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  • Monument Name

    World War II Gold Star Boys, Mooresville

  • Type

    Plaque

  • Subjects

    World War II

  • City

    Mooresville

  • County

    Iredell

  • Description

    This memorial plaque is dedicated to Mooresville men who died in World War Two. The unadorned bronze plaque is two feet wide and three feet tall with a black background. It is attached to the outside wall of the Mooresville War Memorial Center.

  • Inscription

    WAR MEMORIAL / DEDICATED TO GOD AND ALL THOSE WHO DIED AND SERVED IN ALL WARS AND / CONFLICTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LEAST WE FORGET!

    WORLD WAR TWO GOLD STAR BOYS / JAY EDGAR ALLEY / HERBERT RICHARD BAKER / HERMAN BOSTIAN BALLARD / CHARLES STEPHEN BECK / WILLIAM GREER BELK / KEITH WHITFIELD BLACKWELDER / WALTER FRANKLIN BROWN / FORREST EARL COCKRELL / JOE W. COOPER / HUGH SMITH DENNY / ARTHUR JOE FRYE / LAMUEL SYLVANUS KERLEY / MARTIN LUTHER KLUTTZ / ROBERT W. LLOYD / WALTER C. MALCOLM / ROSS ISSAC MARLOW / RICHARD MESSICK / WILLIAM COURTNEY MILLS / CRAIG L. MUNDY / FLAKE E. OVERCASH / PAUL BANKS POSTON / HARLIN V. SAFRIT / CHARLES M. SHERRILL, JR. / GROVER GLEN SHOOK / RALPH ESSLY SIPES / JOHN B. SMITH / R.C. “TOM” SWANN / JAMES THOMAS SMOOT / FRED A. STACK / HARRY H. SYKES / CLARENCE W. WEBSTER / WILLIAM Q. TOWELL

  • Custodian

    Town of Mooresville

  • Dedication Date

    Circa 1994

  • Decade

    1990s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.582180 , -80.807340 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      “War Memorial Center,” Town of Mooresville, www.ci.mooresville.nc.us, (accessed December 13, 2015) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Bronze

  • Location

    The memorial plaque is attached to the outside wall, left of the entrance, of the Mooresville War Memorial Center, located at 220 North Maple St., Mooresville, NC. Right of the entrance is a memorial to Captain Reid Morrison and the Mooresville Mills World War II Honor Roll.

  • Landscape

    The Memorial Center is surrounded by well-maintained lawn, trees and seasonal greenery.

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