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Griffin in Spalding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Pfc. W.T. Akins

U.S. Army

 
 
Pfc. W.T. Akins Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
1. Pfc. W.T. Akins Marker
Inscription.  
June 7, 1932 - Aug. 9, 1950
Died in service
Korean War

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 33° 14.909′ N, 84° 15.814′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Memorial is at the intersection of East Solomon Street and South Hill Street (Georgia Route 155), on the right when traveling east on East Solomon Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 S Hill St, Griffin GA 30223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. P.F.C. James T. Coggins (here, next to this marker); P.F.C. Bobby L. Byars (here, next to this marker); Pvt. James Touchstone (a few steps from this marker); History of Griffin, Georgia (a few steps from this marker); Pvt. Alvertis Smith (a few steps from this marker); Sgt. E.S. Wadsworth (within shouting distance of this marker); P.F.C. Monte C. Kinasz (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. Cecil R. Moon (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Griffin.
 
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Plaque is part of Honor Our KIA, a community initiative to commemorate Griffin and Spalding County soldiers who have died during combat since World War I. Each plaque is accompanied by a QR code that links to the soldier's biography on the project's website.
 
Also see . . .  PFC Willis Terrell Akins. Biography on the Honor Our KIA project's website. (Submitted on January 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Pfc. W.T. Akins Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
2. Pfc. W.T. Akins Marker
Featured marker is in the middle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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