Barberton in Summit County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Staﬀ Sergeant Howard E. Woodford
June 21 1921 - June 7, 1945
—In Memory —
33rd Division, Army of the United States
Posthumously Awarded the
Congressional Medal of Honor
By his daring, skillful, and inspiring leadership, as well as by his gallant determination to search out and kill the enemy, S/SGT Woodford led an inexperienced Filipino guerrilla unit in capturing and securing a vital objective, and was responsible for the successful continuance of a vitally important general advance.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 41° 0.914′ N, 81° 36.728′ W. Marker is in Barberton, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street NW and Paige Avenue, on the right when traveling north on 6th Street NW. Click for map. Memorial is at the Barberton Military Honor Roll, along the west shore of Lake Anna. Marker is in this post office area: Barberton OH 44203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barberton Military Honor Roll (a few steps from this marker); The Freedom Tree (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Freedom Tree (a few steps The Freedom Tree (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Freedom Tree (a few steps from this marker); Glenn "Jeep" Davis (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ohio Columbus Barber (approx. 0.2 miles away); PPG Industries in Barbeton (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Barberton.
Also see . . .
1. Woodford Medal of Honor Citation. (Submitted on October 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Photo of Howard Woodford. (Submitted on October 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
1. Medal of Honor
Marker incorrectly refers to the Congressional Medal of Honor. The correct title is Medal of Honor. The Congressional Medal of Honor is awarded to civilians.
— Submitted December 1, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.