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Lieutenants Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial

 
 
Lts Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 15, 2009
1. Lts Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial Marker
Inscription.
These trees are a living memorial
to members who made the supreme
sacrifice for American Ideals.

Lt Ross Frazier

Lt Paul Hughes


Planted April 23 1939
Dedicated May 30 1947

 
Erected 1947 by The Lancaster Opt-Y-Mist Club.
 
Location. 39° 42.911′ N, 82° 33.665′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 22), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Memorial is about 300 feet east of the Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Recycling Center, and about 400 feet NW of Lincoln Lanes Bowling Alley. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1761 E. Main Street, Lancaster OH 43130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fairfield County Children's Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Zane's Trace (approx. 1.3 miles away); Standing Stone National Bank (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Fifty Star Flag (approx. 2 miles away); Fairfield County Veterans Service Commission Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); The Ohio Military Hall of Fame
Lts Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 15, 2009
2. Lts Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial
(approx. 2 miles away); Rising Park Centennial Celebration (approx. 2 miles away); St. Mary's Church Centennial (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Regarding Lieutenants Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial.
2nd Lt Ross E. Frazier (Service No. 0-727094) served as a bombardier in the 322nd Bombardment Squadron, 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy), 8th Air Force, US Army Air Forces during WWII. His B-17 (Crew 4479) was shot down November 23, 1942 while on a mission against the submarine pens at St. Nazaire, France.

2nd Lt Paul W. Hughes (Service No. 02059783) was killed in action during WWII, specifics are unknown to the contributor at this time.
 
Also see . . .  322nd BS Mission Entries. (Submitted on February 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesHorticulture & ForestryMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Lts Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 15, 2009
3. Lts Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial
Recycling Center in background left.
Lts Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 15, 2009
4. Lts Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial
Recycling Center in background left.
Lancaster Corporate Limit Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 15, 2009
5. Lancaster Corporate Limit Sign
About 50 feet SW of the Frazier-Hughes Memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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