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In Memory of Sgt. Christopher Thornton

 
 
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By Devry Jones, November 29, 2018
1. In Memory of Sgt. Christopher Thornton Marker
Inscription.  
101st Airborne
U.S. Army
July 1, 1961 - Dec. 12, 1985
Died in an airplane crash in
Gander, Newfoundland

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, Cold.
 
Location. 38° 58.859′ N, 77° 0.649′ W. Marker is in Takoma Park, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Memorial is on Philadelphia Avenue just east of Old Philadelphia Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Takoma Park MD 20912, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Union Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Centennial Garden (approx. 0.3 miles away); B.Y. Morrison Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Thomas / Siegler House and Garden (approx. 0.3 miles away); Our Flag Display (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lee Jordan Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lee Jordan (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Takoma Park.
 
In Memory of Sgt. Christopher Thornton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 29, 2018
2. In Memory of Sgt. Christopher Thornton Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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