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Prospect in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

W.O. Michael Aaron Kight

 
 
W.O Michael Aaron Kight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
1. W.O Michael Aaron Kight Marker
Inscription.
This Military Display is
Dedicated to the Memory of
Fellow Veteran,
W.O. Michael Aaron Kight
Who Lost His Life
In Vietnam on May 19, 1967

 
Erected by V.F.W.Mattatuck Post 8075.
 
Location. 41° 30.435′ N, 72° 56.755′ W. Marker is in Prospect, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from Cheshire Road (Connecticut Route 68) 0.1 miles west of Chatfield Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in front of V.F.W.Mattatuck Post 8075, Cheshire Road, Prospect, CT. Marker is in this post office area: Prospect CT 06712, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the First Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Prospect Soldiers' Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Prospect (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cheshire Civil War Monument (approx. 2.4 miles away); First Church Of Cheshire (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cheshire (approx. 2.4 miles away); "Stepping Stone" (approx. 2.4 miles away); Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prospect.
 
Also see . . .  "The Wall" - Vietnam Memorial Washington DC.
AH1G Huey Cobra Gunship above the stone wall with the marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
2. AH1G Huey Cobra Gunship above the stone wall with the marker
Michael Kight's information at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington., DC (Submitted on September 18, 2009.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. My Hero
I just wanted to thank-you for posting this...I know my brother would be so proud that he wasn't forgotten....And my family thank-you...Gold star sister..Marianne Kight
    — Submitted November 24, 2009, by marianne Kight of Waterbury, Connecticut.

 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
W.O Michael Aaron Kight Marker image. Click for full size.
By marianne Kight, circa 1965
3. W.O Michael Aaron Kight Marker
WO Michael Aaron Kight
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,277 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on November 24, 2009, by marianne Kight of Waterbury, Connecticut. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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