Fairchance in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Alfred L. Wilson
Technician Fifth Grade, U.S. Army,
328th Infantry Regiment,
26th Infantry Division
of HONOR RECIPIENT
The highest award for Valor in action against an enemy force which can, be bestowed upon an Individual serving the Armed Forces of the United States. Fatally injured Alfred stayed with his regiment attending to other wounded comrades paying the ultimate price. A true American hero. Saying thank you for your courageous act is simply not enough for your sacrifice. This placard is dedicated to you for you act of heroism. May it warrant you the respect and, honor you deserve while awaiting your eternal reward.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 39° 49.205′ N, 79° 45.935′ W. Marker is in Fairchance, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Memorial can be reached from Dry Knob Road (Pennsylvania Route 3014) east of Kissinger Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairchance PA 15436, 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. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pastors of S.S. Cyril & Methodius Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Roll Of Honor (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Fort Gaddis (approx. 3½ miles away); In Honor of Those Who Served Our Country (approx. 4.8 miles away); Uniontown (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairchance.
Additional keywords. Medal of Honor
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