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Near Carthage in Moore County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lt. Robert “Hoyle” Upchurch

 
 
Lt. Robert "Hoyle" Upchurch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
1. Lt. Robert "Hoyle" Upchurch Marker
Inscription.
23rd Fighter Group, 74th Squadron
US Army Air Corps
MIA/KIA Oct. 6th, 1944
A Member of the Famous Flying Tigers
Home at Last, April 8th, 2006
Dedicated April 7, 2012

 
Erected 2012.
 
Location. 35° 20.449′ N, 79° 26.208′ W. Marker is near Carthage, North Carolina, in Moore County. Marker is on Gilliam McConnell Road 0.2 miles west of Dowd Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is next to the parking lot within the Gilliam-McConnell Airfield. Marker is at or near this postal address: 194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage NC 28327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East Meets West (here, next to this marker); Biography of Robert Hoyle Upchurch (here, next to this marker); James Rogers McConnell (here, next to this marker); James McConnell (here, next to this marker); Ret. SFC Zeb D. Harrington and The "Junkyard Dog" (here, next to this marker); Buggy Company (approx. 1.1 miles away); John McConnell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Plank Road (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carthage.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, World II
 
Lt. Robert "Hoyle" Upchurch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
2. Lt. Robert "Hoyle" Upchurch Marker
Marker is in the middle of photo.
Lt. Robert "Hoyle" Upchurch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
3. Lt. Robert "Hoyle" Upchurch Marker
Marker is located to the right of the James Roger McConnell markers and the airfield is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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