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In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C.

 
 
In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 9, 2008
1. In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker
Inscription. The first member of Saint Francis of Assisi Parish to give his life in the line of duty.
Mt. Fujiyama, Japan 2 September 1960
Plaque given by Marine Helicopter Sqd. 1

 
Erected 1960 by Marine Helicopter Squadron (HMX) 1.
 
Location. 38° 32.6′ N, 77° 19.658′ W. Marker is in Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Click for map. Marker is in the entrance courtyard of Saint Francis of Assisi Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18825 Fuller Heights Road, Triangle VA 22172, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quantico (approx. half a mile away); HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam Memorial “Wing” (approx. 0.7 miles away); Soldiers of the Sea (approx. mile away); Second Battalion, 4th Marines (approx. mile away); Iron Mike (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Kings Highway ~ Road to Yorktown (approx. 0.8 miles away); Once a Marine .... Always a Marine (approx. 0.8 miles away); The King's Highway ~ The Potomac Path (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Triangle.
 
Also see . . .  St. Francis of Assisi Church website. (Submitted on February 12, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 9, 2008
2. In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker

 
Additional comments.
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WJ Bacauskas was my father. He died when I was 18 months old. We were living at Quantico at the time. If you would like more information, feel free to contact me via note to the editor.
    — Submitted January 4, 2011, by Eve Bacauskas Michaels of Franklin, Massachusetts.

 
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In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 9, 2008
3. In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 764 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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