Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun

Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun (HM17P0)

Location: Lincolnville, KS 66858 Marion County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 28.234', W 97° 2.373'

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1st Cavalry United States Army

April 20, 1916
Born Pilsen, Kansas

June 9, 1940
Ordained

November 2, 1950
Captured by Chinese Communists

May 23, 1951
Died P.O.W. Pyoklong, Korea

"Nurtured by the soil of Kansas
He consecrated the soul of Korea"
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HM NumberHM17P0
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
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Placed ByFather Kapaun K. of C. Council 3423, Catholic Workmen Branch #110, Robert J. Navrat, St. Anne Altar Society, Holy Family C.Y.O. and Parishioners, John C. Reznicek Memorial Fund, and Pilsen-Tampa C.C.D
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 671024 N 4259848
Decimal Degrees38.47056667, -97.03955000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 28.234', W 97° 2.373'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 28' 14.04" N, 97° 2' 22.38" W
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Area Code(s)620, 785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2850 Remington Rd, Lincolnville KS 66858, US
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