Died: January 7, 2006
Parents: Mr. Rodney Lee Taylor Bridges & Mrs. Teresa A. St. Pierre
Operation Iraqi Freedom, U.S. Marines, Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division
Kyle served one tour of duty in Afghanistan and two tours in Iraq. He was killed by sniper fire near Fallujah, Iraq. He was awarded the Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the Purple Heart. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 60, Site 8308.
Died: May 23, 1969
Parents: Mr. Paul & Marjourie Meyer
Vietnam War, U.S. Air Force, Sergeant, 36th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 316th Tactical Airlift Wing
Paul attended the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, Missouri and was a descendent of John Quincy Adams. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam and was stationed at Langley Air Force Base where he lived with his wife in Poquoson. He was on temporary duty in England when he died during a C-130 crash into the English Channel. His remains were never recovered. He was survived by his wife, Jane Goodson, and three children: David, Henry, & Marianne.
Died: May 17, 1969
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Page
Vietnam War, U.S. Army, Sergeant A Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division
Gilbert was killed-in-action during the Battle of Hamburger Hill in the Thua Thien-Hue Province, Vietnam. He was posthumously awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal. His name is on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, Panel W24, Line 33. He is buried at Weston Cemetery in Poquoson.
Died: June 13, 1968
Vietnam War, U.S. Army, Specialist 4th Class, 3rd Squadron. 4th U.S. Cavalry, 25th Infantry Division
Richard was killed-in-action by hostile fire at Hua Nghia, South Vietnam. He was posthumously awarded the Cavalry Order of the Spur. His name is listed on the Vietnam Memorial, Panel 57W, Line 10. He is buried at Parklawn Memorial Park in Hampton, Virginia.
Died: October 4, 1967
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Frank David Owen
Vietnam War, U.S. Army, Sergeant 1st Class, MACVA Advisory Team 99
David was killed-in-action at Long An, South Vietnam. His name is on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., Panel 27E, Line 50. He is buried at Weston Cemetery in Poquoson.
Died: December 13, 1952
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. John Vaden Holloway
Korean War, U.S. Marine Corps, Private First Class, 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment, 1st Marine Division
Jack was a graduate of Poquoson High School. He entered the Marines Corps in August 1951 and was killed-in-action on December 13, 1952. He is buried at Weston Cemetery in Poquoson.
Died: September 4, 1950
Parents: Mr. and
Korean War, U.S. Army, Private 1st Class, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
Joseph was reported missing-in-action in September 1950, one month after arriving in Korea. He was killed by hostile fire during a battle in South Korea. He is buried at Weston Cemetery in Poquoson.
Died: November 3, 1945
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Wainwright
World War II, U.S. Army Air Corps, Corporal, Air Transport Command
Harry was an apprentice in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard before enlisting in the Air Corps on January 11, 1944. He died in a place crash 450 miles east of Hawaii while on his way to San Francisco. A memorial marker is located at Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth, VA.
Died: March 2, 1945 Parents: Mr. and Mrs. George Edwards
World War II, U.S. Army, Private, Company F, 333rd Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division
It was during the Battle of the Bulge December 1944 through January 1944 that Joseph was wounded-in-action. The 84th Division pushed field Marshal Gerd von Runstedt's forces out of Belgium. Joseph died from his wounds on March 2, 1945. He is buried at Hampton National Cemetery, Section F P Site 770.
Died: February 19, 1945
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Forrest
World War II, U.S. Marine Corps, Private, 25th Marine Division
John was a 1937 graduate of Poquoson High School and had previously worked in the riveting department at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. He was killed-in-action during the Battle of Iwo Jima. He had a fiancι, Sammie Harrell of Newport News. He is buried at Weston Cemetery in Poquoson.
Died: October 27, 1944
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Maynard M. Holloway
World War II, U.S. Navy Reserves, Seaman 1st Class, USS PT-523, Torpedo Boat Squadron 36
Earnest was wounded during the Battle of Leyton Gulf October 23-26, 1944. The battle was considered the largest naval battle in U.S. history. He died of his wounds on October 27, 1944 at age 19. He is buried at Hampton National Cemetery in Hampton, Virginia, Section F Site 192.
Died: August 20, 1944
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Granville L. Adams
World War II, U.S. Army Air Corps, Staff Sergeant, 486th Bombardment Group, 792 Bomb Squadron
Granville was declared missing-in-action after bailing out of the B-29 Super fortress over the
Died: May 8, 1944
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. William Franklin Moore
World War II, U.S. Army Air Corps, Captain, 10th Bomber Squadron, Aerial Reconnaissance
Alfred was killed in a plane crash while en route from Panama to San Jose, CA, on May 8, 1944. He graduated from Poquoson High School and VPI. He volunteered for training in the Army Air Corps and graduated from schools in Miami Beach, FL and Harrisburg, PA. He was married to Elizabeth Monroe who lived in Bowling Green, VA. A memorial marker is located at the Peninsula Memorial Park in Newport News, Virginia.
Died: February 22, 1943
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. S.J. Moore
World War II, U.S. Army Air Corps, Captain, 13th Ferry Group, 44th Squadron.
Harold graduated from VPI in 1939. He was killed in a plane crash on February 23, 1943 in Tunisia, North Africa.He was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. The Poquoson American Legion Holloway-Moore Post 273 is named in his honor. He is buried at the North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial in Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia, Plot A, grave 18, row 8.
Died: November 10, 1918
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wainwright
World War I, U.S. Army, Private, Company G, 318th INfantry, 80th Division
The 80th Division was the only division in the American Expeditionary Force to attack in all three of the phases of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France. It was during this action that Wilton was killed-in-action at Verdun, France, one day before World War I ended. He is buried at Tabernacle United Methodist Churchyard in Poquoson.
Died: October 13, 1918
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. John T. & Mary E. Wainwright
World War I, U.S. Navy Reserve, Machinist Mate 2nd Class
Harry enlisted in the US Naval Reserve in July 1918, contracted the Spanish Flu and pneumonia in September, and died at the US Navy Hospital, Portsmouth, VA. He is buried at the Wainwright Cemetery in Poquoson.
Died: October 7, 1918
Parents:Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Holloway
World War I, U.S. Army, Private, Company C, 9th Infantry, 2nd Division
Robert arrived in France in June 1918 and was killed-in-action at the Battle of Monte Blanc Ridge. His name is on a special plaque at Trinity Church outside the Sanctuary. The Poquoson American Legion Holloway-Moore Post 273 is named in his honor. He is buried at Weston Cemetery in Poquoson.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross Recipients, and the Military Order of the Purple Heart series lists.
Location. 37° 7.336′ N, 76° 23.799′ W. Marker is in Poquoson, Virginia. Memorial is on City Hall Avenue 0.1 miles south of Victory Boulevard (Virginia Route 171), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson VA 23662, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George W. Dickerson (within shouting distance of this marker); Poquoson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Footeball Quarter Creek Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); What Is A Dairy? (approx. 1.7 miles away); Chesapeake Bay Two Log Canoe (approx. 1.7 miles away); Miss Becky's Store (approx. 1.7 miles away); John Deere Tractor (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Dryden Farmhouse (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poquoson.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.