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Description: A rectangular copper plaque contains a figure of an eagle and lists the names of those killed during WWII and the Korean War from the surrounding area. A smaller plaque just below it lists those killed in the Korean War.
Top plaque: IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE / THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN WORLD WAR II / AND THE EARLY DAYS OF THE KOREAN CONFLICT / [Three long columns of names follow.] Erected by the Joint Veterans Committee / American Legion, V.F.W., AmVets and D.A.V.
Bottom plaque: KOREAN WAR ELMER LEE LYNN DEVIN FRANKLIN FISHER ELBERT S. SNIDER
JAMES A. LATE BUDDY EUGENE VANHOY MARVIN M. ASHBY CARL B. JONES JAMES BARNEST FLOYD CARL VERNON HUNT JAMES CHARLES REECE WILLIAM COCKRANE GEORGE FURR, JR. CHARLIE F. CAGLE
Sponsor: The Joint Veterans Committee (American Legion, V.F.W., AMVETS, and D.A.V.)
Post dedication use: On Sunday May 29th, 2011 the Davidson County Veterans Council's hosted the 66th Annual Davidson County Veterans Memorial Service at the Memorial. Two names were added to the monument of military personnel: Josh T. Harris and Charlie F. Cagle. Harris died in Afghanistan in 2008. Cagle had died in the Korean War, and his body was only recently found.
Subjects: Korean War,World War II
11 July 2014 | Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina