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Pvt. Floyd Anderson

U.S. Army

 
 
Pvt. Floyd Anderson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
1. Pvt. Floyd Anderson Marker
Inscription.  
June 1, 1896 - Oct. 27, 1918
Died in service
World War I

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansWar, World I.
 
Location. 33° 14.82′ N, 84° 15.892′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Memorial is on West Taylor Street (Business U.S. 19/41) east of Meriwether Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 W Taylor 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. 1st Lt. James Martin (here, next to this marker); Sgt. M.W. Pattillo (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Col. Ernest Nealy (within shouting distance of this marker); PFC. Edmond R. Chapman (within shouting distance of this marker); Sfc. Melvin Rivers (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. C.M. Sikes (within shouting distance of this marker); Pfc. C.E. Allen (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. William Bankston (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.
 
Regarding Pvt. Floyd Anderson. He was among a dozen African American soldiers from Spalding County who were not originally listed on the county's World War I memorial. The names of these "Forgotten Soldiers" were added in 2016.
 
Also see . . .  Pvt Floyd Anderson. Biography by Honor Our KIA. (Submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Pvt. Floyd Anderson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
2. Pvt. Floyd Anderson Marker
Featured marker is on the far left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 128 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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