The Most Combat Decorated World War II Soldier

The Most Combat Decorated World War II Soldier (HM1GM5)

Location: Niagara Falls, NY 14301 Niagara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 5.65', W 79° 3.407'

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In 1980, Lt. Col. Matt Urban, Aug. 25, 1919 [-] March 4, 1995, the most combat decorated World War II soldier, received the Congressional Medal of Honor, three silver stars, five bronze stars, purple heart with 7 oak leaf clusters, from President Jimmy Carter. After his seventh wound he was honorably discharged.
HM NumberHM1GM5
Placed ByPolish Legion American Veterans
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 7:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 658148 N 4773104
Decimal Degrees43.09416667, -79.05678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 5.65', W 79° 3.407'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 5' 39" N, 79° 3' 24.42" W
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Area Code(s)716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 645 Park Pl, Niagara Falls NY 14301, US
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