Smithfield in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
On This Location 5 August 1943 Three Servicemen Perished
— Aircraft Accident Memorial —
Three Servicemen Perished in an Aircraft Accident
2LT Otis R. Portwig - Richmond VA
TSGT Herbert D. Booth - Rahway NJ
2LT Saul Winsten - Pawtucket RI
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Disasters • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1943.
Location. 41° 53.533′ N, 71° 31.742′ W. Marker is in Smithfield, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Memorial can be reached from Farnum Pike. This marker is at the end of a foot trail in the Wolf Hill Forest Preserve in Smithfield, RI. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smithfield RI 02917, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Splendid Mansion of Eleazer Arnold (approx. 5.7 miles away); Captain Wilbur Kelly (approx. 5.8 miles away); Kelly’s Mill (approx. 5.8 miles away); In Memory of Our Townsmen (approx. 6½ miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 6½ miles away); P.F.C. Louis Tocci Memorial Square The Mattera Legacy (approx. 6.9 miles away); Woonasquatucket River (approx. 6.9 miles away).
More about this marker. End of the yellow trail
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2014, by Suzanne Stephenson of North Stonington, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on April 16, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2014, by Suzanne Stephenson of North Stonington, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.