Transylvania County Veterans Memorial, Pisgah Forest
The veteran memorial at Pisgah Gardens Cemetery consists of a central stone with two wing stones on a single base. Incised on each side of the central stone is the same depiction of two men in World War II style uniforms. One, still wearing a helmet with his rifle slung over his shoulder, is carrying a wounded comrade. Shells burst around them on what appears to be an island setting. Above the inscription on each side of the wing stones are a military coat of arms. The left stone has that of the Navy and Marine Corp and the right wing shows the Army and Air Force. The Coast Guard is not represented. The memorial is flanked by two flag poles; one flying the U.S flag and the other a POW/MIA flag.
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Front, center: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN / THAT THIS, THAT A MAN LAY / DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. / ST. JOHN 15:13
Front, left: WORLD WAR I / IN LOVING MEMORY / OF OUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / ALL GAVE SOME Front, right: WORLD WAR II / DEDICATED TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND TO THE MEN AND / WOMEN OF ALL WARS / SOME GAVE ALL
Rear, center: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN / THAT THIS, THAT A MAN LAY / DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. / ST. JOHN 15:13
Rear, left: KOREA / IN MEMORY AND HONOR OF ALL / MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE MADE / THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / ALL GAVE SOME
Rear, right: VIETNAM / DEDICATED TO ALL MEN AND WOMEN / IN THE VALHALLA WHICH ALL / HEROS ASCEND / SOME GAVE ALL
Pisgah Gardens Cemetery
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The memorial stands on the far right side of the cemetery, located at 1017 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
A wooded area serves as a natural backdrop for the memorial.