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Davidson County WWII and Korean Veterans Memorial, Lexington.  Photograph courtesy of Natasha Smith.

Davidson County WWII and Korean Veterans Memorial
Lexington
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: https://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/96

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.

Inscription:
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.

City: Lexington

County: Davidson

Subjects: Korean War,World War II

Latitude: 
35.82407
Longitude: 
-80.25296
Subjects: 
Origin - location: 

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