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

Leroy Johnson

 
 
Leroy Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
1. Leroy Johnson Marker
Inscription.  
Sgt. U.S. Army - Co. K. 126 Infantry 32 Inf. Div.
Medal of Honor
Issued
GO#83 2-October-1945
Posthumously
 
Erected 1998.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitaryWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
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. Hulon Brooks Whittington (here, next to this marker); Homer L. Wise (here, next to this marker); John R. Kane (here, next to this marker); Edward Schowalter, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Howard Gilmore (here, next to this marker); Jefferson J. DeBlanc (here, next to this marker);
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Michael J. Novasel (here, next to this marker); John Williams (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.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Sgt. Leroy Johnson Citation Page. (Submitted on May 10, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
Leroy Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
2. Leroy Johnson 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 Fountian image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
5. Medal of Honor Fountian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 10, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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