Vietnam War Memorial, Dallas
This simple granite obelisk memorializes Dallas citizens who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. A bronze plaque on the bottom lists their names.
July 4, 1974 / THIS MONUMENT IS GIVEN BY / THE TOWN OF DALLAS AND THE DALLAS JAYCEES AND / IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THE BRAVE YOUNG / MEN OF DALLAS WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES / IN THE VIETNAM CONFLICT. / Jerry L. Addis U.S. Army Jun 24, 1968 / Roy Neal Burris U.S. Marine Corps Feb. 27, 1968 / Ronald Davis U.S. Marine Corps Sept. 7, 1965 / Sherman R. Fields Jr. U.S. Marine Corps May 21, 1968 / Anthony R. Love U.S. Marine Corps Jun. 25, 1968 / Roland W. Manuel U.S. Army Nov. 28, 1967 / Ricky D. Mauney U.S. Army Apr. 14, 1969 / Johnny L. Meeks U.S.Marine Corps Sept. 3, 1968 / Donald B. Paysour U.S. Army Apr. 15, 1968 /
Gaston County Museum of Art and History
July 4, 1974
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The Town of Dallas and the Dallas Jaycees
The memorial marker is located in front of the historic Gaston County Courthouse on North Gaston Street in Dallas, NC. It stands just a few steps away from the Gaston County Confederate Soldiers monument, First Gaston County Courthouse marker and a plaque to William Friday.
The memorial sits on the front lawn, surrounded by trees and bushes.