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McCoin Memorial - Clarkton, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 36° 27.017 W 089° 58.022
16S E 234081 N 4037986
Quick Description: Veterans memorial in Clarkton, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 8/10/2013 12:42:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMHRVM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 1

Long Description:

 

 

Memorial placed by McCoin family honor their son who lost his life in Vietnam and also honoring all veterans from Clarkton who lost their lives in twentieth century wars.

The memorial is a grey granite monument standing on a multi-tiered concrete base with a flag pole behind it.

The memorial is inscribed:

McCoin Memorial

Dedicated To The Memory Of These Young Men
Of Clarkton, Who By Their Unselfish Patriotism,
Have Advanced The American Ideals Of Liberty
And The Universal Brotherhood Of Man.

World War I 

Henry Long Bert L. Capshaw
Hillard Grimes Herman Waltrip
Joe Skaggs  

World War II

Dean Tucker Lestle J. Huckelbery
Thomas Dye HC. Lloyd Jr
J.H. Fry Maurice Bass

Korea
John Bizzell
Charles Roland Williams

 Vietnam
Kenneth D. McCoin 

Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II Korea Vietnam


In Honor Of: Men from Clarkton who gave their lives in service to the country.

Marker Text:
See description


Who Put it Here?: McCoin Family

Description of Memorial:
Monument in small park area of this small southeast Missouri community.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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