Near Quantico in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Staff Sergeant Karl Gorman Taylor, Senior
— United States Marine Corps —
Officer Candidates School
January 1966 - January 1968
Company I, 3rd Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, Operation Meade River, Republic of Vietnam
SSgt Taylor, mortally wounded in combat against the enemy on December 8, 1968 was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.
This Marine gallantly gave his life that his fellow Marines might live.
Erected by United States Marine Corps.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Education • War, Vietnam. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1966.
Location. 38° 29.829′ N, 77° 18.774′ W. Marker is near Quantico, Virginia, in Stafford County. Memorial is on Timmerman Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3065 Timmerman Ave, Stafford VA 22554, 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. Yeckel Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Bradley Clinic (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Henry Balch (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune Barber Fitness Center (approx. 1˝ miles away); Jordan Hall (approx. 1.6 miles away); H-3-7 Korea 1950 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Molly Marine (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quantico.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.