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Kinder in Allen Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet

 
 
1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker image. Click for full size.
February 28, 2018
1. 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker
Inscription.  
In Memoriam
1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet
May 7, 1943 - May 4, 1968

Awarded
The
Congressional Medal of Honor
Posthumously
by
PRESIDENT RICHARD M. NIXON
For
Conspicuous Gallantry
And Willing Sacrifice

"Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That
A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends"


 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitaryWar, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #37 Richard M. Nixon, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series lists.
 
Location. 30° 29.232′ N, 92° 50.918′ W. Marker is in Kinder, Louisiana, in Allen Parish. Memorial is at the intersection of 9th Street and 4th Street when traveling north on 9th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinder LA 70648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kinder War Monument (here, next to this marker); Kinder: The Crossroads to Everywhere (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Louisiana Maneuvers' Blue Army Headquarters (about
1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker image. Click for full size.
February 28, 2018
2. 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker
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700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kinder, Louisiana (about 700 feet away); 1st. Lt. Douglas Bernard Fournet (approx. 2 miles away); The Coushatta People (approx. 2.7 miles away); St. Paul Baptist Church (approx. 4½ miles away); Elton Veterans Memorial (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinder.
 
Also see . . .  La-Cemeteries.com Memorial page to Lt. Fournet. (Submitted on March 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker image. Click for full size.
February 28, 2018
3. 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker
1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe
4. 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Grave Marker
He is buried in McRill Cemetery aka Kinder Cemetery, Kinder LA in Section F, Row 7. The grave GPS is N30.5157 W92.8489.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2018.   4. submitted on March 1, 2018, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.

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