Faison Memorial Wall

Dedicated to the Memory of those from the Faison Area who died in America’s Wars

Avent, John ThomasWWIIArmy1944-08-10KIA in France. Before entering the Army, Tom Avent ran a service station and garage in Faison. Father of Tommy and Kenneth Avent, Faison, NC. Buried in Faison Cemetery -
Barwick, William ArthurWWIIArmy1945-06-18KIA
Boykin, Freeman EarlKoreaArmy1952-05-14MIA/KIA
Burch, David CarrollVietnamArmy1968-09-03KIA when his helicopter was shot down near Saigon. Son of Georgiana Hines Burch and grandson of Inez Oates Hines and Herbert Hines. b. 05-14-1944... Army Cpt., Pilot, Huey (UH-1) Helicopter. Crash, Long An Province (about 10 miles south of Saigon). Awarded the Silver Star, posthumously. David Burch was a graduate of N.C. State University in 1966.
Edgerton, Clifton FerrisWWIIArmy1944-09-19KIA in Belgium. Buried in American Cemetery & Memorial, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Plot E; Row 15, Grave ___ Son of Mrs. Eva Edgerton.
Faison, FrankCWCSA ArmyKIA during second battle at Cold Harbor, Virginia. Colonel
Gore, Paul EdwinVietnamNavy1969-10-02KIA Panel 17W, Line 27
Hargrove, Joseph NelsonVietnamMarine Corps1975-05-15KIA in the Last Battle of the Vietnam War, two weeks after the fall of Saigon. Known as the "Mayaguez Incident". Panel 01W, Line 130. Lance Corporal, E CO, 2ND BN, 9TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, United States Marine Corps, 15 May 1951 - 21 July 1976...
The Hargrove family of Beautancus lost two sons in Vietnam, Joseph and Lane...
Hargrove, Lane KornegayVietnamArmy1968-04-21KIA Panel 51E, Row 20
The Hargrove family of Beautancus lost two sons in Vietnam, Joseph and Lane.
Hicks, John MCWCSA Army1868-04-26KIA. Buried in Faison Cemetery KIA - Son of Dr. J.H. & E.M. Hicks
Hollingsworth, JohnWWIIArmy1945-02-20KIA in Italy. Buried in Faison Cemetery - CPL 87 Mountain INF Mar 22 1920 - Feb 20 1945
Jordan, Richard FranklinWWIIArmy1944-07-14KIA PVT
Martin, Frank R.KoreaArmyMIA/KIA
Martin, William BryantCWCSA Army1862-10-16KIA Brother-in-law of Jethro William Oates, Rt. 1, Faison....Born in Wayne County, N.C.. Private, CSA. Enlisted at age 22, June 17, 1861. He was wounded at South Mountain, Maryland, September 14, 1862, and died from wounds on October 16, 1862.
Power, George PatrickVietnamMarine Corps1968-06KIA Panel 56W, Row 7
Buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Mt. Olive, NC. The son of Louise M. Hill of Mt. Olive, NC.
Shine, John FaisonCWCSA ArmyKIA
Uptegrove, John WilliamWWIArmyKIA PVT
Weeks, WoodrowWWIIArmy1944-07-25KIA in France. Buried in Faison Cemetery - PFC 117 INF 30 DIV, b. Nov 5 1916. b. 11/05/1916. d. 7/25/1944 in France. Buried at U.S. Military Cemetery in St. Lo, France. In 1947, the Weeks family requested that his body be returned home. He was buried in Faison in 1948. Woodrow Weeks was a farmer.