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Near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Lieutenant Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr.

 
 
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By Don Morfe, December 11, 2011
1. Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr Marker
Inscription.
Commemorating the beautiful life of
First Lieutenant Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr.
He died June 6, 1944 on the shores of Normandy and lies buried at St. Laurent, France. Age 26 years. A Virginian by birth, descending from a long line of her patriots, he kept the Faith. “Tall men, sun crowned who live above the fog.” So beloved.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 37° 35.808′ N, 77° 26.286′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Myrtle Grove (within the cemetery) north of East Laburnam Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is in Section 2, Lot 471, Forest Lawn Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4000 Pilots Lane, Richmond VA 23222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emek Sholom Holocaust Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sheridan Maneuvers East (approx. one mile away); Intermediate Defenses (approx. one mile away but has been reported missing); Old Dominion Building (approx. 1.2 miles away); Adèle Goodman Clark
Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 11, 2011
2. Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr Marker
His marker is next to his parents grave marker.
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Emmanuel Church at Brook Hill Episcopal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Richmond Defences (approx. 1.2 miles away); Appointed to Serve (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  Jimmie W. Monteith. Wikipedia (Submitted on December 13, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, World II
 
Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2008
3. Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr Marker
This grave marker is located in Normandy Cemetery, St Laurent-sur-Mer, France
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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