Laurens, South Carolina Vietnam Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member laurenscitylimits
N 34° 29.972 W 082° 00.879
17S E 406849 N 3818012
Quick Description: Vietnam memorial located in the Laurens County, South Carolina town square.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 12/11/2007 9:28:35 AM
Waymark Code: WM2R2N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Firefrog69
Views: 20

Long Description:
This memorial was erected and dedicated to the Men and Women of Laurens County who proudly served in Vietnam.

Front (Street Side)

Carved out depection of a fallen soldier with his comrade at his side.  Above in the backgroud is a helicopter.

 

Text:

 

Once Our Lives

Forever In Our Memories

Joseph B. Admas Jimmy L. McMorris
Michael F. Banks Reginald G. Morse
Roy J. Blackwell, Jr. Sanford L. Nelson
Reginald R. Jenkins James D. Owens
Frankie B. Johnson Jr, * Willie J. Payne
Robert E. King  Cary J. Smith
Milton B. Luster Sammie R. Snead
Leon S. Madden Dennis C. Stroud
Willie E. Madden John W. Teague
Joseph O. McGee Danny S. Thompson
James C. McKittrick * William E. Wilson

* MIA

Base:

Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends.  John 15:13


Reverse: 

 

Dedicated To The Men and Women Who Proudly Served In Vietnam.

 

(Etching of the Republic Of Vietnam Service Medal)

 

Army - Navy - Air Force - Marines - Coast Guard

Base: 

 

Duty - Honor - Country


Right Base:


Dedicated May 23, 1987 

By S.C.V.E.V.A

Left Base: 

 

Vietnam 1959 - 



Several memorials and monuments are available at the courthouse including this one. Waymarkers may visit this location 24/7, and there is no fee associated with the location. Enjoy you visit.
Placed by:: Laurens County

Date Placed: 5/23/1987

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