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116th Infantry Regiment Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 9, 2021
1. 116th Infantry Regiment Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the guardsmen of the 116th. Inf. Regt. from Staunton & Augusta Co. who made the Supreme Sacrifice while in service to their country, in WWII.

Howie, Thomas D. Maj., KIA 17 July 44 • Bowers, William B. Lt., KIA 21 June 44 • Fielding, Marvin C., 1st Sgt., KIA 30 Aug. 44 • Smith, Claude F., Sgt., KIA 8 June 44 • Talley, Earl P., Sgt., KIA 6 June 44 • Desper, James K., Sgt., KIA 6 June 44 • Robertson, Pearl M., Pfc., KIA 6 June 44 • Painter, Raymond E., Sgt., KIA 1 Sept. 44 • Clarke, George H., Sgt., KIA 30 Aug. 44 • Walton, Grover H., Capt., Died 23 Mar. 44 • Faidley, William D., Jr., Pfc., Died 23 Mar. 44
 
Erected by Virginia National Guard.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 38° 9.584′ N, 79° 4.923′ W. Marker is in Staunton, Virginia. Memorial is on 116th Regimental Road 0.1 miles north of Thornrose Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Thornrose Ave, Staunton VA 24401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker

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By Devry Becker Jones, April 9, 2021
2. 116th Infantry Regiment Memorial
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. Lt. Col. Jacob Earl "Shorty" Manch (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gypsy Express (about 500 feet away); Project Dogwood: Staunton's Tradition Reborn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis Creek Watershed (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Dead Monument - Thornrose Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Augusta County Confederates Plaque (approx. half a mile away); Stuart Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Central Methodist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staunton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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