Near Carthage in Moore County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
To the American Sergeant Pilot Aviator
Voluntary Enlisted Man in the
French Aviation on December 27th, 1915
Killed in Action on
March 19th, 1917 in Aerial Combat
The country of France will forever be grateful for your ultimate sacrifice
(text from original French Marker)
Jacques Mac Connell
Dans L Aviation Francaise Le 27 Decembre 1915
Tombe Au Champ D Honneur
Le 19 Mars 1917
Dans Un Combat Aerien
La France Reconnaissante
Location. 35° 20.45′ N, 79° 26.211′ W. Marker is near Carthage, North Carolina, in Moore County. Marker is on Gilliam McConnell Road 0.2 miles west of Dowd Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is next to the parking lot at the Gilliam-McConnell Airfield. Marker is at or near this postal address: 194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage NC 28327, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Rogers McConnell (here, next to this marker); Biography of Robert Hoyle Upchurch (here, next to this East Meets West (here, next to this marker); Lt. Robert "Hoyle" Upchurch (here, next to this marker); Ret. SFC Zeb D. Harrington and The "Junkyard Dog" (a few steps from this marker); Buggy Company (approx. 1.1 miles away); John McConnell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Plank Road (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carthage.
Categories. • Air & Space • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 14, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.