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Quantico National Cemetery in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Marine Division Association Memorial

 
 
First Marine Division Association Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 2, 2007
1. First Marine Division Association Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Semper Fidelis
Dedicated
to those men of the
First Marine Division, FMF
who gave their lives
in the service of
their Country
World War II   Korea   Vietnam
Southwest Asia

 
Erected 1996 by First Marine Division Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 32.512′ N, 77° 21.658′ W. Marker is in Quantico National Cemetery, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Quantico Drive. This marker is on the Quantico National Cemetery Memorial Trail, located near the center of the cemetery grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Triangle VA 22172, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sixth Marine Division (here, next to this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Purple Heart Memorial
First Marine Division Association Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 2, 2007
2. First Marine Division Association Memorial Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Commonwealth of Virginia Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Servicemen and Women Held Prisoner by Terrorists Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Edson's Raiders (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The ‘Striking Sixth’ Memorial (about 400 feet away); Fourth Marine Division Association Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quantico National Cemetery.
 
More about this memorial. The marker, the third Memorial along the Quantico National Cemetery Memorial Trail, was dedicated on 19 April 1996. It honors those who lost their lives serving with the First Marine Division. Links to other markers along the Quantico National Cemetery Memorial Trail are provided in the Related Markers section below.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,230 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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