New London in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
USCGA Class of 1944 Gazebo
Fiftieth Reunion 1993
In Memory of Classmates Who Died in World War II
Aircraft Missing • Aleutians
December 1, 1943.
Charles Webster Valaer
Lost USS Leopold (DE-319)
U-Boat Attack • North Atlantic
March 9, 1944
George Macaulay Lee Costner
Lost On Flight
From Morotai, N.E.I. To Samar, P.I.
March 19, 1945
Erected 1993 by USCGA Class of 1944.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 41° 22.195′ N, 72° 5.998′ W. Marker is in New London, Connecticut, in New London County. Located in Robert Crown Memorial Park on the campus of the United States Coast Guard Academy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New London CT 06320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Coast Guard in Vietnam War (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of Hopley Yeaton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Semper Paratus Wars and Conflicts (about 300 feet away); Coast Guard Academy Observatory (about 700 feet away); An Act of the First Congress (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revenue Cutter Scammel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alexander Hamilton (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New London.
Also see . . .
1. The United States Coast Guard Academy. (Submitted on September 9, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. United States Coast Guard Academy (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 9, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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