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Bucyrus in Crawford County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin

 
 
First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
1. First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin Marker
Inscription.  
Birthplace
of
First Lieutenant
Harry
L.
Martin

- Recipient -
Congressional
Medal of Honor
USMC - Iwo Jima
March 26, 1945
"Greater Love
Hath No Man Than This -
That A Man Lay Down His Life
For A Friend"

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitaryWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1964.
 
Location. 40° 48.526′ N, 82° 58.488′ W. Marker is in Bucyrus, Ohio, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Mansfield Street and Washington Square, on the left when traveling east on East Mansfield Street. This historical marker is located in downtown Bucyrus, on the southwest corner of the Crawford County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bucyrus OH 44820, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crawford County (within shouting distance of this marker); Great American Crossroads Mural (within shouting distance of this marker); McGraw House
First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
2. First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bucyrus Historic Site (approx. ¼ mile away); The Underground Railroad in Crawford County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Our Unknown Dead (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Edward Hopley (approx. one mile away); Seccaium (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bucyrus.
 
Also see . . .
1. Harry L. Martin, First Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps Reserve. This web link features the Marine Corps Medal of Honor Recipients. (Submitted on July 28, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin: Medal of Honor Series. In the bloodiest battle in Marine Corps history, 27 Marines and sailors were awarded the Medal of Honor for action on Iwo Jima. No other campaign surpassed that number. (Submitted on August 28, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2009
3. First Lieutenant Harry L. Martin Marker
View of the historical marker in the left foreground of the picture, situated on the southwest corner of the Crawford County Courthouse grounds.
Lieutenant Harry L. Martin Bridge Memorial<br>(<i>located 4 blocks north on Sandusky Avenue</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 27, 2016
4. Lieutenant Harry L. Martin Bridge Memorial
(located 4 blocks north on Sandusky Avenue)
In memory of
Lt. Harry L. Martin, USMC
Congressional Medal of Honor
killed in action March 26, 1945
at Iwo Jima
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,098 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on August 28, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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