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Wicomico War Veterans' Memorial

Wicomico County War Memorial

The Wicomico Youth & Civic Center is itself a living War Memorial, with each of its rooms named after historically important military conflicts: Normandy, Midway, DaNang and Flanders. Outside the venue, stands the Wicomico War Veterans' Memorial, erected in 2003 to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving for the United States Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard, Marines and Merchant Marines.

The memorial flies flags from each service branch along with a United States, Maryland, Wicomico County and POW-MIA flag. The flags fly proudly over a brick wall displaying bronze plagues with the names of Wicomico County's fallen veterans from World War I to today.

Over 180 names are engraved on the outdoor memorial's bronze plaques. These fallen war heroes are listed in alphabetical order by the war in which they served.  To further preserve the memory of those lost, the War Memorial Committee actively seeks background information of each individual. Those who can share stories or offer photos, are asked to call Ed Hearthway at 410-334-6932.

To complement the outdoor War Memorial, a Veteran's Tree of Honor was added to the WY&CC lobby in 2005. Family and friends of both living and deceased veterans are invited to honor their loved ones with a visible reminder of their service – an engraved, gold leaf. Leaves can be purchased for $100 by contacting Tammy Taylor at 410.548.4900 ext. 115 or you can download a form.

The outside Wicomico War Memorial and Veteran's Tree of Honor are the result of an active War Memorial Committee. The mission of the committee is to honor the armed forces from Wicomico County who lost their lives while serving the United States during war. The Wicomico War Memorial will be maintained into perpetuity to mark the sacrifice of these heroes and the high price of the freedom we share.

Wicomico County War Memorial Committee

  • Anthony Sarbanes
  • Jeanne Cohee
  • Ed Tattersall
  • Frank Antinori
  • Don Fitzgerald
  • Russell Franklin
  • George Vickers
  • Leo Cherry
  • Ralph Cordrey
  • Jack Lewis
  • Steve Carey
  • Ed Hearthway


World War I Heroes 

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  • Pvt. Samuel H. Bailey
  • Pvt. Johnnie W. Baker
  • Pvt. Herman Ballard
  • Pvt. 1c Olin H. Carey
  • Pvt. John W. Church
  • Pvt. 1c Lloyd R. Coulbourn
  • Pvt. Clarence S. Davis
  • Pvt. 1c George B. Davis
  • Pvt. Franklin A. Dick
  • Pvt. William W. Disharoon
  • Pvt. John R. Dykes
  • Pvt. Perry B. Farmer
  • Pvt. Samuel Grissom
  • Pvt. James C. Hambury
  • Pvt. 1c Herman F. Handy
  • Pvt. John W. H. Hayman
  • Pvt. George R. Hill
  • Corp. Clarence H. Hosier
  • Pvt. Paul C. Howard
  • Pvt. William J. Huston
  • Pvt. John E. Layfield
  • Clp. George S. Malone
  • Clp. Theodore McClymont
  • Pvt. Kenny J. Moore
  • Pvt. Joshua W. Parker
  • Corp. Edward M. Porter
  • Pvt. Richard A. Powell
  • Pvt. 1c Frederick D. Pusey
  • Pvt. 1c Glenn Rayne
  • Sea. Herbert H. Renshaw
  • Capt. Charles H. Riggin
  • Pvt. Walton Smith
  • Pvt. Raymond H. Smullen
  • Pvt. 1c William P. Taylor
  • Pvt. Archie W. Truitt
  • Pvt. Arthur E. Walker
  • Pvt. Harry L. White
  • Pvt. Ralph E. Windsor
  • Pvt. Wallace S. Winfree

