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Rear Admiral John W. Wilcox

 
 
To The Memory of John W. Wilcox, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Smith, February 1, 2012
1. To The Memory of John W. Wilcox, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  
To The Memory of
Rear Adm. John W. Wilcox, Jr.
Born Midway Ga. Mar 22, 1882
Commander of Battle Ships
Atlantic Fleet U.S. Navy
Lost at sea from his flagship
the U.S.S. Washington
on Mar 27, 1942
off Sabel Island, N. Atlantic
longitude 60° W. latitude 44° N.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is March 2000.
 
Location. 33° 4.48′ N, 83° 13.74′ W. Marker is in Milledgeville, Georgia, in Baldwin County. Marker can be reached from Liberty Street. Located in Memory Hill Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milledgeville GA 31061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Carl Vinson • Mary Green Vinson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Unknown Soldiers of Brown Hospital (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cemetery Square (about 600 feet away); Memory Hill Cemetery (about 600 feet away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (approx.
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0.3 miles away); Tomlinson Fort House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Governor's Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milledgeville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2012, by Charles Smith of Milledgeville, Baldwin Georgia. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 24 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 1, 2012, by Charles Smith of Milledgeville, Baldwin Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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