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PFC. Willie James Walker, Jr.

U.S. Army

 
 
PFC. Willie James Walker, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
1. PFC. Willie James Walker, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  
March 9, 1924 - May 23, 1945
Died in service
World War II

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 33° 14.844′ N, 84° 15.712′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Memorial is at the intersection of South 6th Street and East Taylor Street (Georgia Route 16), on the right when traveling north on South 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 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. Pvt. Cecil Pace Hurst (here, next to this marker); Pfc. Wiley Gwin King (here, next to this marker); Fireman First Class John Clarence Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. Linwood Ray Biles (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. Ira G. Goolsby, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Cpl. M.H. Hunter (within shouting distance of this marker); Spalding County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Joseph Boggs (about 300 feet away). 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 . . .  Pvt First Class Willie James Walker, Jr. Biography by Honor Our KIA. (Submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
PFC. Willie James Walker, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
2. PFC. Willie James Walker, Jr. Marker
Featured marker is on the 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 56 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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