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1Lt Jacob "Jake" Fritz

 
 
1LT Jacob "Jake" Fritz Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 24, 2021
1. 1LT Jacob "Jake" Fritz Marker
Inscription.  
Son, brother, soldier, friend.
Well done. Be thou at peace.

West Point Class of 2005
Killed in Action
January 20th, 2007
Karbala, Iraq

2nd Battalion
377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment
4th Brigade Combat Team
25th Infantry Division

 
Erected by West Point Class of 2008 friends Cadet Steven Warner of Morgantown and Cadet Dan Fritz, Jake's brother, and Lyle, Noalo, & Ethan Fritz of Verdon, Nebraska.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, 2nd Iraq.
 
Location. 39° 37.248′ N, 79° 58.006′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Memorial can be reached from Don Knotts Boulevard (U.S. 119) half a mile north of Callen Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located at the south edge of the parking area for Caperton Trail Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 482 Don Knotts Blvd, Morgantown WV 26501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shane Childers (here, next to this marker); SSG Gene A. Vance, Jr.
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(a few steps from this marker); Sergeant George A. Mitchell, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); SSG Anissa Shero (a few steps from this marker); The Ghost of a Train (within shouting distance of this marker); Beacon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monongalia County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ford House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
1LT Jacob "Jake" Fritz Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 24, 2021
2. 1LT Jacob "Jake" Fritz Marker
Marker is located at the base of the tree.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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