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Moss Point in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

POW (Prisoners of War)

Born, Living or Credited to Jackson County

 

—World War Two / Korean War —

 
POW (Prisoners of War) Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
1. POW (Prisoners of War) Monument
Inscription.
World War Two
Nathan Allen, Albert Broussard,
Frank Dethloff, James D. Gautier,
Harold Goff, James Caire,
William Johnson, James Kelly,
Guy Krebs, Claude Martin,
Bob Sieznger, Maurice Tanner,
Mitch Varcereaux, Erwin Wells,
John Yocum,

Korean War
Bart Delashmet, Payne Burnell

 
Erected 2012 by Jackson County.
 
Location. 30° 24.883′ N, 88° 32.304′ W. Marker is in Moss Point, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (Mississippi Route 613) 0.1 miles north of Mc Innis Avenue. Touch for map. Located at the Jackson County Ski Area (Riverfront Park). Marker is at or near this postal address: 6217 Highway 613, Moss Point MS 39563, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Honoring US Merchant Marine (here, next to this marker); Black Union Sailors Settled in Moss Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Honoring Women in the Military (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Front World War II (within shouting distance of this marker);
POW (Prisoners of War) Monument on far right front. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
2. POW (Prisoners of War) Monument on far right front.
Moss Point Blues (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues & Heritage Festival (approx. 2.4 miles away); Krebs Cotton Gin (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jackson County WWII Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moss Point.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, KoreanWar, World II
 
POW (Prisoners of War) Monument near Escatawpa River. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
3. POW (Prisoners of War) Monument near Escatawpa River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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