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Marlborough in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Robert W. “Red” Touchette

 
 
Robert W. "Red" Touchette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 19, 2013
1. Robert W. "Red" Touchette Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to
USAF Captain
"Red"
Robert W. Touchette
Born August 31, 1931
Killed January 27, 1962

Sacrificed his life by
diving his disabled F-86 jet
into the Alabama River to
avoid a populated area

38 combat missions over Korea

A true hero remembered by his Marlborough High 1949 Classmates

November 11, 2000
 
Erected 2000 by Marlborough High Class of 1949.
 
Location. 42° 20.767′ N, 71° 33.2′ W. Marker is in Marlborough, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 20) and Granger Boulevard, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Monument is in the intersection median of Main and Granger across from the Civil War Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Marlborough MA 01752, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lieut Wm. Munroe Brigham Jr. Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Volunteer (within shouting distance of this marker); High School Common (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doughboy Monument (about 400
Robert W. "Red" Touchette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 19, 2013
2. Robert W. "Red" Touchette Marker
feet away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 600 feet away); The John Brown Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Williams Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mary Goodnow's Grave (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marlborough.
 
Categories. Heroes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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