Hall County War Memorial
Memphis, Texas
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The inscription on the right side of the back of the memorial.

Bricks with the names of all the crewmen lost in the USS Indianapolis CA-35 line the walkway in front of the courthouse. Other inscribed bricks were purchased either by or for military veterans, the funds from the sale of these bricks funded the construction of the memorial.

A close-up of some of the bricks.

Overall view of the Hall County War Memorial.

Cleatus Lebow, survivor of the USS Indianapolis CA-35 and chairman of the local historical commission that was in charge of the construction of the memorial.
All photos © 2010 Michael W. Pocock
and MaritimeQuest all rights reserved

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Page published Nov. 28, 2010