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Near Belle Center in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Belle Center War Memorial

One of Two Memorials in a Rural Cemetery

 

—Connected to Several Monuments in the Community —

 
Belle Center War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
1. Belle Center War Memorial Marker
close up of the first stone
Inscription. Stone #1
In Memory of All Veterans
(American Legion logo)

Stone #2
(flag logo)
Belle Center and Richland Township
Killed in Action
World War I
Ray Schafer • Willard E. Stout
World War II
Emery Brooks • Othie Burris • Herbert Corey • Frederick Long • John Robert Longbrake • Harold Swetland • Max Thrilkill • James G. Tillman
Vietnam

Lewis E. Hughes, Jr. • Michael King
Balkans

Donald A. Dugan
 
Erected by American Legion.
 
Location. 40° 30.175′ N, 83° 43.848′ W. Marker is near Belle Center, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio Route 73 and County Route 107, on the left when traveling west on State Route 73. Touch for map. Marker is in Fairview Cemetery, east of Belle Center, Ohio. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2252 Ohio 273, Belle Center OH 43310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); LCPL Lewis E. Hughes II (approx. 0.9 miles away); Village Marshall Murray Griffin
Belle Center War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
2. Belle Center War Memorial Marker
close up of second stone
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Belle Center Jail (approx. one mile away); Geneva College (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hull's Trail 1812 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Solomon Town (approx. 3½ miles away); Ohio State Eagles Recreation Park (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belle Center.
 
More about this marker. Note the names of Willard Stout, and Lewis Hughes; they appear on two more monuments in the community, and will appear on subsequent pages.
 
Categories. War, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Belle Center War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
3. Belle Center War Memorial Marker
full view of marker
Belle Center War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
4. Belle Center War Memorial Marker
marker can be seen at a distance Note: the Spanish American War marker is just out of sight to the left
Belle Center War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
5. Belle Center War Memorial Marker
Willard Stout's name is memorialized as the local American Legion Post
Belle Center War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
6. Belle Center War Memorial Marker
Lewis Hughes is memorialized with another marker,in a small village park, about a mile away. "Skip" was in my high school class.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on May 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 2, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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