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Rear Admiral John W. Wilcox

 
 
To The Memory of John W. Wilcox, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Smith, February 1, 2012
1. To The Memory of John W. Wilcox, Jr. Marker
Inscription.
To The Memory of
Rear Adm. John W. Wilcox, Jr.
Born Midway Ga. Mar 22, 1882
Commander of Battle Ships
Atlantic Fleet U.S. Navy
Lost at sea from his flagship
the U.S.S. Washington
on Mar 27, 1942
off Sabel Island, N. Atlantic
longitude 60 W. latitude 44 N.

 
Location. 33° 4.48′ N, 83° 13.74′ W. Marker is in Milledgeville, Georgia, in Baldwin County. Marker can be reached from Liberty Street. Touch for map. Located in Memory Hill Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Milledgeville GA 31061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Carl Vinson Mary Green Vinson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Unknown Soldiers of Brown Hospital (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cemetery Square (about 600 feet away); Memory Hill Cemetery (about 600 feet away); St. Stephens Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tomlinson Fort House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Governor's Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milledgeville.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2012, by Charles Smith of Milledgeville, Baldwin Georgia. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 31 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 1, 2012, by Charles Smith of Milledgeville, Baldwin Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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