Colonial Beach Roll of Honor

Colonial Beach Roll of Honor (HMDR5)

Location: Colonial Beach, VA 22443 Westmoreland County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 14.982', W 76° 57.665'

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World War I * World War II

In reverent tribute to the men and women of Colonial Beach, VA. who have served our country.

Left Column:
World War II
Stanley G. Adams · James W. Allison · William D. Bankett · James R. Barnes · William S. Barnes · James B. Barnette · Robert B. Bass · William H. Berkeley, Jr. · Cecil I. Bidgood · Landon A. Billingsley · Thomas C. Bland, Jr. · Roy M. Bowler · George Brown, Jr. · Maurice M. Brown, Jr. · Thomas M. Bunting · Charles M. Carey, Jr. · John R. Carey · William R. Carey · Franklin O. Caruthers · Herbert V. Caruthers · William V. Caruthers, Jr. · Edwin S. Coakley · Harold F. Coakley · Cary L. Coates · Charles G. Cooke · William I. Cooper · James E. Corson · George B. Costenbader · Randolph A. Curley · Estelle Daniel · Bernard F. Denson · Chester R. Dickens, Jr. · Jack A. Dickens · Swanson P. Dickinson · Manse D. Drummond · R. Samuel Ellis · Russell M. Ellis, Jr. · John A. Fenwick · Leo C. Fenwick · Malcolm W. Fenwick · Monroe W. Fenwick · Thomas W. Fenwick · Joseph M. Fields · Walter E. Fields · Herbert B. Fisher · George W. Ford · Alvin E. Foster, Jr. · William A. Foster · Harold W. Frost · John F. Frost · Charles M. Garland · E. Hugh Gouldman · Wilbur D. Gouldman · James W. Green · Homer S. Grove, Jr. · Henry L. Gutridge · Howell R. Hall · Lloyd R. Hall · Ralph V. Hall · Richard E. Hall · Roland J. Hall · Thomas L. Hall · Durward J. Hallmark · Charles W. Harrison · Robert W. Harrison · Alfred G. Haynie · Lawrence E. Head · Aubrey N. Heflin · Charles Helm · Michael T. Hennessey · Carrol W. Heneon · Randolph D. Hopkins · Frederick W. Huff · Frank W. Hurley · Harold W. Hynson ·

Middle Column:
World War II
James C. Hynson · Preston E. Hynson · Robert L. Jackson · Edgar E. Jenkins · Edgar L. Jenkins · Elwood J. Jenkins · Ewald C. Johhson · James E. Johhson · Leven D. Johhson · James A. Jones · Charles F. Karn · Frances L. Karn · Harvey L. King · Oscar M. King, Jr. · Ivan E. Knobloch · Stanley E. Knobloch · William J. Knobloch · Leon Kravitz · Charles E. Lee · Ceore E. Lee · Lawrence L. Lee · Lloyd B. Lee · Albert E. Little · Robert A. Lowery · Frank Marders, Jr. · Carl R. Markwith · Joseph H. Marmaduke · Julien J. Mason · Thomas F. Mason, Jr. · Elbert M. McInteer · Wilson J. McKissick · *Hugh D. McNeil · Leslie M. McNeil · Stanley A. McNeil · George A. Melson · Jennie Mense · Bernard M. Miller · James M. Miller · Virgil A. Miller · William F. Miller · Francis E. Moore · John M. Nussey · Robert B. Nussey · Vincent L. Oliff · Everett W. O'Neill · Herbert O. Parker · Walter M. Markinson · William C. Parkinson · Walter Peyton · Clifton E. Pierce · Walter M. Pierce · Sidney D. Pierson · Nelson M. Pruitt · Walter w. Percell · Byron M. Rawlings · Wilbur F. Rawlings · Francis H. Reamy · Leslie V. Reamy · Randolph S. Reamy · William S. Reed · Earl A. Renn · Richard L. Reuling · Fletcher L. Rick · * Frank E. Rick · George E. Rick · Charles W. Robel · Barry E. Rollins · Andrew H. Rowley · Cecil H. Rowley · Ralph W. Rowley · Conlon S. Roy · Edward S. Samuel · George B. Selph · Charles H. Simensen · John W. Simensen

