Honoring Women in the Military, a War Memorial

Honoring Women in the Military, a War Memorial (HM1XKQ)

Location: Moss Point, MS 39563 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 24.897', W 88° 32.307'

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Army Nurse Corps, Est. Jan. 2, 1901
Navy Nurse Corps, Est. May 13, 1908

WAAC/WAC, (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) Army,
Est. May 15, 1942. July 1, 1943 The word auxiliary was
dropped and merged into the WAC (Woman's Army Corps)

WAFS (Women's Auxiliary Flying Service) Est. Sept. 10,1942
WAVES (Women's Auxiliary Volunteer Emergency Service) Navy, Est. July 30, 1942
SPARS, Semper Paratus, Always Ready (US Coast Guard) Est. Nov. 23, 1942
Women Marines, Est. Feb. 13, 1942
WASP (Women's Air Force Service Pilots) Est. Aug. 5, 1943
Combat Deaths
World War I 422
World War II 470
Korea 16
Vietnam 8
Desert Storm 16
Year Placed2012
Placed ByJackson County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 352232 N 3365771
Decimal Degrees30.41495000, -88.53845000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.897', W 88° 32.307'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 53.82" N, 88° 32' 18.42" W
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Area Code(s)662, 228
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5015 Main St, Moss Point MS 39563, US
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