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Sturbridge in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Lt. Charles J. Collins USAAC

of Baraboo, WI

 

—In Memory Of —

 
Lt. Charles J. Collins USAAC Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2018
1. Lt. Charles J. Collins USAAC Memorial Marker
Inscription.

who died from injuries parachuting
from a P-47 which crashed in
Sturbridge on Sept. 1, 1943.
His body was recovered 4 miles
south of this location

Dedicated Memorial Day May 29, 1995


 
Erected 1995 by American Legion Post 109 and the Sturbridge Lions Club.
 
Location. 42° 6.486′ N, 72° 4.848′ W. Marker is in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Massachusetts Route 131) and Maple Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Main Street, Sturbridge MA 01566, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial (here, next to this marker); The Center School (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Soldier's Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); 1771 Publick House Historic Inn & Country Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Revere Bell (within shouting distance
Lt. Charles J. Collins USAAC Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2018
2. Lt. Charles J. Collins USAAC Memorial
To right of standing monument
of this marker); Sturbridge Honor Roll War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sturbridge Common (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sturbridge.
 
Also see . . .  Lt. Charles James Collins at Find A Grave. (Submitted on June 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceDisastersPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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