County Honor Roll
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"This monument is a memorial to all veterans ofJackson Countyand dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice in the defense ofthese United States of America.Dedicated November 11, 1989World War IWorld War IIKorean ConflictConflict in VietNamChateau-Thierry • Flanders • Phillipines • North Africa • AnzioNormandy • Battle of the BulgeBelleau Wood • Pearl Harbor • Coral SeaGuadacanal • Tarawa • Siegfried Line • Hurtgen ForestIwo JimaMidway
"Erected in memory ofWorld War Veteransof Jackson Co.byThe Brownstown Study ClubApril 6, 1930"
This stop was postponed due to weather during first tour date.
Lt Jesse Burton Crecelius, USAAF, was killed in action 11 November 1943, while flying with 49th Bomb Squadron of 2nd Bomb Group. B-17 #42-29646 was hit by flak near Bolzano, Italy. Ditched in Adriatic Sea with no survivors. Crecelius was the older brother of Major Charles Crecelius, USAF who was killed in mid-air collisiion while aboard Convair B-36 over Perkins, Oklahoma, 27 April 1951. Major Crecelius should be listed here, but the honor is missing.