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World War II Heroes

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  • Pvt. Grover A. Abrams
  • Pfc. Ralph E. Adams
  • Pfc. Phillip G. Adkins
  • S1c. Milton G. Austin
  • Pfc. James T. Bailey
  • T/Sgt. Brenton W. Baker
  • S/Sgt. Woodrow J. Beasley
  • Pvt. James R. Belote
  • Pvt. Glen L. Bennett
  • Bm1c. Richard J. Bertin
  • AMM1c. Edward F. Booth Jr.
  • Pfc. George E. Bozman
  • 2nd Lt. Francis L. Brown Jr.
  • Pvt. James E. Campbell
  • Cpl. Gay Canfield
  • Sgt. Harry E. Christner
  • Lt. J.G. Howard F. Clark
  • Pfc. William W. Collins
  • T/Sgt. Arthur P. Crisp
  • S/Sgt. John G. Cropper
  • AOM2c. Wayne E. Cummings
  • Pfc. Robert Day
  • RdM3c. Lloyd F. Dennis Jr.
  • Pfc. Olen H. Dennis
  • WOJG. Floyd W. Deshields
  • Cpl. Harry E. Dolbey Jr.
  • Pvt. Clarence M. Doyle
  • Pfc. Earl Dryden
  • Pfc. Harold E. Dutton
  • S/Sgt. Ernest L. Esham
  • T/5. Elwood F. Evans
  • Cpl. Elton W. Farlow
  • Sgt. Hugh P. Freeman
  • LtCol. Samuel W. Freeny
  • Pfc. Rolland E. Galusha
  • 2nd Lt. Vernon L. German
  • Pfc. Wilbur H. Goslee
  • Cpl. Taylor W. Graham
  • Pvt. Henry J. Gully Jr.
  • Cpl. William S. Hartman
  • Pfc. Howard E. Hastings
  • EM1c. Richard B. Hitch
  • SM3c. William D. Hopkins
  • S1c. Lewis J. Howard Jr.
  • Pfc. Charles L. Jackson Jr.
  • Pfc. Edward L. Johnson
  • Sgt. George Kerekesh
  • M/Sgt. Curtis P. King
  • Pvt. Scott J. Lankford
  • Pfc. Alton J. Latchum
  • Pfc. William H. Layfield
  • S1c. Calvert A. Lecates
  • Pfc. George H. Lewis
  • Pfc. George H. Long
  • Pfc. Johnnie C. Long
  • S/Sgt. Howard J. Malone
  • 1st Lt. Robert R. Malone
  • Master William M. Martino
  • Pvt. Edmund L. Massey
  • ARM2c. Ralph C. McCain
  • Messman William C. Messick
  • Pfc. Oland G. Mills
  • Pvt. Thomas W. Mitchell Jr.
  • PhM3c. Marion Moore
  • Pfc. Norman W. Morris
  • Pfc. Stanley W. Morris
  • Pfc. Carlton L. Mumford
  • S/Sgt. William C.Mumford Jr.
  • Pvt. Harry Neill
  • Pvt. Phillip J. Neptin
  • Ens. Walter P. Nock Jr.
  • StM2c Julius Nutter
  • Pfc. Thurman F. Parker
  • Cpl. William V. Parker
  • ARM1c. Willis A. Parker
  • Pfc. Andrew B. Perdue
  • Pvt. Harold D. Perry
  • AOM2c. Samuel H. Poulson
  • QM3c. James R. Powell
  • Pvt. Otho T. Powell
  • Pfc. Albert G. Price
  • 2nd Lt. John T. Price
  • Pfc. William E. Rapp
  • T/Sgt. Robert E. Rencher
  • Pfc. Herbert L. Ruark Jr.
  • Sgt. Ralph L. Ruark
  • 2nd Lt. Elmer G. Schantz
  • S/Sgt. Clifford H. Smith
  • Pfc. Edwin F. Smith
  • Pfc. Albert G. Smullen
  • 1st Lt. David L. Somervell
  • S/Sgt. Harley A. Spear Jr.
  • Pfc. Donald G. Taylor
  • Pvt. Herbert Taylor
  • Pfc. John H. Taylor
  • Pvt. James E. Thomas
  • Pfc. Paul E. Tingle
  • S1c George W. Townsend Jr.
  • Pvt. Edward F. Truitt
  • Sgt. James R. Truitt
  • Pvt. Alden L. Tyrrell
  • Sgt. Bertram L. Ware
  • 2nd Lt. Lacy R. Westfall
  • Pfc. Wallace R. White
  • Pvt. Alvin K. Wilkins
  • Pvt. Benton M. Wilkins
  • Pfc. Louis W. Williams
  • S2c. Charles L. Young
  • Capt. Charles M. Zulick

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Korean War Heroes

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  • Pvt. William Anderson
  • Pvt. Richard L. Bacon
  • Pfc. Nehemiah E. Butler
  • Pfc. Allen D. Dashiell
  • Lt. (JG) Joseph H. Gollner
  • Sgt. Rodney E. Johnson
  • MSgt. John F. Parker
  • Pfc. Edward F. Richards
  • Pfc. Phillip C. Skiles
  • Pfc. Freemon C. Waller

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Vietnam War Heroes

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  • SP4. Barrie V. Barnes
  • Pfc. Gary L. Bounds
  • Maj. Richard W. Cooper Jr.
  • Pvt. Elmer N. Davis
  • SP4. William J. Daubert
  • S/Sgt. Cecil V. Evans
  • Pfc. Aaron M. Hopkins
  • Pvt. Marion B. Hughes Jr.
  • Cpl. Frederick R. Killmon
  • Col. Ernest A. Olds
  • A1c. Norman W. McRobie
  • Pfc. William T. Parker III
  • S/Sgt. Charles W. Parsons
  • Cpl. Norman J. Pearson
  • S/Sgt. George T. Powell
  • WO. Millard E. Price Jr.
  • SP4. Carl Ratcliffe Jr.
  • S/Sgt. George L. Robertson
  • Pfc. David S. Seldon
  • LCpl. Don L. Shockley
  • Pfc. Jack H. Smith
  • Cpl. Harvey R. Watson
  • Sgt. Neopolis Wigfall
  • SP4. John D. Willingham

