623rd Field Artillery Battalion

623rd Field Artillery Battalion (HM1NK0)

Location: Glasgow, KY 42141 Barren County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 59.733', W 85° 54.756'

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Photo Credits: [1] RICH EVERETT  
Reorganized from the 106th A.A. Automatic Weapons Bn. and redesignated as the 623rd F.A. Battalion. Federally recognized January 29, 1947 with headquarters at Glasgow. Re-entered Federal service January 23, 1951 at Glasgow. The only unit of the Kentucky National Guard to actually serve in Korea during the Korean War. Arriving there in December, 1951 and taking part in the following campaigns:

Second Korean Winter · Korea Summer-Fall 1952 · Third Korean Winter · Korea Summer 1953

Awarded the Navy Unit Commendation and the Korean Presidential Unit Citation

(Names of Soldiers)
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I saw this marker for the first time and I have lived in this town for 10 years. I was looking for the marker next to it, and then I saw this one and noticed what is was from. I realized that my Dad's name is on that marker. So, I took a picture and added that here.

Apr 19, 2017 at 1:08pm PDT by rideev

HM NumberHM1NK0
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 596759 N 4094931
Decimal Degrees36.99555000, -85.91260000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.733', W 85° 54.756'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 43.98" N, 85° 54' 45.36" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 KY-90, Glasgow KY 42141, US
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