Lt. Charles Moran - USAF

Lt. Charles Moran - USAF (HMRSE)

Location: Horse Cave, KY 42749 Hart County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 10.783', W 85° 54.433'

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Shot down a lead plane of first invading flight of the Korean War, June 27, 1950. Four of enemy's nine fighter planes destroyed. Lt. Moran was killed in action 40 days later, Aug. 7, 1950. Member of the 58th Fighter (AW) Squadron. Born in Horse Cave 1924. Grandson of "Uncle Charlie" Moran, Centre's famous football coach. Lt. Moran is buried in Horse Cave Cemetery.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1207
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 11:19pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 597003 N 4115368
Decimal Degrees37.17971667, -85.90721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 10.783', W 85° 54.433'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 10' 46.98" N, 85° 54' 25.98" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-109 N Dixie St, Horse Cave KY 42749, US
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