Lancaster in Fairfield County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lieutenants Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial
to members who made the supreme
sacrifice for American Ideals.
Lt Ross Frazier
Lt Paul Hughes
Planted April 23 1939
Dedicated May 30 1947
Erected 1947 by The Lancaster Opt-Y-Mist Club.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & Forestry • War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is April 23, 1939.
Location. 39° 42.911′ N, 82° 33.665′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 22), on the left when traveling east. Memorial is about 300 feet east of the Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Recycling Center, and about 400 feet NW of Lincoln Lanes Bowling Alley. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1761 E Main Street, Lancaster OH 43130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fairfield County Children's Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Zane's Trace (approx. 1.3 miles away); Maple Street United Evangelical Chapel Cornerstone (approx. The Fifty Star Flag (approx. 1.8 miles away); Standing Stone National Bank (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fairfield County Veterans Service Commission Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Fairfield County Memorial Mural (approx. 2 miles away); John Bright #2 Covered Bridge (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
Regarding Lieutenants Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial.
2nd Lt Ross E. Frazier (Service No. 0-727094) served as a bombardier in the 322nd Bombardment Squadron, 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy), 8th Air Force, US Army Air Forces during WWII. His B-17 (Crew 4479) was shot down November 23, 1942 while on a mission against the submarine pens at St. Nazaire, France.
2nd Lt Paul W. Hughes (Service No. 02059783) was killed in action during WWII, specifics are unknown to the contributor at this time.
Also see . . . 322nd BS Mission Entries. (Submitted on February 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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