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Perry County Korean War Memorial - Hazard, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 37° 15.122 W 083° 11.723
17S E 305297 N 4125090
Quick Description: This is the Korean section of the Perry County War Memorial located near the Hazard, Kentucky, City hall.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 1/17/2013 2:34:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMG5XJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 2

Long Description:
Next to the Hazard, Kentucky, City Hall stands this war memorial. It consists of a tall granite stone with the names of WWII veterans inscribed, flanked by shorter stones with names of veterans from WWI, Korean War, and Viet Nam War. There is a separate bronze plaque for veterans of the Persian Gulf War, and a monument in honor of POW/MIA with a plaque for Capt. John E. Stringer, II.

In front of the monument is a stone plaza with granite benches, surrounded by landscaped shrubs and grass.

The inscriptions on the general memorial are:

May the memory of these
Hazard and Perry County service men
who made the supreme sacrifice
in the service of our country
be as eternal as the
mountains from whence they came

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This memorial is dedicated to
both the living and the dead
who served in World War I,
World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War
Dedicated Sept. 20, 1986 W.D.G.

The following are the names inscribed on the memorial for the Korean War:


SAMMI ADAMS
WILLIE ALLEN, JR.
BOB LAMIS
JAMES ELMER BAKER
WILLIAM B. BALLARD
JOHN P. BLAIR
CHARLES D. BLANKENSHIP
ARLIE BRANSON
LEWIS STEVEN CAMPBELL
WILLIAM FINLEY CODY
DAVID COLLINS
ALVIN C. COMBS
DEWITT COMBS
RAY B. COMBS
JAMES DANIEL CORNETT
TROY CORNETT
BURION COX
OLFS CRAWFORD
LLOYD DALTON
BRECHOUS DOBSON
JOHN DAVIS ELKINS
JOHN M. ELLINGTON
ADAM C. ELROD
PAUL ENGLE
WARDELL ENGLE

SAMUEL EVERSOLE
TIMOTHY EVERSOLE
GLENN W. FANNIN
THOMAS FRANCIS
NYLE RAGEN FRANKS
CLARK FELTNER
GEORGE FELTNER
RODGER ENGLEFIELDS
JOHN HOWARD FRISBY
FREDERICK R. FUGATE
CARL B. GAYHART
JAMES D. GAYHART
ELMER CLAY GODSEY
RALPH GRAY
WM. C. GRAY
J.B. GWINN
WINFORD HALCOMB
WALTER HANDS
CLAYBORN HOWARD
BOBBY JOHNSON
HENRY JONES
LEON JONES
JOHNNY KILBURN
HERBERT KING
EARL CLEON LEWIS

EDWARD LIVINS
ELBERT ROY LUNCE
ELIJAH MAGGARD
ERNEST MARCUM
EDWIN EUGENE MEDLEY
CHESTER MILLER
ART MORRIS
VIRGIL NEWMAN
ARLESS NOBLE
ELBERT NOBLE
CLAYTON OVERBEE
FLOYD OVERBEE, JR.
EVERETT ELGEN PERRINE
THOMAS DALE POLY
DAVID RIDDLE
ALBERT T. ROBINS
EZRA ROARK
GEORGE WASHINGTON SATTLES
MONROE SHEPHERD, JR.
MITCHELL W. SMEDLEY
BILLY RAY SMEDLEY
CLYDE SPARKMAN
JAMES I. STACY, JR.
LENOX STACY
OTTO STEIN

HENRY STIDHAM
GLENN R. WALKER
JAMES SCOTT WALKER
ARNOLD WATTS
CHARLES WHITE
AARON WILLIAMS
JAMES EDGAR WILLIAMS
RICHARD E. WILSON
RUSSELL WOODS
JAMES D. YEARY
ARLIE HOLLAND
BROWN HENSLEY
ELIGA PHILLIPS
KENNETH BROWN
LEROY COMBS
EARL LOCKHART
BOBBY GENE MESSER
BILL SMITH
J. F. NAPIER
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Type of memorial: Monument

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