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

Pfc. Lamar Newman

U.S. Army

 
 
Pfc. Lamar Newman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
1. Pfc. Lamar Newman Marker
Inscription.  
March 12, 1931 - Nov. 27, 1950
Died in service
Korean War

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 33° 14.834′ N, 84° 15.787′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Memorial is at the intersection of East Taylor Street (Georgia Route 16) and South Hill Street (Georgia Route 155), on the left when traveling east on East Taylor Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 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. Albert L. Lawler (here, next to this marker); Pfc. James Ernest Blake, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Pvt. L.B. King (a few steps from this marker); Pvt. James L. (Skeet) Kilgore (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. Northen Watson Ponder (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. Linwood Vaughn (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. James M. Farley (within shouting distance of this marker); SSgt. Abraham Bradford Butler, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Griffin.
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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 Pfc. Lamar Newman. After being wounded, he returned to the battlefield on Nov. 27, 1950 but the date, location and circumstances of his death are unknown. His remains were recovered from present-day North Korea in 2018 and reburied with full military honors in Griffin.
 
Also see . . .  PFC Lamar Eugene Newman. Biography by Honor Our KIA. (Submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Pfc. Lamar Newman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
2. Pfc. Lamar Newman Marker
Featured marker is in the middle.
 
 
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 60 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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