Triangle in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C.
The first member of Saint Francis of Assisi Parish to give his life in the line of duty.
Plaque given by Marine Helicopter Sqd. 1
Erected 1960 by Marine Helicopter Squadron (HMX) 1.
Location. 38° 32.6′ N, 77° 19.658′ W. Marker is in Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Touch for map. Marker is in the entrance courtyard of Saint Francis of Assisi Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18825 Fuller Heights Road, Triangle VA 22172, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quantico (approx. half a mile away); HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam Memorial “Wing” (approx. ¾ mile away); Soldiers of the Sea (approx. ¾ mile away); Second Battalion, 4th Marines (approx. ¾ mile away); Iron Mike (approx. ¾ mile away); The Kings Highway ~ Road to Yorktown (approx. 0.8 miles away); Once a Marine .... Always a Marine (approx. 0.8 miles away); The King's Highway ~ The Potomac Path (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Triangle.
Regarding In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C..
Withold John Bacauskas lettered in
(Information courtesy of gocolumbialions.com and jarheadjocks.com)
Also see . . . St. Francis of Assisi Church website. (Submitted on February 12, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
WJ Bacauskas was my father. He died when I was 18 months old. We were living at Quantico at the time. If you would like more information, feel free to contact me via note to the editor.
— Submitted January 4, 2011, by Eve Bacauskas Michaels of Franklin, Massachusetts.
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