Madison County Veterans' War Memorial

Madison County Veterans' War Memorial (HMQW3)

Location: London, OH 43140 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 53.182', W 83° 26.943'

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Inscription
White stone marker:
This memorial dedicated in memory of all those of Madison County who served our nation in time of war

World War I
Apr. 6, 1917 ? ? ? Nov. 11, 1918
World War II
Dec. 7, 1941 ? ? ? Dec. 31, 1946
Korean War
June 27, 1950 ? ? ? Jan. 31, 1955
Vietnam Period
Aug. 5, 1964 ? ? ? May 7, 1975


Outside granite panel (left):
Mexican-American War / 1846-1848
Krouse, George

Civil War / 1861-1865
Acton, Thomas;Allen, Franklin;Allen, Homer;Allen, Vincent;Ambler, Samuel H.;Bartlett, DeWitt C.;Beach, Benjamin;Beer, William A.;Benjamin, Herrick;Bidwell, Albert;Bidwell, Benjamin;Bidwell, Elisha;Bigelow, Wm. Emmett;Brittingham, Ethan;Burrows, Horace D.;Burrows, Wilson;Campbell, John;Carder, Joseph N.;Clark, Hatfield;Clark, James;Converse, Charles;Creath, O.M.;Creviston, John;Davidson, Silas;Duer, Thomas;Dugan, Jesse;Fastman, John;Ellis, Soloman;Entler, Philip;Ervin, Amos K.;Fickey, William L.;Finley, John R.;Flynn, Jerry;Furrow, Absalom;Gardner, Rev. John S.;Glaze, Nelson;Griffen, Patrick H.;Hammond, John;Harper, John;Harrison, John R.;Harvey, Samuel T.;Heidler, John T.;Hemenway, Edward;Henderson, Charles C.;Holcomb, James;Hornbeck, John Q.;Hughes, James;Johnson, Firman;Jones, Albert;Jones, Berthier;Jones, Jasper;Kern, Joseph;Ketch, James T.;Ladley, James;Lilly, Daniel;Lilly, Thomas;Lilly, William;Long, Jacob;Lyman, Henry;Martin, John H.;Martins, John;McCandless, James;McClure, Samuel;McDowell, Uriah H.;Melvin, Samuel;Moore, John F.

Middle granite panel (left):
Indian Wars / 1876
Rodgers, William

Spanish-American War / 1898-1899
Ballenger, Samuel T.;Tracy, John;Weaver, Rudolph

World War I / 1917-1918
Alspaugh, William;Brown, Harry;Byerly, Cleo F.;Clark, Willard F.;Crabbe, Earl T.;Creedon, John E.;Cryder, Charles G.;Dillion, Gerald;Dillion, Walter;Dixon, Floyd;Dulgar, James H.;Halfhill, Walter;Hardin, Ralph C.;Hume, Paul;Jeffries, Elmer;Moats, Paul H.;Newsome, Roy C.;Porter, George R.;Redding, Virgil;Rickards, John;Roberts, Charles;Rowland, Hoyt H.;Ryan, Sterlia S.;Scully, Thomas P.;Scully, Will L.;Stevens, Clinton H.;Stone, Huston;Thiel, Fred;Thomas, Clarence E.;Thompson, Dewey;Wlake, Asa E.;White, Harry L.;Willard, Franklin C.;Zimmerman, Edwin

World War II / 1941-1945
Adams, Jack;Beach, John D.;Bennett, Paul G.;Brooks, Noel H.;Cary, Martin P.;Collins, Robert;Converse, Russell D.;Cooper, Ralph;Cultice, Howard E.;Darnell, Lewis W.;Davis, John D.;Dillon,Kermit U.;Estep, Bennie;Estep, Joseph W.;Eyler (Skinner), Wm. L.;Fisher, John E.;Fout, Joseph H.;Fry, Wade;Funk, John W., Jr.;Gammell, Willard O.;Grabill, Ernest D.;Gregg, Marion A.;Gregg, Raymond;Groves, Robert W.;Hall, Ernest F.;Hamilton, Harding;Hannah, Cecil;Harsh, Earl E.;Heffron, Samuel, Jr.;Henson, Harold L.;Hiermer, Wesley O.;Hollingshead, David;Hunter, Elzie E.

