Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial

Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial (HM8RX)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 4.213', W 81° 5.711'

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Inscription
( North face )
[ Left Plaque ]
Erected 1947
By
The Savannah Detachment
Marine Corps League

Commandant - E.S. Dufour, Jr.
Vice Commandants -
Sol H. Passink and H.B. Acker
Adjutant - F.W. Hughes
Judge Advocate - L.C. Johnston
Chaplin - L. J. McEwen
Sargent-At-Arms - D.F. Knight

Chairman Of Monument Committee
William C. Harris

{ Marine Corps Emblem Globe and Anchor }
Semper Fidelis

[ Right Plaque ]
Dedicated
November 11, 1947

By
General A.A. Vandergrigt
Commandant
United States Marine Corps
( West face )

In memory
Of the United States Marines From
Chatham County, Georgia, Who Made
The Supreme Sacrifice In
The Viet Nam Conflict
Bird, George Allison, III, Cpl.
Brant, Richard F., Jr.,Pfc.
Brigham, Albert, L. Cpl.
Carpenter, Charles Edward, L.Cpl.
Chisholm, James, Pfc.
Cokley, Troy Wesley, Pfc.
Daniels, James Dennis, Pfc.
Frazier, Ulysses Van, Pfc.
Gallagher, John Henry, Major
Hagan, J. Robert, Major
Jones, Daniel Cleveland, L.Cpl
Long, Douglas Leonard, Jr., Pfc.
Martin, Henry Olin, III, Pfc.
Owens, Bennett Howell, Jr., Sgt.
Roberts, Ben, Pfc.
Robinson, John Calvin, II, L.Cpl.
Sims, James Larry, Pfc.
Wells, James Randall, L. Cpl.
West, Eugene Edward, Pfc.
White, Nathan Monroe, G.Sgt.
Youmans, James Nelson, Pfc.

( South Left Plaque )

In Memory
Of The United States Marines From
Chatham County, Georgia, Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice In World War II
Achord, William M Sr., Pvt.
Agee, William L., Gunner
Clark, Wiley E., S.Sgt.
Colley, Joseph E.F.M. 1c.
Craig, Joseph, III, 1st Lt.
Dukes, George Healy, PL, Sgt.
Garder, Jack L., Pfc.
Hiott, Gentry W., Gy.Sgt.
Higgs, Charles W., Jr., Pl.Sgt.
Hodges, George Pottle, Pfc.
Jones, Robert F. Jr., 1st. Lt.
Kirby, John M., Sgt.
Kirschbaum Marvin E., Jr., Pvt.
Lloyd, Paul E., Pvt
Mays, Albert T.,Pfc.
Robberson, Ray J., W.O.
Robinson, James D., Pfc.
Rupert, Robert A., Sgt.
Smith, Henry Rudolph, Pfc.
Smith, Walter Carl, Pfc.
Starr, Lewis Oliver, Cpl.
Starks, Robert James, Cpl.
Townsend, Ellery J., Cpl
Westberry, Raymond T., Pfc.

( South Center )

{ Marine Corps Emblem Globe and Anchor }
Semper Fidelis

(Center Bottom )

GySgt. John L. Pearson
Beirut, Lebanon
Oct. 23, 1983

( South Right Plaque )

First To Fight
Wake Island ?? ? · ?????The Marshalls
Pearl Harbor ??? · ????Saipan-Tinian
Bataan ????????? · ?????????Guam
Tulagi ????????? · ??????????Peleliu
Gualalcanal ??? · ???????Iwo Jima
Midway ???????? · ?????????Philippines
Makin ???????????· ?????????Okinawa
Bougainville ??? · ?????Europe
Tarawa ????????? · ?????????Africa
Cape Gloucester?      ·       Asia
On Land, On Sea, And In The Air

( East Plaque )

In Memory
Of The United States Marines From
Chatham County, Georgia, Who Made
The Supreme Sacrifice In
The Korean Conflict
Farie, Andrew L. III, Pfc.
Fulton, William, Jr., Cpl.
Higgs, Carl, Pfc.
Horning, James W., Jr., Pfc.
Hughs, Harold D., S.Sgt.
Hutchins, Fletcher M., Pfc.
Mayfield, James H., Pfc.
Powell, Marion J., Cpl.
Powers, Matthew G., Jr., Pfc.
Sanders, Harry W., Cpl.
Woods, Harold E., Cpl.
Details
HM NumberHM8RX
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:42am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491016 N 3548222
Decimal Degrees32.07021667, -81.09518333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.213', W 81° 5.711'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 12.78" N, 81° 5' 42.66" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 E Gaston St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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