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Douglas Munro Hall

 
 
Douglas Munro Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 30, 2022
1. Douglas Munro Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Douglas Munro Hall
This hall was dedicated on 16 August 1963
To the Memory of Signalman First Class
Douglas Munro
Who died heroically for his Country
on the beaches of Guadalcanal
27 September 1942
and was awarded posthumously
the Congressional Medal of Honor

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesWar, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is August 16, 1963.
 
Location. 41° 22.532′ N, 72° 5.98′ W. Marker is in New London, Connecticut, in New London County. Memorial can be reached from Mohegan Ave. Pkwy. north of Williams Street, on the right when traveling north. Located on the campus of the United States Coast Guard Academy. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, 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. USCG Mojave (W-47) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The United States Coast Guard Greenland Patrol (about 500 feet away); In Tribute to the Officers and Enlisted Men (about 500 feet away); Coast Guard Cutter Alexander Hamilton
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(about 500 feet away); US Coast Guard Memorial (about 500 feet away); Well Done (about 500 feet away); The Chain (about 500 feet away); Academy Plaza (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New London.
 
Also see . . .
1. Douglas Albert Munro (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 10, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. The United States Coast Guard Academy. (Submitted on September 10, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. United States Coast Guard Academy (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 10, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Douglas Munro Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 30, 2022
2. Douglas Munro Hall and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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