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Capt. P.A. Wilheit

U.S. Marine Corps

 
 
Capt. P.A. Wilheit Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
1. Capt. P.A. Wilheit Marker
Inscription.  
Oct. 23, 1916 - Dec. 26, 1943
Died in service
World War II

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross Recipients series list.
 
Location. 33° 14.837′ N, 84° 15.844′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Hill Street and West Taylor Street (Business U.S. 19/41), on the right when traveling south on South Hill Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 137 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. LCpl. Christopher B. Rodgers (here, next to this marker); PFC. Penia Roberts (here, next to this marker); SFC. R.L. "Bobby" Hollar, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Pvt. James Phillips (here, next to this marker); Pvt. Rufus Graham (a few steps from this marker); 1st Lt. W.R. "Bill" Jones (a few steps from this marker); Pfc. Howard Baugh
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(a few steps from this marker); Pvt. Emory Haynes (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Griffin.
 
More about this marker. 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.
 
Regarding Capt. P.A. Wilheit. He was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross.
 
Also see . . .  Captain Phillip Arthur Wilheit. Biography on the Honor Our KIA website. (Submitted on January 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
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 56 times since then and 10 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
 
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