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Enduring Freedom War Heroes

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  • S/Sgt. Walter F. Cohee III
  • SGM Wardell Turner

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Iraqi Freedom War Heroes

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  • Cpl Eric Caldwell
  • Pfc. Robert A. Guy
  • Sgt. Thomas L. Latham
  • S/Sgt. Michael McMullen
  • Cpl Sean Michael Mitchell

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Memory Tree

  • Abbott, Keith K.
  • Abercrombie, Daniel W.
  • Adams, Howard
  • Addis, Leonard J
  • All Veterans by Carey
  • All Who Served by DP&L
  • Antinori, Frank
  • Arbogast, Charles P.
  • Austin, Milton G.
  • Baker, Manford
  • Barger, James
  • Barnes, Rome
  • Beahm, Harvey
  • Beauchamp, Lee T.
  • Beauchamp, Norris C.
  • Blades, Thomas
  • Bowden, Thomas W.
  • Boyce, Arthur
  • Bozman, George E.
  • Brittingham, Jack M.
  • Brohawn, Howard N.
  • Browhan, Howard N.
  • Brown, Herman
  • Brown, Wilmer
  • Bryant, Charles D.
  • Bubas, Alexander J.
  • Budd, James "Kinsey"
  • Bunney, Robert H.
  • Butler, Charles
  • Byrd, William J.
  • Caldwell, Eric
  • Caldwell, Eric Thomas
  • Campbell, George O.
  • Campbell, George W.
  • Campbell, James E.
  • Carew, Milton
  • Clark, Charles H. Sr.
  • Clement, Eugene R.
  • Coffman, William
  • Cohee, Walter F. Jr.
  • Cohee, Walter F. Sr.
  • Cohee, Walter F. "Trae"
  • Collins, Nathan
  • Cooper, Freddie
  • Crowson, James A.
  • Darby, Marvin Cooper
  • Dashiell, Charles R.
  • Davis, Edgar V.
  • Davis, Edgar W.
  • Dennis, Charles H.
  • Deutsch, Timothy N.
  • Dix, William Stokely
  • Donaway, Guy
  • Donaway, Otis
  • Dorr, Francis X.
  • Dotson, William W.
  • Downes, Vernon
  • Dudderar, Raymond
  • Dunn, Oscar S.
  • Dunt, Robert S.
  • DuPont, Ronald C.
  • Elliott, Robert M.
  • Elliott, Rufus
  • Ellis, Howard
  • Ellison, Thomas
  • Ennis, Joseph J.
  • Era, James L.
  • Esham, Larry W.
  • Evans, George H.
  • Evans, William C.
  • Field, James C.
  • Fisher, Walter W.
  • Fitzgerald, Donald
  • Fleet Reserve
  • Fleur, Charles L.
  • Freeman, George R.
  • Frey, Henry
  • Gale, Crawford "Billy"
  • Garrison, Roy L. (Jr.)
  • Geary, Herb (III)
  • Geary, Herb (Jr.)
  • Gibbons, Ernest J. , Jr.
  • Gray, Harold E.
  • Grier, David A.
  • Guthrie, George E. (Jr.)
  • Guy, Robert A.
  • Hall, Charles Edward
  • Hall, Paul
  • Hall, Phillip
  • Hambury, Robert A.
  • Hamilton, David C.
  • Hammond, Arlie J.
  • Hancock, Bruce A.
  • Hayman, H. Graham
  • Hazel, David
  • Hazel, Jack
  • Hazel, Joe
  • Hazel, Richard
  • Hazel, Robert
  • Hearn, John W.
  • Hearthway, Lester Vincent
  • Hearthway, W. Edward
  • Hennesey, Kenneth
  • Holt, Frank R
  • Hooper, Charles Edward
  • Hooper, Ralph Patrick
  • Hooper, Walter Scott
  • Hooper, William A. (Jr.)
  • Hughes, Charles (Jr.)
  • Humphreys, Leonard
  • Hurlock Post 243
  • Huston, G. Luther
  • Ilczuk, Alex
  • Jackson, Lawrence
  • Jefferson, Alvin T. Jr.
  • Johanson, Earl W.
  • Jones, Arthur "Deacon"
  • Jones, Leroy C. "Buck"
  • Jones, Robert R.
  • Kayser, Gary
  • Kelly, Alvin L.
  • Kelly, Robert H.
  • Kempke, Norman D.
  • Langrall, H. Orland (Jr.)
  • Latham, Tommy Lee
  • Layfield, J. Carroll
  • Layton, Joseph Haddaway
