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Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr.

 
 
Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
1. Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. Marker
Inscription.
In Memory Of
Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr.
United States Marine Corps Reserve
October 29, 1929 October 26, 1952
Killed in action in Korea and awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by the President of the United States for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty.
"By his indomitable fighting spirit, superb leadership and great personal valor in the face of tremendous odds, Second Lieutenant Skinner served to inspire his fellow Marines in their heroic stand against the enemy and upheld the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country."
Erected by the Citizens of New Britain, Connecticut, in grateful remembrance of all those who gave their lives in Korea.
 
Erected by the Citizens of New Britain.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 41° 39.391′ N, 72° 47.895′ W. Marker is in New Britain, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Corbin Avenue (Connecticut Route 372) and Monroe Street, on the right when traveling south on Corbin Avenue. Click for map
Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
2. Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. Marker
. Located in Skinner Park. Marker is in this post office area: New Britain CT 06052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick "Doc" Mirliani (approx. 0.6 miles away); City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charles K. Hamilton (approx. 0.6 miles away); Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ye Old State House Step (approx. 0.7 miles away); 100 Birthday of Freedom Tree (approx. 0.7 miles away); Salute To Women (approx. mile away); New Britain World War I Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Britain.
 
Also see . . .  Sherrod E. Skinner, Jr.on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 30, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
Small Plaque on Flagpole Base image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
3. Small Plaque on Flagpole Base
In Memory Of
Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr.
U.S. Marine Corps
Congressional Medal
Of Honor Recipient
During Korean Conflict
Oct. 29, 1929 - Oct. 26, 1952
Presented by
The Keemosahbee Council
Boy Scouts of America
New Britain, Conn.
Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. Marker in Skinner Park image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
4. Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. Marker in Skinner Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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