Lewis County Veterans Memorial, Monticello, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 40° 07.106 W 091° 42.846
15T E 609575 N 4441694
Quick Description: No dedication, only the names in this hedge lined memorial.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 8/25/2008 10:22:35 AM
Waymark Code: WM4H9Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 34

Long Description:

Location of Memorial: Lafayette St., courthouse lawn, Monticello.

Monument Text:

World War I
Army     Navy     National Guard
Walter Ray Adams     Coleman Bumbarger     Harry F. Herrick
Clarence Rufus Becker     Roscoe Thomas Chambers
Otto Bruner     Charles Frank Lankford
Louis William Campen     Homer Edwun Wallace
Elmer L. Case      Revere Howard Yarbrough
Isaac P. Coney
Tom E. Davis
Daniel Fields
Howard Haggins
John Albert Hartung
Albert Hawkins
Dick Hemming
Russell Hoskins
Edward H. McLin
Earl Primrose
Charles Ray
Edward J. Rockenfield
William B. Smith
Harry L. Swagger
Columbus Clarence Thompson
Richard E. Thompson
Earl washburn

World War II
Army     Navy     Army Air Corps     U. S. Marines
Harry Ashford     Charles Cliffton Boudreau     Thomas E. Moore     Harrison P. Klusmeier
Russell Benning     George Harold Freed
Harold Boyer     Edgar William George Hulsebus
Thomas M. Briscoe     Clyde Custer Martin
Wayne Barker Bronestine     William Wires
Frederick Gaus     Ivan Herbert Witt, Jr.
Robert S. Glaves
Wilbur T. Morris
Joseph W. Raleigh
Edward W. Smith
Lawrence Steffen
Wilba M. Willows
Charles Lloyd Wiseman

Naval Air Corps     Branch of Service Unknown     U.S. Naval Recerve     U.S. Army
Alan Lester Bagby     Allen N. McDaniel     Daniel Leonides Withers     Donald J. Johnson
Warren Lyle Brown     Aubrey Turner
Herman L. Frieden     William Turpin
Harry Joe McReynolds

Korean War
Branch of Service Unknown      Army     Army Pilot
Harold T. Hall     Emmett Patrick Ellison     James W. Hendrickson 
Wade Lee Dade
Julius Wiley Hawkins
Lloyd Ivo Ragar

Vietnam War
Army     Navy     Marines
Melvin W. Lay     Randolph Gamet     Donald E. Whitaker
Archie James Maple, Jr.

Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I, World War II, Korean War, Viet Nam War

In Honor Of: No dedication plaque.

Marker Text:
See Above.

Who Put it Here?: Citizens of Lewis County.

Description of Memorial:
Central flag pole, around which turn four tilted stone stands, upon which resides a bronze plaque for each conflict, listing the men and women lost by branch of service and military specialty.
Monticello is the county seat, and is a very, vary small town on top of a steep sided hill.
A Masonic Lodge is on the road coming into town, erected in the early 1800 and still in use as the lodge. A gazebo is at the cross roads with the road in and the highway, covering the bell of a church remember fondly by past members.

Date of dedication: Not listed

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