Right Column:
World War II
Carl E. Smith · Charles L. Smith, Jr. · Jaems U. Smith · Frank E. Sorrell · Clarence H. Stanford · George A. Stanford · Landon R. Stanford · William J. Stanford · Edwin G. J. Strother · Richard V. Suttle · Bernard A. Taylor · James D. Taylor · Ralph E. Taylor · William O. Taylor · Lester S. Terhune, Jr. · Charles E. Thomas, Jr. · Harry L. Toland · William H. Treakle · Preston A. Urbanck · John H. Vaughn · Fairfax C. Walker · Jackson W. Warden · Herman B. Welch · Harold W. Wells · Milton H. Wells · Walter S. Wiklerson · Earl W. Wilkens · Lloyd F., Willey, Jr. · James L. Williams · William D. Williams · Ira B. Worrell · Lewis C. Worrell · Morris C. Worrell · Cloyd R. Yates · Mervin C. Yates

World War I
Vernon M. Billingsley · Clyde R. Costenbader · Norman W. Champlin · Cleveland Crampton · Edward A. Cumberland · James D. Denson · Edward L. Doherty · Volney Eaton · Alvin E. Foster, Sr. · Nelie B. Gray · Jaems L. Green · Robert A. Heflin · Emanuel G. Hopkins · Robert A. Jones · William F. Marchant, Sr. · Earl E. McCartney · Robert O. McElroy · Clarence H. Osterman · Joseph J. Pire · Sidney M. Pruit · Thomas C. Rock · Conway G. Rowley · John G. Rowley · Joseph Schmidt · John P. Scott · Grover C. Scott · George H. Selph · Frank Stanford · John T. Strother · Charles E. Thomas, Sr. · Lester Toliver · Owen Trainor · William J. Wilkins · Elwood B. Williams · Lloyd B. Wilkens, Sr.

Merchant Marine
Ernest M. Fenwick · Vivian B. Jett · George B. Mason

Bottom:
Guy Birmingham · James L. Hager · David H. Mensh · *Roland Proctor · Charles M. Voneiff · John George Voneiff

Marker Reverse
In memory of the men and women of Colonial Beach who served in the Nation's Armed Forces in the defense of freedom and to preserve the American way of life.
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Details
HM NumberHMDR5
Additional InformationIn May 1939 the Navy Department donated a 4.7 field piece to the American Legion Westmoreland Post 148. This gun was transported to the Post Lot on Colonial Avenue across opposite the Dance Pavilion in June. In October 1939 the field piece was moved the triangle of property across from the Catholic Church, said property being owned by the Town. The Post also placed blocks under the field piece and painted the field piece in December. In March 1940, the Post requested permission from the Mayor to erect a flagpole at that location. In September 1942 the War Production Board requested the Post sell the field piece and turn it into scrap to help in the drive for old scrap iron. The membership voted to give the field piece to the authorities at Fort Belvoir if they would haul it away. On Sunday, October 5, 1947 at 2pm the War Memorial was finally dedicated after many years of planning and fundraising. One plaque containing the names of World War I & II veterans was secured to a marble base. Admiral C. Turner Joy and Mayor W.D. Williams officiated. In 1950 another gun was requested. The gun was the three inch gun currently at the Memorial. To date, additional names from other conflicts have yet to be added.
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Tags
Historical Period20th Century
Historical PlaceMemorial
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Marker NumberHMDR5
Year Placed1947
Placed ByContributions from the public through the originators, L. C. Costenbader and James D. Karn
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 3:38pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 328399 N 4235338
Decimal Degrees38.24970000, -76.96108333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.982', W 76° 57.665'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 58.9200" N, 76° 57' 39.9000" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Irving Ave, Colonial Beach VA 22443, US
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