Walnut Ridge in Lawrence County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
T/SGT Cucial Julian Roberts
In Grateful Memory
B-17 Flying Fortress - WWII
On September 27, 1943 his aircraft the Elusive Elcy was attacked by enemy aircraft near Norden, Germany. A giant explosion severed the left wing. Sgt. Roberts and 9 other crew members were killed.
Graduated Mayland High School 1939
Urbana Junior College Ohio 1939-1940
Arkansas State College 1940-1941
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1943.
Location. 36° 7.622′ N, 90° 55.641′ W. Marker is in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, in Lawrence County. Memorial is on North Beacon Road (at milepost 0.5), 0.1 miles north of Custom, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 N Beacon Rd, Walnut Ridge AR 72476, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Duty Called…They Answered (here, next to this marker); In Honor Of Carter and Della Holm Family (here, next to this marker); Debra Jane "Debbie" Johnson (here, next to this Company A, 2nd Battalion Memorial (here, next to this marker); Honored to serve their Country (here, next to this marker); To Honor Robert P Bush (here, next to this marker); Clark Family Served Their Country (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to all Veterans who Served their Country (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Ridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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