Vineland in Cumberland County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Vice Admiral Wallace M. Beakley Square
Dedicated 4 May 2001
Born: Vineland, NJ 1903
Died: Alexandria, VA 1975
Naval Career: 1920-1964 Navy Pilot and Anti-Submarine Expert
Duties: Commander, US Middle East Naval Force; Atlantic Anti-Submarine Force, Washington; Assistant Chief of Naval Operations
Honors: Navy Cross; Legion of Merit; Presidential Unit Citation; Croix de Guerre with Palm; President Chiang Kai Shek Order of Pao Ting Republic of China Medal
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross Recipients series list.
Location. 39° 29.187′ N, 75° 1.536′ W. Marker is in Vineland, New Jersey, in Cumberland County. Memorial is at the intersection of East Landis Avenue and Northeast Boulevard on East Landis Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 E Landis Ave, Vineland NJ 08360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Freedom Is Not Free (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); City of Vineland Operation Desert Storm Victory Mini-Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Baggage Cart (approx. ¼ mile away); Mary J. Dunlap (approx. ¼ mile away); National Holiness Association Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Roll of Honor (approx. half a mile away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Circle (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vineland.
Also see . . . Wallace M. Beakley. Wikipedia article (Submitted on July 28, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
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