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Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Falcon Field

Mesa, Arizona

 
 
Falcon Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 24, 2011
1. Falcon Field Marker
Inscription.
This commemorative area was dedicated on May 30, 1991 by her Honor the Mayor of Mesa, Peggy Rubach, in memory of these airmen who gave their lives in the cause of freedom while training at this airfield during World War II.
Instructors
Barney Gordon • Robert C. Hammond • Donald Walker

Royal Air Force
Alexander T. Brooks • James G. Buchanan • William Burke • Peter D. Campbell • Walter w. Chamberlain • Reginald G. H. Clarke • Paul C. I. Collins • George Davison • John R. Durston • Frank Glew • John L Gomm • Harold E. Hartley • Robert B Horn • Robert Lather • Arthur R. Lewis • Anteony S. Lowett • Peter F. Mitson • Albert Morris • Horace R. J. Partoon • Jack Payne • Alec H. Sutton • John Versturme-Bunburn • William J. Walters

U.S. Army Air Corps
Neil Funk • Lawrence J Janson

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 33° 27.254′ N, 111° 43.812′ W. Marker is in Mesa, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker can be reached from Fighter Access Road. Touch for map. Marker is in Falcon Field Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mesa AZ 85215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Falcon Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 24, 2011
2. Falcon Field Marker
of this marker. Per Ardua Ad Astra (here, next to this marker); 3-Inch Mark 33 Deck Gun (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Gen Carl G. Schneider, USAF (Ret) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rear Admiral Hugh Dennis Wisely (USN, ret) (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1st Lieutenant Ralph Ambrose O’Neill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barrett Tillman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel Bruce Perry Crandall U.S. Army (Ret.) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Captain Ted Elvans Lines (AAF) (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesa.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 581 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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