Inside granite panel (left):
Madison County Veterans' War Memorial

Inside granite panel (right):
Dedicated with gratitude to all Madison County Veterans who gave their lives during time of war.

Middle granite panel (right):
World War II / 1941-1945
Jones, Martin W.;Jones, Richard H.;Kell, Harold E.;Keller, Robert R.;Kemp, William C.;Kile, Dorn;Kinnaird, Eugene W.;Klee, T.H.;Kreuger, Robert H.;Lawles, William F.;Lewis, Claire E.;Mabe, Raymond D.;Mahoney, Everett C.;Malone, Ralph A.;Malone, Vernon;Marrah, James H.;McCarty, Kenneth C.;McCarty, Ralph A.;McDonald, James B.;McHenry, Russell E.;McKinley, Ralph A.;McSavaney, John S.;Miller, Bradford D.;Miller, Dale;Miller, Harry T.;Morrison, Warren G.;Murry, Joseph S.;Plymell, Roland F.;Ramey, Claude W.;Rhoades, William S.;Richards, Eugene R.;Rogers, Clarence E.;Rolfe, Wendell;Schuler, James R.;Shaw, John D.;Sheets, Howard C.;Sheets, William A.;Skaggs, Ernest;Skaggs, Lawrence W.;Skaggs, Tingel D.;Smith, George J., Jr.;Speasmaker, Cass B.;Standish, Miles L.;Stewart, Carl B.;Stillings, Marvin;Stover, Maynard C.;Streitenberger, Kenneth E.;Tate, John H.;Thorne, Richard W.;Tippett, Frank;Turvy, Donald E.;Watson, William R.;Webb, James F.;Welsh, William E.;Wilson, Pearl;Woltz, Dewey;Wood, George W.;Woodring, Harold F.;Wright, Harold

Korean War / 1950-1953
Cochenour, James M.;Cunningham, Carse J.;Curtis, David;Fugett, James B.;Glass, Henry J.;McHenry, Everett E.;Miller, Proctor W.;Morris, Earl H.;Sanders, Roscoe, Jr.;Yerian, Howard R.

Vietnam War / 1961-1975
Burlile, Thomas E.;Casto, Clarence L.;Culwell, James R.;Dean, William E.;Gregg, Joseph G.;Hale, Charles A.;Harrison, Ronald E.;Henry, Richard L.;Johnson, Thomas W.;Little, Cecil E.;Newell, Calvin E.;Parks, James K.;Phleger, Robert C.;Price, William E.;Ripley, Larry D.;Thiel, John E.;Byrd, James C.

Outside granite panel (right):
Global War on Terrorism / 2001
Kevin W. Prince;Robert A. Swaney

Nothing, short of religion, is more important to me than freedom. I cannot imagine living life in a totalitarian state where individual responsibility is scorned. But to protect freedom, at times we are called individually to make a stand. The men you are about to honor made that stand, and I am eternally grateful. God gave us life, but man makes us free.

I never got to shake the hands of these men who gave their lives for my freedom, dying a lonely death in a distant land far from their home and loved ones. The least I can do is try to see that their names are engraved in stone for all posterity.

These are the words of the anonymous donor who made this monument possible.

Madison County Veteran's Memorial Foundation
Richard Becker - AMVETS
Michael J. Chakeres - Am. Legion
Frank E. Cox - M.O.P.H.
Breck E. Michael - D.A.V.
James E. Thacker - V.F.W.
David Dhume - Madison Co. Commissioner
Schorr & Associates - Architects
Gary Ross - Sculptor
Dedicated June 1, 2002

Edward W. Houston
Veterans Service Officer
Memorial Project Manager
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HM NumberHMQW3
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByMadison County Veterans Memorial Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 7:49am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] DARYL SKAGGS  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 290592 N 4418016
Decimal Degrees39.88636667, -83.44905000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 53.182', W 83° 26.943'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 53' 10.92" N, 83° 26' 56.58" W
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Area Code(s)937, 740, 614
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-43 W High St, London OH 43140, US
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