Richard Wall

Richard Wall (HM17LF)

Location: Savannah, GA 31415 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 4.555', W 81° 6.036'

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1754 - 1842

Born in County Limerick, Ireland, heserved as a Cadet of Marines underCaptain John Paul Jones on the 'Bonhomme Richard' in 1779. Whilepursuing deserters near Ireland he wascaptured and sent to England's FortonPrison and was released after threeyears. As a Midshipman on the frigate'South Carolina' he was again captured and later exchanged.
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HM NumberHM17LF
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Placed ByStone Placed by DeSoto Hilton Hotel
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 10:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 490505 N 3548854
Decimal Degrees32.07591667, -81.10060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.555', W 81° 6.036'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 33.30" N, 81° 6' 2.16" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 48-50 Louisville Rd, Savannah GA 31415, US
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