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Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

William R. Lawley, Jr.

Colonel USAF (Ret)

 

1920 - 1999

 
William R. Lawley, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2012
1. William R. Lawley, Jr. Marker
Inscription.
Recipient of the
Medal of Honor
for
Conspicuous Gallantry
and
Intrepidity in Action
20 February 1944

Mission on 20 February 1944
Target: Leipzig, Germany
1st. Lt. William R. Lawley, Jr. & Crew
305th Bomb Group 8th Air Force
United States Army Air Corps
European Theater of Operations

[Dedicated 3 November 2000]

 
Erected 2000 by Friends of Colonel Lawley and Montgomery Retired Officers Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 32° 22.902′ N, 86° 20.732′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Ash Street west of Poplar Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Monument is in the Maxwell Air Park. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. North American B-25 Mitchell (a few steps from this marker); Air University / Maxwell Air Force Base (a few steps from this marker); Major General James Harrison Wilson, USV (within shouting distance
William R. Lawley, Jr. Marker (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2012
2. William R. Lawley, Jr. Marker (back)
of this marker); Former POWs And Those MIA (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery Chapter of the American Ex-Prisoners of War (within shouting distance of this marker); British and Commonwealth Pilots Trained in the U.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Sikorsky MH-53M 'Pave Low IV' Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); Boeing B-52D "Stratofortress" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. William R. Lawley, Jr. Medal of Honor Citation. (Submitted on April 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. USAF Film on Lawley Medal of Honor. (Submitted on April 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
William R. Lawley, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2012
3. William R. Lawley, Jr. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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