1941-1945 Supreme Sacrifice
Posted by: OHail
N 31° 49.783 W 086° 37.367
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Quick Description: Monument dedicated to those with ties to Butler County Alabama who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War II.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2012 1:53:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMDJ17
Elegant three columned monument dedicated to Butler County World War II casualties. This memorial is located in a quiet area of the Greenville City Hall grounds.
An eagle holding a branch is engraved in the top of the front middle column. Underneath the eagle is engraved, "Dedicated to the glory of God and in grateful memory of all those Butler Countians who served their country in the cause of freedom."
Engraved on the back are the words "These made the supreme sacrifice" followed by the names of the casualties listed by year, then in alphabetical order. The military branch in which each served is listed after the name.
The memorial is a project of the Greenville Lions Club.
Date of Dedication: 5/31/2004
Property Permission: Public
Access instructions: Memorial is just off the sidewalk in front of City Hall.
Website for Waymark: [Web Link]
Location of waymark:
119 E Commerce Street
Greenville, AL USA
Commemoration: Memorial honors Butler Countians who were casualties in World War II.
Access times: Not listed
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