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Macoupin County, Illinois
Monuments & Memorials
© 1997 - 2009

 

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MODESTO
MOUNT OLIVE
NILWOOD

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MODESTO
 
Veterans' Memorial
located in the northwest corner of the city park

 
Veterans' Memorial
 
M E M O R I A L
DEDICATED BY
A GRATEFUL
COMMUNITY
TO HONOR THOSE VALIANT
MEN AND WOMEN
WHO GAVE THEMSELVES
IN SERVICE AND SACRIFICE
FOR GOD AND COUNTRY

IN MEMORY
WORLD WAR I
LEWIS F. DOHRS
 
WORLD WAR II
RICHARD R. ALDERSON
CARL W. FEELY
WILLIAM W. FLETCHER
JOHN D. HARVEY
RUSSELL I. TURNER
KOREA
RICHARD LOVELESS

 
This photograph contributed by Robert Fletcher. all rights reserved,
and is used by permission of the photographer : Robert Fletcher

Additional information furnished by Robert Fletcher
In the World War II listing :
William W. Fletcher

This is :
William Wendell Fletcher
Staff Sgt. - 319 AAF FTR Control Squadron
 
SSG Fletcher's death occured in Guadalcanal
during World War II.
 
William Wendell Fletcher was laid to rest at :
Oak Hill Cemetery
Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois

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MOUNT OLIVE
 
Located in Union Miners Cemetery
Monument for the miners killed in the Virden Massacre [ United Mine Workers of America ]
 
Erected By Sub Districts 5 & 6 To The Memory Of
Miners Killed At The Virden Massacre
Oct. 12, 1898
Mother Jones Monument
Mother Jones Monument

 
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NILWOOD
 
      East 4 Miles to New Hope Methodist Church and South 2½ Miles to
 
Sulphur Springs Cemetery
 
W W I Soldier

W W I Soldier tombstone

inscribed on base
LAURA BURTON
APR. 18, 1895 - - - OCT. 24, 1918
inscribed on top of stump
PVT. Co. K
127 INF. 32 DIV
DIED FROM WOUNDS
RECEIVED IN ACTION
IN ARGONNE
FOREST BATTLE,
FRANCE
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