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The First Sampson County Man Killed in World War II

 
 
First Sampson County Man Killed in World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2017
1. First Sampson County Man Killed in World War II Marker
Inscription.  In Memory of Robert A. Fields, E.M. 3C, U.S. Navy, who died Dec. 7, 1941, the first Sampson County man killed in World War II, and all others that gave their lives for Sampson County North Carolina.
Erected by
American Legion post #22
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post #7547

 
Erected by American Legion Post #22 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7547.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is December 7, 1941.
 
Location. 34° 59.878′ N, 78° 19.418′ W. Marker is in Clinton, North Carolina, in Sampson County. Memorial is on Main Street east of North Wall Street (County Road 1839), on the left when traveling east. Marker is located just east of the Sampson County Courthouse main entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Main Street, Clinton NC 28328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richard Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); Gabriel Holmes (approx.
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4.3 miles away); Thomas O. Moore (approx. 7.9 miles away); Duplin Old Courthouse Site (approx. 10 miles away); James Kenan (approx. 10.1 miles away); Veteran’s Memorial (approx. 10.8 miles away); Samson L. Faison (approx. 13˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
Also see . . .  Robert A. Fields Memorial (WWII), Clinton, North Carolina. Robert A. Fields served in World War II with the U.S. Navy USS Oklahoma on Battleship BB-37. He was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. (Submitted on March 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
First Sampson County Man Killed in World War II Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2017
2. First Sampson County Man Killed in World War II Marker (wide view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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