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In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C.

 
 
In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 9, 2008
1. In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker
Inscription. The first member of Saint Francis of Assisi Parish to give his life in the line of duty.
Mt. Fujiyama, Japan   2 September 1960
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.
 
Also see . . .  St. Francis of Assisi Church website. (Submitted on February 12, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 9, 2008
2. In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker

 
Additional comments.
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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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In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 9, 2008
3. In Memory of Major Wit J. Bacauskas, U.S.M.C. Marker
Major Withold J. Bacauskas' grave in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 48, 1202. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2017
4. Major Withold J. Bacauskas' grave in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 48, 1202.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 792 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4. submitted on October 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
 
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