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Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Falcon Field

Mesa, Arizona

 
 
Falcon Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 24, 2011
1. Falcon Field Marker
Inscription.
This commemorative area was dedicated on May 30, 1991 by her Honor the Mayor of Mesa, Peggy Rubach, in memory of these airmen who gave their lives in the cause of freedom while training at this airfield during World War II.
Instructors
Barney Gordon Robert C. Hammond Donald Walker

Royal Air Force
Alexander T. Brooks James G. Buchanan William Burke Peter D. Campbell Walter w. Chamberlain Reginald G. H. Clarke Paul C. I. Collins George Davison John R. Durston Frank Glew John L Gomm Harold E. Hartley Robert B Horn Robert Lather Arthur R. Lewis Anteony S. Lowett Peter F. Mitson Albert Morris Horace R. J. Partoon Jack Payne Alec H. Sutton John Versturme-Bunburn William J. Walters

U.S. Army Air Corps
Neil Funk Lawrence J Janson

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 33° 27.254′ N, 111° 43.812′ W. Marker is in Mesa, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker can be reached from Fighter Access Road. Click for map. Marker is in Falcon Field Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mesa AZ 85215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles
Falcon Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 24, 2011
2. Falcon Field Marker
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Per Ardua Ad Astra (here, next to this marker); A Tribute to the B-29 Super Fortress "FIFI" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Old Fort Utah (approx. 4.8 miles away); Prehistoric Irrigation in the Salt River Valley (approx. 4.9 miles away); Mesa (approx. 5.8 miles away); Arizona's Honeymoon Trail (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mesa Pioneer Monument (approx. 5.8 miles away); Sirrine House (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mesa.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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