Cpl. Clair Goodblood Memorial

Cpl. Clair Goodblood Memorial (HM16FO)

Location: Burnham, ME 04922 Waldo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 41.58', W 69° 25.602'

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Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient

(Black Granite) Medal of Honor-Cpl Clair Goodblood, born September 18, 1929-Killed in Action April 25, 1951 —(Gray Granite) Korean War Hero-Cpl Goodblood was a member of Company D, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. While serving as a machine gunner defending Company B's perimeter, he voluntarily remained to cover the unit's withdrawal. When a grenade fell nearby, he fell upon his assistant to protect him. Both men were wounded. He had his assistant evacuated and remained to defend the position. When his body was recovered, there were 100 enemy nearby. For his leadership and valor, Corporal Goodblood was awarded the Medal of Honor.
HM NumberHM16FO
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 12:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 466190 N 4948936
Decimal Degrees44.69300000, -69.42670000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 41.58', W 69° 25.602'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 41' 34.80" N, 69° 25' 36.12" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 37 N Main St, Burnham ME 04922, US
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