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1st Lt. James Robert Vance

U.S. Marine Corps

 
 
1st Lt. James Robert Vance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
1. 1st Lt. James Robert Vance Marker
Inscription.  
Dec. 19, 1944 - July 23, 1970
Died in service
Vietnam

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 33° 14.802′ N, 84° 15.504′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Memorial can be reached from East Taylor Street (Georgia Route 16) east of 4th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 E 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. Capt. William Henry Mooney, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Pvt. Pletz J. Belk (a few steps from this marker); Tech Sgt. Kellis Madison (a few steps from this marker); LCPL James Thomas Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Sgt. Robert L. Crowder (within shouting distance of this marker); PFC. Roy Wesley Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Lt. Connell Patrick (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Lt. William Palmer (Tex) Gunnin (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 . . .  Lt. James Robert Vance. Biography by Honor Our KIA and recollections from those who knew him. (Submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
1st Lt. James Robert Vance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
2. 1st Lt. James Robert Vance Marker
Featured marker is on the right.
 
 
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 66 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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