Willcox in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In Memory of Lt. Robert G. Westlund
United States Air Force
A combat veteran of the European theatre of Would War II, Lt. Westlund was dedicated officer and a decorated fighter pilot. The wreckage was removed from the mountainside in 1991, one day another "Mustang" will take to the skies.
This memorial is dedicated to the memory of Lt. Westlund and the freedoms and the ideals of this nation for which he fought, flew, and made the ultimate sacrifice.
Lt. Robert G. Westlund, circa 1951
"For the Cause of Freedom He Gave His Life"
Location. 32° 16.333′ N, 109° 50.462′ W. Marker is in Willcox, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on North Circle I Road north of Fort Grant Road (Arizona Route 186), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Willcox Women's Community Center (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Schwertner House, 1880 (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Toggery, 1925 (approx. 1½ miles away); Willcox Commercial Hotel, 1916 (approx. 1½ miles away); Rex Allen Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Palace Saloon and Pool Hall, 1905 (approx. 1½ miles away); Headquarters Saloon (approx. 1½ miles away); Railroad Avenue (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Willcox.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 963 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.