Near Ivanhoe in Bladen County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Memorial for Four World War II Aviators
Lt. Richard G. Shipley
Age 23, Fresno. Cal.
Lt. Howard R. Johnson, Jr
Age 23, Sheffield. Tex.
Sgt. Robert M. Anderson
Age 23 San Ysidro, Cal.
Sgt. Roger H. Knowlton
Age 22. Rochester, N.Y.
Troop Carrier Command of the United
States Army Air Corps, who were killed
in the line of duty when the army airplane
in which they were flying crashed on
the night of August 27, 1943, two and
one half miles west of this point.
This marker is erected in their memory
by the residents of this neighborhood
and the surrounding villages.
Erected by residents of this neighborhood and the surrounding villages.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is August 27, 1943.
Location. 34° 37.563′ N, 78° 19.689′ W. Marker is near Ivanhoe, North Carolina, in Bladen County. Memorial is at the intersection of State Highway 210 and Old Whitehall Road, on the left when traveling north on State Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10930 NC 210, Ivanhoe NC 28447, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 10.3 miles away); Future Farmers of America (approx. 10.3 miles away); Oakland (approx. 12.4 miles away); White Lake CCC Camp (approx. 13.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2016, by Roger C Pate of Laurinburg, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2016, by Roger C Pate of Laurinburg, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.