Near Starke in Clay County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Colonel Harry M. Hatcher, Jr
Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park
Colonel Retired United States Army
Decorations & Awards
Combat Infantry Badge
Meritorious Service Medal
Good Conduct Medal
Asiatic – Pacific Campaign Medal
European – African – Middle Eastern Campaign
Medal With One Battle Star
World War II Victory Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal
Florida Distinguished Service Medal
Florida Service Medal with One Silver Cluster
Florida Commendation Medal
Meritious Service Ribbon with Clusters
World War II Service
Pacific Theater – 767th Tank Bn 1942 – 1943
European Theater 3rd Inf Regt “Old Guard”
106th Inf Div Including the Battle of the Bulge
Post World War II Service
Post Commander Camp Blanding (1st Full time, Post WWII)
Director of Maintenance – Florida National Guard
Past President of Starke Rotary Club
Board of Trustees of
Past Commander American Legion Post 56
Past President of the Camp Blanding Museum & Historical Associates
Erected by Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1942.
Location. 29° 58.78′ N, 81° 59.072′ W. Marker is near Starke, Florida, in Clay County. Memorial can be reached from Tallahassee Street just south of Minden Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located within the Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park, near the entrance to Camp Blanding. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5629 State Route 16 West, Starke FL 32091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Woodrow Braswell (here, next to this marker); Maj. Gen. Robert A. Ballard (a few steps from this marker); Albert Hazen Blanding (a few steps from this marker); Medal Of Honor (a few steps from this marker); Military Service Of Black Floridians 1565-1997 (a few steps from this marker); Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm: (1950 forward) (a few steps from this marker); World War II (1941-1945)Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starke.
Also see . . . Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park. (Submitted on August 13, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.