Audie Murphy Monument

Audie Murphy Monument (HM13KA)

Location: Catawba, VA 24070 Stafford County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 21.871', W 80° 13.544'

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Audie Murphy Crash Site

Audie Leon Murphy
June 20, 1924
May 28, 1971

Born in Kingston, Texas, died near this site in an airplane crash. America's most decorated veteran of World War II. He served in the European Theatre-15th Infantry Regiment-3rd Infantry Division and earned 24 decorations, including the Medal of Honor, Legion of Merit, Dinstinguished Service Cross and three Purple Hearts.

He is survived by his wife Pamela, and two sons, Terry Michael and James Shannon.
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HM NumberHM13KA
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Year Placed1974
Placed ByThe Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 5311 Christiansburg, Virginia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 4:42am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 568561 N 4135591
Decimal Degrees37.36451667, -80.22573333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 21.871', W 80° 13.544'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 21' 52.26" N, 80° 13' 32.64" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401 Appalachian Trail, Catawba VA 24070, US
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