∙ Michael Zisker
"They do not die who serve humanity".
Christopher Murphy

(Backside)
The base for this tablet was
given by Chatham Post 36
American Legion
April 26, 1929 in memory of
their comrades who fell
during the World War

 
Location. 32° 2.865′ N, 81° 5.079′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Victory Drive near Waters Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the northwest corner of Daffin Park. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Grand Prize Races (approx. 0.2 miles away); Savannah High School
Roll of Honor Marker,back side image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 4, 2012
4. Roll of Honor Marker,back side
...Chatham Post 36 American Legion ...
(approx. half a mile away); Colored Library Association of Savannah (approx. one mile away); Georgia Infirmary (approx. one mile away); Mother Mathilda Beasley, O.S.F. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lawton Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Johnny Mercer (approx. 1.4 miles away); Birthplace of Eighth Air Force (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Also see . . .  City of Savannah. In February 1923, the last American troops returned from Europe. The ship's first stop was Savannah. The troops, of about 1,200, were greeted by 75,000 people at the port of Savannah. In honor of the occasion, the Big Duke Alarm Bell was rung, the Washington Guns were fired, and the governor of Georgia was present. (Submitted on May 6, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
5. Roll of Honor
The troops, of about 1,200, were greeted by 75,000 people at the port of Savannah. In honor of the occasion, the Big Duke Alarm Bell was rung,
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 60 times this year. Last updated on March 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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