Lt. Darwin K. Kyle Historical

Lt. Darwin K. Kyle Historical (HM1TVJ)

Location: Jenkins, KY 41537 Letcher County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 10.336', W 82° 38.005'

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This Congressional Medal of Honor winner fought in Korean War. Born in Jenkins, June 1918, Second Lt. Kyle in U.S. Army with Co. K, 7th Inf. Regt., 3d Inf. Div. Lt. Kyle rallied his men amid intensive fighting to renew attacks on enemy machine-gun positions. He killed 7 men in 2 assaults, then was slain by enemy fire, February 16, 1951.

Presented by Letcher County Historical and Genealogical Society
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HM NumberHM1TVJ
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series.
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Year Placed1992
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 354988 N 4115231
Decimal Degrees37.17226667, -82.63341667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 10.336', W 82° 38.005'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 10' 20.16" N, 82° 38' 0.3" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Hwy 805, Jenkins KY 41537, US
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