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Lake Charles in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr.

 
 
Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
1. Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. Marker
Inscription.  

Ensign U.S. Navy - Veta Cruz, Mex. U.S.S. Kansas
Medal of Honor
Issued
G.O. #177 4-December-1915

 
Erected 1998.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitary. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 4, 1915.
 
Location. 30° 14.032′ N, 93° 13.313′ W. Marker is in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in Calcasieu Parish. Memorial can be reached from North Lakeshore Drive near Pryce Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake Charles LA 70601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas J. Ryan (here, next to this marker); Albert Weisbogel (here, next to this marker); Martin Freeman (here, next to this marker); John Osborne (here, next to this marker); Adolphus W. Greely (here, next to this marker); Charles W. Anderson (here, next to this marker); Hampton M. Roach (here, next to this marker); Steven L. Bennet (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Charles.
 
More about this marker. Located at the Louisiana Medal of Honor fountain in the Lake Charles Veterans Memorial Park.
 
Also see . . .
Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
2. Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. Marker
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 Ens. Wilkinson Citation Page. (Submitted on March 28, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
3. Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. Marker
Louisiana Recipients Congressional Medal of Honor
Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
4. Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. Marker
In honor of all recipients Congressional Medal of Honor- Highest U.S.Military decoration awarded. Established Dec. 21, 1861 - Congressional Bill approved by President Lincoln. Over Thirty Four Hundred recipients/1998
Medal of Honor Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
5. Medal of Honor Fountain
Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe
6. Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. Grave Marker
He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Section 2, Site 3645.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 28, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.   6. submitted on April 12, 2020, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.

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