Remember the front of the pamphlet gave a location for the tombstone.
A bit of work with google maps showed the highway between
Bloomingdale and Pooler would be US 80.
So far, so good. Let's try to narrow it down.
The deceased's last name was Horning,
and there is something called
Horning Memorial Cemetery near Bloomingdale.
But that's not on US 80; it's on US 17 between Bloomingdale and I-16.
On 3 June 2010, Joyce Feazell asked me this question:
John, have you by chance ever seen this in your travels around the
Savannah area? I found this in some of the stuff John had in his Korea
Here it is, yellowed and tattered:
John Feazell, who was principal at all three of Pine Grove Elementary,
Hahira Middle School, and Lowndes High School when I was there
(I sometimes thought he was protectively following me around),
had a scrapbook of pictures and other material from his service
in Korea as a Sergeant in the Army.
He had showed me this item some years ago.
It's a propaganda flyer, one of many dropped by the North Koreans
on Allied troops.
A FATHER'S MEMORIAL TO SON KILLED IN KOREA
A Savannnah, Ga., father has ordered this big boulder-type memorial to his
19-year-old son who was killed in action in the fighting in Korea. It will
be placed on the edge of the highway between Blomingdale and Pooler,
THE POLITICIANS ELECTED IN 1952 ARE JUST AS READY TO SEE YOU KILLED AS THOSE ELECTED IN 1948. THIS WAR IS SENSELESS! GET TOGETHER TO STOP IT!