Number 1 Gun

Number 1 Gun (HMOXP)

Location: Webb City, MO 64870 Jasper County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 8.43', W 94° 28.041'

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I Spoke For Your Freedom

— B Battery, 310th Field Artillery Battalion, 79th Infantry Division —

I represent all the 105-Millimeter Howitzers
that between 1941 and 1945 bombarded the
enemy and defended U.S. forces in
North Africa, Italy, France, Germany,
and on the Pacific Islands;
I also commemorate the thousands of
men and women who served in World War II.

As the Number One Gun, I represent the
Officers and Men of "B" Battery,
310th Field Artillery Battalion,
79th Infantry Division.

Captain W. Fred Thomas · Battery Commander
Lt. Justin J. Spence · Battery Executive Officer
Lt. W. Fred Quillin · Forward Observer
Lt. Woodrow W. Wiltse · Forward Observer
Lt. William M. Frick · Forward Observer
Lt. Robert J. Baker · Forward Observer
Staff Sergeant Roy A. Ehinger · Chief of Section

who established me here to remind present
generations, and those to come, that in
those years (1941-1945) I and they
"Spoke For Your Freedom"
Your Number One Gun

A Salute To All Veterans

July 29, 2000
Year Placed2000
Placed ByFreeman Health System
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 1:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 369677 N 4111466
Decimal Degrees37.14050000, -94.46735000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 8.43', W 94° 28.041'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 8' 25.80" N, 94° 28' 2.46" W
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Area Code(s)417
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 415-499 S Ball Ave, Webb City MO 64870, US
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