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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Grant Frederick Timmerman

In Memory Of

 
 
Grant Frederick Timmerman Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
1. Grant Frederick Timmerman Memorial
Inscription.
Medal of Honor
Sgt
US Marine Corps
World War II
Feb 14 1918
Jul 8 1944
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Sergeant Grant R. Timmerman
United States Marine Corps WWII
KIA 8 July 1944 Saipan Island
United States Navy Medal of Honor
Purple Heart Medal with Gold Star
Bronze Star Medal
American Defense Medal
China Service Medal 145
Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal
with four battle stars
New Zealand
Tarawa
Phillipines [sic]
Saipan
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U.S.S. Timmerman
Destroyer
Named for Sgt. Grant Frederick Timmerman, U.S.M.C.
Built by the Bath Iron Works Corp., Bath, Me.
Authorized July 19, 1940
Keel Laid Oct. 1, 1945
Launched May 19, 1951
Commissioned Sept. 26, 1952

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 38° 23.198′ N, 96° 10.884′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker can be reached from Commercial Street (State Highway 99), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Memorial is in All Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 933 South Commercial Street, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Grant Frederick Timmerman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
2. Grant Frederick Timmerman Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Lt. William I. Loomis (within shouting distance of this marker); PFC Floyd Everett Campbell (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Edwin H. Hawes (within shouting distance of this marker); Emporia's Mexican American Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gold Star Mothers of America War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Emporia High School World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lebanon, Grenada, and Panama Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sgt Grant F. Timmerman, USMC. (Submitted on November 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Grant F. Timmerman at Find-A-Grave. (Submitted on November 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. USS Timmerman (DD-828). (Submitted on November 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Grant Frederick Timmerman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
3. Grant Frederick Timmerman Marker
USS Timmerman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
4. USS Timmerman Marker
Grant Frederick Timmerman Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
5. Grant Frederick Timmerman Memorial
All Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
6. All Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on November 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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