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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Colonel Edwin H. Hawes

 
 
Colonel Edwin H. Hawes Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
1. Colonel Edwin H. Hawes Memorial
Inscription.
The men of the 38th Bomber Group, United States Army 5th Air Force, W.W.II
in honor of
Col. Edwin H. Hawes
Killed in Action 9 August 1945
Kyushu, Japan Pacific Theater
S.S., D.F.C. P.H. B.S. A.M.

 
Erected by 38th Bomber Group, 5th Air Force.
 
Location. 38° 23.188′ N, 96° 10.866′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Click for map. Marker is along the All Veterans Park Walk of Honor. Marker is at or near this postal address: 933 South Commercial Street (Kansas Route 99), Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Lt. William I. Loomis (here, next to this marker); PFC Floyd Everett Campbell (here, next to this marker); Emporia's Mexican American Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Gold Star Mothers of America War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Emporia High School World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Lebanon, Grenada, and Panama Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Alvin J. King (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Emporia.
 
Regarding Colonel Edwin H. Hawes.
All Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. All Veterans Memorial Park
Colonel Hawes' listed awards are the Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, and Air Medal.
 
Also see . . .
1. Colonel Edwin H. Hawes. (Submitted on November 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 38th Bomb Group, USAAF, World War II. (Submitted on November 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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