Vietnam War Memorial, UpTown Greenwood, Greenwood, SC, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 34° 11.393 W 082° 09.642
17S E 393048 N 3783818
Quick Description: Located in UpTown Greenwood, this monument pays tribute to the fallen from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. Placed in 1929, the remaining 2 sides were put to good use in thier own time. The west side is dedicated to the Korean and Vietnam Conflicts.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 8/26/2013 5:22:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMHYAX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member waypointazoid
Views: 2

Long Description:
Etched into the base on both the north (closest to building) and south side (street side) states: World War Memorial

West Side: Korean Conflict and Viet Nam Conflict

A Plaque with two wreaths and an eagle (missing is a banner which reads: E Pluibus Unum.) Listing individual names below.


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


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I decided to not list the information on the other sides of this monument. Instead I wanted to provide the following: (Source: (visit link) )
Please see WMHPVF World War Monument, Greenwood, SC for details.
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WILLIAM OTHELLO ADAMS JR
PFC - E2 - Marine Corps - Regular

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on May 8, 1968. Casualty was on May 27, 1968
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICE
Body was recovered

Panel 65W - Line 3
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CLAUDE HENRY COVINGTON

PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
1st Infantry Division

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Nov 25, 1967. Casualty was on Apr 23, 1968
In BIEN HOA, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 51E - Line 37
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BOBBY RAY CHILDS

CPL - E4 - Army - Selective Service
9th Infantry Division

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Apr 1, 1968. Casualty was on May 6, 1968
In BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 56E - Line 1
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RONALD EDWARD SPROUSE

PFC - E3 - Army - Regular
9th Infantry Division

Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Mar 20, 1968. Casualty was on Apr 22, 1968
In LONG AN, SOUTH VIETNAM HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 51E - Line 33
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FRANKLIN DOUGLAS GAMBRELL

SSGT - E6 - Army - Regular
25th Infantry Division

Length of service 12 years
His tour began on Jan 4, 1966. Casualty was on Feb 14, 1966
In , SOUTH VIETNAM HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered

Panel 05E - Line 33
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JAMES A GOODMAN

SSGT - E6 - Army - Regular
1st Cav Division (AMBL)

Length of service 4 years
His tour began on Mar 20, 1968. Casualty was on Jul 7, 1968
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered

Panel 53W - Line 35
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WAYNE CLARENCE ELLEDGE

PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
4th Infantry Division

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Jul 20, 1968. Casualty was on Oct 13, 1968
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 41W - Line 58
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BOBBY GENE STEVENSON

SSGT - E6 - Army - Regular
Special Forces

Length of service 16 years
His tour began on May 24, 1968. Casualty was on Jan 2, 1969
In KHANH HOA, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY MISADVENTURE
Body was recovered

Panel 35W - Line 22
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CARL LEWIS HOLDER

PFC - E2 - Marine Corps - Regular

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Sep 3, 1968. Casualty was on Jan 3, 1969
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY ACCIDENTAL HOMICIDE
Body was recovered

Panel 35W - Line 27
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CLYDE STANLEY SWEATT

SP4 - E4 - Army - Regular
4th Infantry Division

Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Sep 10, 1968. Casualty was on Mar 22, 1969
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered

Panel 28W - Line 15
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ROBERT LEE JENNINGS


SGT - E5 - Army - Regular
101st Airborne Division

Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Mar 26, 1969. Casualty was on Jun 4, 1969
In QUANG TIN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, HELICOPTER - NONCREW AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered

Panel 23W - Line 65
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JERRY BRYANT

SGT - E5 - Army - Regular
1st Cav Division (AMBL)

Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Aug 2, 1968. Casualty was on Sep 5, 1969
In TAY NINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds, GROUND CASUALTY ARTILLERY, ROCKET, or MORTAR
Body was recovered

Panel 18W - Line 37
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BILLY LEE COKER

GMG3 - E4 - Navy - Regular

Length of service 3 years
His tour began on May 15, 1969. Casualty was on Nov 24, 1969
In SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 16W - Line 115
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DANNY ROY MAGAHA

PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
198th Light Infantry Brigade

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Jan 12, 1970. Casualty was on Feb 4, 1970
In QUANG TIN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICE
Body was recovered

Panel 14W - Line 101
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DAVID YELDELL

SP4 - E4 - Army - Selective Service
101st Airborne Division

His tour began on Nov 19, 1969. Casualty was on May 6, 1970
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered

Panel 11W - Line 119
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DAVID LEE BROOKS

CPL - E4 - Army - Selective Service
101st Airborne Division

His tour began on Apr 13, 1970. Casualty was on Jul 3, 1970
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 09W - Line 114
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LAWRENCE PHILLIPS

SSGT - E5 - Army - Regular
1st Log Cmd

His tour began on Jul 29, 1970
Casualty was on Mar 26, 1971
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing, GROUND CASUALTY
Body was recovered

Panel 04W - Line 81
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GREGORY CARLYLLE SCHOPER

1LT - O2 - Army - Regular
1st Cav Division (AMBL)

Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Oct 22, 1969. Casualty was on Feb 14, 1970
In TAY NINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 13W - Line 12
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WILLIAM ESLEY WOOD JR

MAJ - O4 - Air Force - Regular

His tour began on Apr 8, 1971
Casualty was on Apr 21, 1971
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered

Panel 03W - Line 2
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GEORGE ROBERT WARD JR


LCPL - E3 - Marine Corps - Regular

Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Jun 1, 1968
Casualty was on Mar 14, 1969
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, HELICOPTER - NONCREW AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered

Panel 29W - Line 41
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GEORGE ROBERT WARD JR

LCPL - E3 - Marine Corps - Regular

Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Jun 1, 1968. Casualty was on Mar 14, 1969
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, HELICOPTER - NONCREW AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered

Panel 29W - Line 41
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FERRIS ANSEL RHODES JR

MAJ - O4 - Army - Reserve
1st AVN BDE

His tour began on Jan 3, 1971. Casualty was on Aug 14, 1978
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died missing, FIXED WING - PILOT AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was not recovered

Panel 05W - Line 24
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TONY B. SMART
NO RECORD FOUND

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CARY JOSEPH SMITH

SGT - E5 - Army - Regular
11th Armored Cavalry

Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Sep 28, 1967. Casualty was on Apr 19, 1968
In PHUOC LONG, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered

Panel 51E - Line 2
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Note: PANEL refers to the location of the name on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, in Washington, DC. See Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Memorial Gardens, Washington, DC, Waymark WM18ER.
Placed by:: American Legion and American Legion Auxillary Post 20 Greenwood, SC

Date Placed: Not listed

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