Korean Conflict Memorial, Mathews Mill Park, Greenwood, SC, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 34° 10.017 W 082° 08.568
17S E 394669 N 3781257
Quick Description: A large monument originally dedicated to 21 employees of Mathews Mill who lost thier lives in World War II. On one face of the monument is a plaque Honoring two local residents who were lost during the Korean Conflict.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 8/23/2013 7:29:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMHXG2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This large stone structure has a large base with four columns and a globe atop a platform.

On the west face a plaque reads:

Forever Honour'd Forever Moun'd
This tablet is reverently dedicated
To the memory of
Who gave thier lives in the Korean Conflict.

PFC Thomas L. Hitt (US Army),of Greenwood, SC, died 09/02/1950
Source: (visit link)

PFC Carl Henry Holder (USMC) of Greenwood, SC, died 09/17/1950
Source: (visit link)

On the other three sides of the monument can be found:

Etched into the north face:
Dedicated to the Honor of the Men and Women Who Served Our Country In World War II 1941 - 1946.

Etched into the south face:
Erected 1947 By Employees and Management of Mathews Mill.

On the east face is a bronze plaque:
In Memoriam
Here in enduring bronze are recorded the names of those from Mathews Mill who gave their lives for their country in World War II.

William E. Bleckley, Manson J. Browne, Boyd E. Burgess,
Maxwell M. Chapman, P. Otis Coker, Dewey E. Cooper, Jr.,
Ervin W. Crowe, J. Lawrence Daniel, Thomas R. Gambrell,
Cecil G. Gentry, James B. Hammond, William Harrison,
Heyward Holley, Vern Holley, Collins D. Holt, Harold B. Morse,
Robert Owings, Homer Edd Padgett, Joe D. Richard,
Paul R. Underwood, Jr., Frank A. Wind, Jr.

“Comrades sleep the warfare o’er dream of fighting fields no more sleet the sleep that knows no breaking morn of toil nor nights of waking.”
List if there are any visiting hours:
Normal daylight hours are advised. This is at the entrance to a residential neighborhood.

Entrance fees (if it applies):
No entrance fee.

Type of memorial: Monument

Website pertaining to the memorial: Not listed

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