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Kinder in Allen Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet

 
 
1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker image. Click for full size.
February 28, 2018
1. 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker
Inscription.
In Memoriam
1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet
May 7, 1943 - May 4, 1968

Awarded
The
Congressional Medal of Honor
Posthumously
by
PRESIDENT RICHARD M. NIXON
For
Conspicuous Gallantry
And Willing Sacrifice

"Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That
A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends"


 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 30° 29.232′ N, 92° 50.918′ W. Marker is in Kinder, Louisiana, in Allen Parish. Marker is at the intersection of 9th Street and 4th Street when traveling north on 9th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinder LA 70648, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kinder War Monument (here, next to this marker); Great Louisiana Maneuvers' Blue Army Headquarters (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kinder, Louisiana (about 700 feet away).
 
Also see . . .  La-Cemeteries.com Memorial page to Lt. Fournet. (Submitted on March 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryWar, Vietnam
 
1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker image. Click for full size.
February 28, 2018
2. 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker
1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker image. Click for full size.
February 28, 2018
3. 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Marker
1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe
4. 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet Grave Marker
He is buried in McRill Cemetery aka Kinder Cemetery, Kinder LA in Section F, Row 7. The grave GPS is N30.5157 W92.8489.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 88 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2018.   4. submitted on March 1, 2018, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.
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