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Cox Landing Park

 
 
Cox Landing Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
1. Cox Landing Park Marker
Inscription.
In memory of Albany native

Private Henry Cleve Cox, Jr.,

2nd Infantry Division – Medical Corps,
killed in action, August 25, 1944,
during the Battle for
Brest, France.

Prior to his death, he was recognized for
risking his life to save others during
intense combat and was awarded the
Purple Heart after being wounded in action at
Hill 192, St. Lo, France.

 
Erected 2009 by Cleve Cox along with the Seventh Generation of the descendants of Cary Cox and Mary Horne, and the Albany Parks and Recreation Department.
 
Location. 31° 36.583′ N, 84° 8.979′ W. Marker is in Albany, Georgia, in Dougherty County. Marker is on Lakeshore Drive 0.1 miles south of Philema Road (Georgia Route 91), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. The marker stands by a boat launching ramp at Lake Chehaw. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2582 Lakeshore Drive, Albany GA 31701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dougherty County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Colonel Nelson Tift (approx. 2.2 miles away); Albany’s First Brick House
Cox Landing Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
2. Cox Landing Park Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); The Bridge House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Palymra (approx. 3.3 miles away); Lee County (approx. 8.6 miles away); Noted Indian Settlement (approx. 11.1 miles away); Battle of the Blankets (approx. 17.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Albany.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Cox Landing Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
3. Cox Landing Park Marker
Lake Chehaw is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 685 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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