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Lt. Walter Benjamin Forbes, Jr.

U.S. Army

 
 
Lt. Walter Benjamin Forbes, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
1. Lt. Walter Benjamin Forbes, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  
Oct. 6, 1919 - Nov. 21, 1942
Died in service
World War II

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 33° 14.907′ N, 84° 15.704′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Memorial is on East Solomon Street east of South 6th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 E Solomon 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. Tech 4 George Henry Allen (a few steps from this marker); The City of Griffin (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Lawrence Griffin (within shouting distance of this marker); Cpl. W.E. Kenerly (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. S.E. Rickerson (within shouting distance of this marker); Tech 5 Raymond A. Manning (within shouting distance of this marker); P.F.C. Gary Anderson (within shouting distance of this marker); Sgt. Albert Chapman, Jr. (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. Walter Benjamin Forbes, Jr. Biography by Honor Our KIA. (Submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Lt. Walter Benjamin Forbes, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
2. Lt. Walter Benjamin Forbes, Jr. Marker
 
 
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 59 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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