Bexley World War II Memorial
In Bexley Ohio there is a memorial to all soldiers who fought in World War II.The Bexley World War II Memorial was erected in July of 1945 by its citizens. To honor all Bexley residents who served in the war.
Backstory and Context
It was funded by two local Bexley groups: The Bexley Lions Club and Bexley American Legion Post 430. It is etched with the names of all Bexley World War II soldiers. it has the following inscription: Bexley will ever remember her men and woman in the Armed Forces of the U.S.A during the Second World War.
It was originally located on Bexley's main street in front of city hall but was moved to Drexel Circle in the early 1950s. Every Memorial day a ceremony is held to honor the fallen. It is attended by Bexley Veterans, city officials, and ordinary citizens. Taps are played and a wreath is laid.