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

John R. Kane

 
 
John R. Kane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
1. John R. Kane Marker
Inscription.  
Colonel U.S.Army Air Corps Ploetsi, Rumania - 9th Air Force
Meal of Honor
Issued
GO #54 9-August-1943
 
Erected 1998.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceHeroesMilitaryWar, World II.
 
Location. 30° 14.035′ N, 93° 13.315′ W. Marker is in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in Calcasieu Parish. Memorial can be reached from Veterans Memorial Boulevard near West 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. Homer L. Wise (here, next to this marker); Howard Gilmore (here, next to this marker); Hulon Brooks Whittington (here, next to this marker); Leroy Johnson (here, next to this marker); Edward Schowalter, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Emanual Stance (here, next to this marker); John Williams (here, next to this marker); Jefferson J. DeBlanc (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Charles.
 
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Located at the Louisiana Medal of Honor fountain in the Lake Charles Veterans Memorial Park.
 
Also see . . .  Col. Kane Citation page. (Submitted on April 19, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
John R. Kane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
2. John R. Kane Marker
Louisiana Recipients Congressional Medal of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
3. Louisiana Recipients Congressional Medal of Honor Marker
MoH Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
4. MoH 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.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
5. Medal Of Honor Fountain
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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