Four Members of Shelby Co. Medical Assn. -- Confederate Park, Memphis TN
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N 35° 08.812 W 090° 03.244
15S E 768380 N 3893304
Quick Description: A stone monument with a bronze plaque commemorates the four members of the Shelby County Medical Association who died in World War I.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 3/25/2015 4:42:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMNJYK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This rough stone granite monument with a bronze plaque was erected by the Shelby County Medical Association to recognize the sacrifice of four of the Medical Association's members, who died in World War I.

The plaque reads as follows:

In Memoriam 1917-1919

1917 1918
In Memory Of The Four Members Of The Memphis And Shelby County Medical Society Who Gave Their Lives In The Service Of Their Fellow Men In The World War

Capt. Robert B. Underwood - Lieut. A.P.H. Sage
Lieut. Grover Carter - Lieut. Norwin B. Norris

"Greater Love Hath No Man Than This - That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends." John 15:13"
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Memphis And Shelby County Medical Society Who Gave Their Lives In The Service Of Their Fellow Men In The World War

Marker Text:
In Memoriam 1917-1919 1917 1918 In Memory Of The Four Members Of The Memphis And Shelby County Medical Society Who Gave Their Lives In The Service Of Their Fellow Men In The World War Capt. Robert B. Underwood - Lieut. A.P.H. Sage Lieut. Grover Carter - Lieut. Norwin B. Norris "Greater Love Hath No Man Than This - That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends." John 15:13"


Who Put it Here?: Shelby Co. Medical Association

Description of Memorial:
Located in Confederate Park, near the Jefferson Davis statue


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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