Miami in Ottawa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
The British Plot
Lest We Forget
Miami's roster included 2,124 Royal Air Force Cadets and 117 United States Army Air Force cadets of which 1,493 pilots were awarded RAF wings. 15 British cadets lost their lives in training accidents and are interred here.
Erected by Wal-Mart (Miami), Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the family of Spartan School of Aeronautica Instructor, Monroe Hurwitz, Lyle and Jean Hunter.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1941.
Location. 36° 54.629′ N, 94° 52.825′ W. Marker is in Miami, Oklahoma, in Ottawa County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 69 south of Highland Avenue. Marker is located at the Miami Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, in the British Plot section. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Miami OK 74354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow fliesMcPherson Post No 48 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mickey Charles Mantle (approx. 1.1 miles away); Boyhood Home of Mickey Mantle (approx. 1.4 miles away); Carol Littleton (approx. 2.3 miles away); Steve Owens (approx. 2.3 miles away); Charles Wayne "Tinker" Owens (approx. 2.3 miles away); Steve & Cassie Gaines (approx. 2.3 miles away); David Froman (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.