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Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Private Robert T. Henry Bridge

 
 
Private Robert T. Henry Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 10, 2011
1. Private Robert T. Henry Bridge Marker
Inscription. Named in honor of Private Robert T. Henry, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, posthumously awarded the MEDAL OF HONOR for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action at Luchen, Germany 3 December 1944. Dedicated 29 April 1964 by CYRUS R. VANCE Deputy Secretary of Defense
 
Erected 1964.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 39° 3.349′ N, 96° 46.658′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker is on Henry Drive 0.4 miles south of Stuart Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at the north end of the bridge. There is an identical marker on the south end (approx 39񳙯1.05"N, 9646'35.52"W). Marker is in this post office area: Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. East Riding Hall (approx. half a mile away); "Duty" (approx. half a mile away); M3A1 37 mm Anti-Tank Gun (approx. half a mile away); M3 Personnel Carrier Half-Track (approx. half a mile away); M24 Chaffee Light Tank
Private Robert T. Henry Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 10, 2011
2. Private Robert T. Henry Bridge Marker
Looking south across the bridge. This is the Kansas River.
(approx. half a mile away); M36 Tank Destroyer (approx. 0.6 miles away); M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ogden Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia - Robert T. Henry. (Submitted on June 30, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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