Inscription – “Dedicated to the memory of those who gave their lives defending our country”. VFW Post 4828, VFW Post 5897, American Legion Post 92, All Who Contributed”.
Unveiled May 21, 1919, this soldiers monument was erected in Fairburn (Campbell County), in the middle of West Broad Street, to honor those who had died in World War I. The monument was moved to the Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in 1967.
In 1931, Campbell County was absorbed into Douglas and Fulton Counties. Fairburn became part of Fulton County.
The inscription around the globe at the top of the obelisk reads “ Their All For Democracy and Freedom of the World”
Granite memorial to WW1 soldiers from College Park. Inscriptions: “In Memoriam - The Fallen Heroes of College Park GA - The World War”. “Some Gave Much - Others Gave All”
“Erected by the College Park Womans Club with the Loyal Cooperation of College Park and its Citizens - 1921”
The memorial was designed by noted WW1 era sculptor, Burt W. Johnson (1890-1927). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burt_Johnson
On the reverse of the granite memorial is a listing of names - “Complete Roster of College Park Boys who Served in the World War - 1917 - 1919”. Four names have been added to the base below the bronze tinted listing.
The unveiling occured Feb. 19, 1922. Several hundred people attended. An invocation, prayer, dedication, and benediction were given. “Eight small boys and girls, relatives of the four dead heroes, removed the veil”, the Georgia Military Academy band played, and a former soldier laid a wreath “at the foot of the bronze tablet as a tribute to his fallen comrades.” Atlanta Constitution, Feb. 20, 1922, p. 5.
Source: Priscilla Schwarz, Ph. D., Lecturer in Art History, Oklahoma State University
State World War I Memorial located on The Pete Wheeler Georgia War Veterans Memorial Plaza in the front of the Floyd Veterans Memorial Building (Twin Towers) on the State Capitol Complex. Dedicated April 6, 1998 to the 77,000 Georgians who served; 1,937 Killed In Action; 3,319 Wounded In Action; 67 Ex-POWs; and 54 native Georgians Still Unaccounted For/Listed Missing In Action by the Department of Defense.
Granite obelisk listing those from Glascock County that died in WW1, WW2, and Korea. Three of the five names from the Memorial Database for this county are listed on this monument.
Inscription: “Honoring those of Glascock County who served their country in time of war. These made the supreme sacrifice. Erected by Post 231 American Legion 1952”.
On the grounds of the historic Glynn County Courthouse, this complement of marble markers lists those that died in each war. The original center stone marker is for WW1 and lists the names of fourteen soldiers.
Inscription: “Dedicated to the men of Glynn County who served their country and to those named who gave their lives for the preservation of liberty and freedom. 1917-The World War-1918.”