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Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dallas County Korean War Memorial

 
 
Dallas County Korean War Memorial (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 25, 2015
1. Dallas County Korean War Memorial (Front)
Inscription.
Front
KOREA

In Honor and Memory of
our Veterans who Served in
the Korean War
1950 — 1953
✯ ✯ ✯ ✯ ✯
Against overwhelming odds our valiant
service men and women withstood
the North Korean enemy and
drove them back to the 38th Parallel
May their Memory Live Forever

Rear
Honor Roll of the Valiant
Men of Dallas County
who Died in Action during
the Korean War
1950 — 1953


Augustus V. Cunningham
George D. Gillespie, Jr.
Willie Graig
William H. Gunter
George L. Jacobs
Jonathan Kirksey
Robert H. Little
Reverend J. McMillian
Grady P. Mitchell, Jr.
John W. Steele
V.S. Velverton

 
Erected 1983 by Selma Chapter 61, DAV; Selma Post 3016, VFW; Selma Post No. 20, American Legion.
 
Location. 32° 24.328′ N, 87° 2.497′ W. Marker is in Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Dallas Avenue (Alabama Route 22) and Rowell Drive. Touch for map. Located by Gate 1 of Memorial Stadium. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Dallas Avenue, Selma AL 36701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Dallas County Korean War Memorial (Rear) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 25, 2015
2. Dallas County Korean War Memorial (Rear)
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dallas County World Wars Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Take Her Down (a few steps from this marker); Dallas County Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Memorial Stadium (within shouting distance of this marker); Redoubt No. 24 (approx. half a mile away); Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument (approx. half a mile away); William Rufus de Vane King (approx. 0.6 miles away); Live Oak Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, Korean
 
Dallas County War Memorial plaza. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 25, 2015
3. Dallas County War Memorial plaza.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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