World War Monument - Greenwood, SC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 34° 11.393 W 082° 09.642
17S E 393048 N 3783818
Quick Description: Located in what is now UpTown Greenwood, this monument pays tribute to the fallen from World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Originally placed in 1929, the remaining 2 sides were put to good use in thier own time.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 8/1/2013 7:26:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMHPVF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
Etched into the base on both the north (closest to building) and south side (street side) states: World War Memorial

North Plaque: Erected November 11, 1929 by the Greenwood Post No. 20 of the American Legion the Legion Auxiliary and the Citizens of Greenwood County in honor of the brave men who sacrificed their lives so that liberty and justice might reign throughout the world.

South Side: Dedicated to the memory of those who gave their lives in the World War I.

1917 1918 - Plaque has two wreaths and an eagle with a banner which reads: E Pluibus Unum. Listing individual names below. Seperated by race.

White

Theodore W. Gaines, Dr. Raymond N. Davis, George L. McCord,
Edgar S. Eakin, John P. Anderson, Frank C. Banks,
John S. Brown, Ernest G. Coleman, William H. Ellenberg,
Jimmie H. Herin, James S. Johnson, Edward W. Knight,
Henry N. Lance, Thomas J. Lyon, Leroy McGhee, William D. Mitchell,
John F. Moss, Lawrence B. Nickles, Perry N. Nix, Lester E. Rhodes,
John T. Adams, David F. Rush, Furman D. Stribiling, Vander E. Summer,
John C. Sprouse, Bubber Tucker, James L. Waites, Samuel C. Watson,
Dawson C. Whatley, John Henry Young, Lewis R. Maddox.

Colored

Moses Manyweather, John Chiles, H. Dennis, Ed Jackson,
W.H. Zimmerman, Thomas Belcher, Tom Boyd, John Butler,
McKinley Fisher, Henry Chin, James Gilmore, Lowrance Lomax,
Willima Lewis, Elliot Long, David Parks, Milton Phillips,
Fred Siegler, Tillman Tarrant, Sias Waller, Willie Williams,
Willie Bird, James Cothran, Eugene C. Cothran, Wallace Red.

East Side: Dedicated to the memory of those who gave their lives in the World War II.

1941 1945 - Plaque has two wreaths and an eagle with a banner which reads: E Pluibus Unum. Listing individual names below.

White
Chestley J. Armstrong, Patrick A. Arnold, Charles A. Bagley, William L. Ballentine, Ralph T. Ballew, Raymond H. Barnette, William E. Beckley, Andrew Borders, Thurman C. Boswell, Curtis M. Bray, Robert M. Brissie, Manson J. Browne, Boyd E. Burgess, Joseph W. Butler, Stephen M,. Byrars, Jr., Robert G. Campbell, Grady H. Canup, Milton L. Capps, Wilbur Carroll, Maxwell M. Chapman, James B. Cheatham, David F. Clamp, Jr., James P. Clark, Patrick O. Coker, Hoyt L. Compton, Dewey Cooper, Jr., Wade R. Cothran, James L. Daniel, J.W. Davenport, D.W. Davis, Fred O. Deal, W.W. Deal, James Z. Dill, Henry P. Duncan, James G. Ellis, Lewis H. Ferguson, James W. Fisher, Carl L. Freeman, James T. Funderburk, Thomas R. Gambrell, Joseph W. Garrett, Cecil G. Gentry, Wallace I. Glenn, John L. Goldman, Grimpe L. Graham Jr., Irvin V. Griffin, Jr., Johnnie J. Grizzell, Henry T. Hahn, William A. Hamey, James B. Hammond, Charles B. Harrison, James E. Harvey, John K. Hawkings Jr., Harold G. Hayes, Clyde F. Henderson, William L. Hodge, Earl L. Hodges, Frank C. Hodges, Heyward C. Holley, Vern Holley, Clarence K. Hollingsworth, James L. Hollingsworth Jr., Earnest M. Horne, Manning Holsonback, Collins D. Holt, William E. Huff, Guy W. Hughes, Tracy H. Jackson, Carl W. James, Jennings J. Jamison, Chalmers J. Jenkins, Roy F. Jones, Albert P. King Jr., Charles E. King, Carl H. Larkins, Alex E. Leonard, Harry Lewis, James R. Lightsey, Belton R. Loftis, Fred G. Lyda, James A. Lyda, James A. Matthews, Robert B. McFadden, Lewis O. McIntosh, Eugene Medlock, James W. Minor, Walton Moon, Clinton C. Morgan, Harold Morse, Jesse C. Motes, Joseph W. Mundy, Olin S. Munnerlyn Jr., Cleveland M. Ouzts Jr., Clarence H. Pace, Charles H. Patrick, William M. Patrick, Henry W. Patterson, John S. Payne, John C. Pratt, Dennis O. Reynolds, Joe D. Richard, Samuel G. Richey, William G. Rhodes, John T. Robinson, William W. Saxon, Benson Sizemore, Richard M. Smith, Allan J. Snead, Thomas C. Snyder, Weldon Spence, John W. Stalnaker, Elmer J. Stewart, Kenneth T. Stokes, Henry M. Taylor, Charles E. Teague Sr., Johnnie M. Thomas, Verlyn C. Tollison, James C. Turner, Paul R. Underwood, William C. Waldrop, William H. Walters, Clarence G. Watt, Robert E.L. Watt, Fred O. Wells, Ansel West, Frank A. Wind Jr., William L. Wise, James W. White, Ralph V. Wood.

Colored
William E. Bradley, Ourties Carroll, Willie J. Deavore, Willie Hill, Rodger Holmes Jr., Jefferson Kemp, Saint Lindsey, James McGrier, Henderson Mennewetter, Haywood Ward, James White


West Side: Korean Conflict and Viet Nam Conflict.

Plaque has two wreaths and an eagle (missing the banner which reads: E Pluibus Unum.) Listing individual names below.

Korea Conflict

Thomas L. Hitt, George Willard, Jr., Luther R. Ambrose, Jr.,
James A. Hembree, Jr., Murph J. Killingsworth, Jr.,
Adgie Duball, Jr., Zach H. McCord, Carl Henry Holder


Vietnam Conflict

William O. “Bill” Adams, Claude H. Covington, Bobby Ray Childs, Ronald Sprouse, Johnnie K. Culbreath,
James A. Goodman,Franklin D. Gambrell, Wayne C. Ellendrige, Bobby Gene Stevenson, Carl L. Holder, Clyde S. Sweatt, Robert Lee Jennings, Jerry Bryant, Billy Lee Coker, Danny Roy Magaha, David Yeldell,
David Lee Brooks, Lawrence Phillips, Gregory Carlyle Schoper, William E. Wood, Jr., Gregory R. Ward, Jr., Ferris Ansel Rhodes, Jr., Tony B. Smart, Cary J. Smith

Editors Note: It appears that this plaque has been vandalized.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II Korean War Viet Nam War


In Honor Of: the brave men who sacrificed their lives so that liberty and justice might reign throughout the world

Marker Text:
Marker Text is Found Under Detailed Description.


Date of dedication: 1929

Who Put it Here?: Greenwood Post No. 20 of the American Legion the Legion Auxiliary and the Citizens of Greenwood County

Description of Memorial:
Located in a common area of one of Greenwoods Uptown developments, this grey stone with bronze plaques monument stands large and tall. It is topped with a flag pole displaying Old Glory.


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