P.F.C. Carpellotti, U.S.M.C. Historical

P.F.C. Carpellotti, U.S.M.C. Historical (HM1Y2V)

Location: Old Forge, PA 18518 Lackawanna County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 22.163', W 75° 44.189'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 70 views
Inscription

History of Carpellotti

This anchor is preserved here as a memorial to Louis Joseph "Eugene" Carpellotti, of the ship Destroyer Escort No. 720 launched at DeFoe, Bay City, Michigan. Sponsor for the occasion was Mrs. Sophie Carpellotti. U.S.M.C. Private Carpellotti, in whose honor the ship was named, was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his heroic action in connection with his death at Tulagi, Solomon Islands, landing on 7 August 1942.
Louis Joseph Carpellotti, born Feb. 13, 1918, in Old Forge, Pa., enlisted in the Marine Corps Sept. 22, 1940. Private First Class Carpellotti was killed in action at Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 August 1942 when he led a detachment to deliver a flanking fire on a Japanese position, enabling the rest of his squad to assault and capture the position.
Details
HM NumberHM1Y2V
Tags
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 438407 N 4580025
Decimal Degrees41.36938333, -75.73648333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 22.163', W 75° 44.189'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 22' 9.78" N, 75° 44' 11.34" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 310 S Main St, Old Forge PA 18518, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. Who or what organization placed the marker?
  10. This marker needs at least one picture.
  11. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  12. Is the marker in the median?