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Smithfield in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

On This Location 5 August 1943 Three Servicemen Perished

 

—Aircraft Accident Memorial —

 
On This Location 5 August 1943 Three Servicemen Perished Marker image. Click for full size.
By Suzanne Stephenson, March 11, 2014
1. On This Location 5 August 1943 Three Servicemen Perished Marker
Inscription.
On This Location 5 August 1943
Three Servicemen Perished in an Aircraft Accident
2LT Otis R. Portwig - Richmond VA
TSGT Herbert D. Booth - Rahway NJ
2LT Saul Winsten - Pawtucket RI

 
Location. 41° 53.533′ N, 71° 31.742′ W. Marker is in Smithfield, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker can be reached from Farnum Pike. Click for map. This marker is at the end of a foot trail in the Wolf Hill Forest Preserve in Smithfield, RI. Marker is in this post office area: Smithfield RI 02917, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woonasquatucket River (approx. 6.9 miles away); Monastery Bell (approx. 7.1 miles away); Nine Men’s Misery (approx. 7.1 miles away); Rhode Island State House (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824 (approx. 7.4 miles away); Snow Town Riot 1831 (approx. 7.4 miles away); The Century to Statehood (approx. 7.4 miles away); A Thoroughfare Town (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. End of the yellow trail
 
Categories. Air & SpaceDisastersWar, World II
 
On This Location 5 August 1943 Three Servicemen Perished Marker image. Click for full size.
By Suzanne Stephenson, March 11, 2014
2. On This Location 5 August 1943 Three Servicemen Perished Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Suzanne Stephenson of North Stonington, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 316 times since then. Last updated on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Suzanne Stephenson of North Stonington, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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