Buckley Air Force Base in Adams County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
1Lt John Harold Buckley (1896-1918)
Lost his life in World War I,
on a mission behind German lines.
Buckley Field 1942-1947
Denver Naval Air Station
Buckley Air National Guard Base
Buckley Air Force Base
Erected by The Colorado Thirty Group.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 39° 42.763′ N, 104° 46.434′ W. Marker is in Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, in Adams County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Beaver Creek Street and A Basin Avenue. Base access required to view memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Building 606, Beaver Creek Street, Aurora CO 80011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colorado Freedom Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sharon A. Lane Drive (approx. 3.9 miles away); Charles Kelly Boulevard WWI Medical Staff Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Boeing RB-52B Stratofortress (approx. 6˝ miles away); Colorado Volunteers (approx. 6˝ miles away); Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (approx. 8.9 miles away); South Plants (approx. 9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. 1LT John Harold Buckley. Find A Grave website entry (Submitted on February 23, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. 28th Aero Squadron. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on March 20, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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