  • Layton, Robert
  • Lemon, Donald M.
  • Lemore, Aurtis C. "Wink"
  • Lewis, Gary
  • Lewis, Jack P.
  • Lewis, Jason T.
  • Lewis, Lloyd W.
  • Lipsett, Wayne E.
  • Loera, Emilio
  • Mackes, Scott
  • MacPherson, Edward L.
  • Maddox, Robert
  • Maddox, William
  • Maloney, John F. (III)
  • McAllum, William D.
  • McCallister, Robert
  • McCune, B. & Taylor, C.
  • McGrath, Thomas
  • McKee, Frances
  • Mears, Ronald
  • Messick, Eugene
  • Messick, Samuel S. (Jr.)
  • Miller, Alfred N.
  • Mitchell, Harry
  • Mitchell, Sean M.
  • Moon, Thomas
  • Moore, William
  • Morris, Charles J.
  • Morris, Charles J., (Sr.)
  • Morris, Ronald W.
  • Morris, Wayne K.
  • Moskowitz, Jerry
  • Moultrie, Fred
  • Mulvey, Michael P.
  • Mumford, Walter
  • Murray, Arthur B.
  • Murray, Ralph
  • Newberry, Roy Fred
  • Nibblett, Henry S.
  • Nibblett, Orville C.
  • Nibblett, Orville F.
  • Nichols, Edward
  • Nohe, Charles
  • Obenschain, Philip
  • Olson, Stephen J. (Jr.)
  • O'Neill, George F.
  • Outen, Randolph G.
  • Parsons, Clarence
  • Parsons, Richard
  • Pascarella, Edward A
  • Payne, Glen A.
  • Pearson, Jimmy
  • Phillips, Bryan
  • Phillips, Charles "Fendly"
  • Phillips, E. Carlyle
  • Pollitt, Carl W.
  • Pollitt, J. Robert
  • Porter, Alan "Tex"
  • Porter, J. K.
  • Powell, Grant
  • Powell, Grant E. Sr.
  • Powell, Ray E. Jr.
  • Purnell, Howard
  • Rapp, Kenneth
  • Recker, John F.
  • Richardson, Vaughn E
  • Riley, Hugh Jackson
  • Ruark, Russell E.
  • Rydzewski, Casme
  • Sarbanes, Spyros P.
  • Sarbanes, Anthony S.
  • Scholl, Daniel M.
  • Schwartz, Charles F.
  • Seidel, Sheldon
  • Sellers, Eddie
  • Sewell, Donald C.
  • Sexton, Thomas
  • Shaver, Edwin Felton
  • Sheller, Garrett
  • Sherman, Ellsworth
  • Shockley, Albert R.
  • Shockley, David G.
  • Shockley, Gorman W.
  • Shockley, Jas. A.
  • Skelton, John
  • Skelton, John
  • Skinner, Robert O.
  • Smith, David W.
  • Smith, Ernest C.
  • Smith, Ralph H. "Buzz"
  • Snee, Martin F.
  • Snee, Thomas
  • Snee, William H.
  • Snezek, James H.
  • Spear, Harley A. (Jr.)
  • Spicer, Don Edward
  • Stein, David Michael
  • Sterling, John
  • Sterling, Tony R. (Jr.)
  • Stevens, Allen
  • Strudwick, Nash
  • Sutliffe, Richard
  • Tattersall, Edward W. (Sr.)
  • Tattersall, James F
  • Taylor, Frances "Boots"
  • Taylor, Gary Alex
  • Taylor, Robert James
  • Timmons, Calvin H.
  • Tobat, Frank
  • Travers, Chester
  • Trice, Edward A.
  • Truitt, Billy Wayne
  • Truitt, Charles (Jr.)
  • Truitt, Gordon
  • Turano, Francis
  • Tyler, George W.
  • Vach, Richard J., Sr.
  • Vandegrift, Roger (II)
  • Vandiver, C. Michael
  • Vickers, Barry W.
  • Vickers, George A.
  • Vickers, John E.
  • Vickers, Robert
  • Walker, Arthur E.
  • Walker, William C.
  • Walsh, John R.
  • Warren, Jesse B. Jr.
  • Waters, Howard
  • Watson, Cecil Edward
  • Weatherly, Gilbert A.
  • Webb, Joseph D.
  • Webster, Robert L.
  • Weitzel, Gordon
  • White, Bradford
  • White, Tyrone Arlanda
  • Whitmore, Charles A.
  • Wicomico Post 64
  • Widgeon, Robert (Sr.)
  • Wilkins, Charles W.
  • Wilkins, Wallace
  • Williams, Philip D.
  • Wilson, Michael L.
  • Windsor, Ralph E.
  • Winfree, Dennis
  • Womack, William
  • Wood, William R.

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