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  • Monument Name

    Jones County Veterans Memorial, Trenton

  • Type

    War Memorial

  • Subjects

    World War I

    World War II

    Korean War

    Vietnam War

    Veterans of Multiple Wars

  • Creator

    Frank Harriett, Designer

  • City

    Trenton

  • County

    Jones

  • Description

    This monument consists of a low brick wall upon which sit three granite tablets. These tablets include the names of thirty-five veterans who were either inducted or joined the military service of Jones County and were killed in battle during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, or the Persian Gulf War.

  • Inscription

    Central Marker.
    Triangular top center: HOLY BIBLE
    Triangular top left: IN GOD / Triangular top right: WE TRUST

    Main plaque: IN MEMORY OF / OUR / MILITARY VETERANS / OF JONES COUNTY / THEY / GAVE THEIR ALL / THAT WE MAY LIVE FREE / GOD BLESS AMERICA

    Central tablet: 1941 WWII 1946
    Left tablet: WWI / KOREA

    Right tablet: VIETNAM / PERSIAN GULF

  • Dedication Date

    October 30, 2005

  • Decade

    2000s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.043920 , -77.351850 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      American Legion Post 154. "Jones County Veterans Memorial" (accessed June 12, 2014) Link

      Waymarking.com. "Jones County Veterans Memorial - Trenton NC," Non-Specific Veteran Memorials on Waymarking.com (accessed June 12, 2014) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Brick, marble, granite

  • Sponsors

    Clen Newton Smith Post 154 of the American Legion

  • Subject Notes

    The monument contains the names of veterans from multiple wars including World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf War.

    World War I: Pvt Junious T. Andrews (Army), Pvt Benjamin F. Andrews (Army), Pvt Edward Howard (Army), Pvt James Kinsey (Army), PVU Claude Murphy (Army), PVU Clan Simmons (Army)

    World War II: TEC4 Zeb Murphy Banks (Army), LT Edward Earl Bell, Jr. (Army), P.O.1c Julius Bryant (Navy), P.O.1c Elton Edward Davenport (Navy), PFC George F. DeBruhl (Army), PFC Joseph M. Ferrell (Army), MOMM1c Richard Milland Hargett (Navy), PFC Milton Thomas Harriett (Army), Sgt Alton G. Haskins (Army), P.O.1c Mark Dewey Hill (Navy), TSgt Ervin T. Jarman (Army), Pvt Archie T. Ketchum (Army), Pvt Troy Koonce (Army), PFC Clenning F. Marshburn (Army), PFC Marion M. Morton (Army), P.O.1c John Henry Riggs (Navy), Seaman 2C Clen Newton Smith (Navy)

    Korea: SFC Guy T. Eubanks, Jr. (Army), Cpl Raymon F. Kellum (Army), PFC Herbert H. Mattocks (Army) Pvt Cleveland F. Meadows (Army)

    Vietnam: PFC Kinsey Arthur Davis (Marines), Sgt Warren G. Franks (Army), PFC Louis Edward Haddock, Jr. (Army), Cpl William Robert Hassell (Army), PFC Aaron Crusoe Murrell (Army), Cpl Willie C. Walker (Army), PFC Donnie Lee Ward (Army)

    Persian Gulf: SSgt Michael A. Harris, Jr. (Army)

  • Location

    The monument is located in front of the Jones County Civic Center off of North Carolina State Highway 58 in Trenton, North Carolina.

  • Landscape

    The monument sits across and on either sides of a walkway in front of the Jones County Civic Center. It is surrounded by a mulched area with low decorative landscaping and a larger grass area.

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