Near Stafford 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 Stafford, 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 LejeuneBarber Fitness Center (approx. 1½ 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).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.