He Gave His Life, That Others May Live
Airman 1st Class
William H. Pitensbarger
born July 8, 1944
died on April 11, 1966
in Vietnam while
serving his country
Medal of Honor
and Air Force Cross
Erected 2015 by Friends of the Piqua Parks Piqua VFW Post 4874 American Legion
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 40° 8.152′ N, 84° 15.585′ W. Marker is in Piqua, Ohio, in Miami County. Memorial is at the intersection of McKinley Avenue and Clark Avenue, on the right when traveling south on McKinley Avenue. Marker is in the Pitsenbarger Sports Complex. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 730 McKinley Ave, Piqua OH 45356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hospital Care (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shawnee Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Public Square (approx. 1.3 miles away); Main Street (approx. 1.3 miles away); William Moore McCullough / Civil Rights Movement in Piqua (approx. 1.3 miles away); Piqua's Early African-American Heritage (approx. 1.3 miles away); The 1913 Flood (approx. 1.4 miles away); Piqua Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piqua.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 3, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.