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Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Tucsonans Killed in Action

“Easy” Company 13th Infantry Battalion USMCR

 

—Korean War —

 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 29, 2013
1. Tucsonans Killed in Action Marker
Inscription.
Top row:
Pfc. Corbett B. Robertson, Pfc. Emilio A. Ramirez, Pfc. Raymond C. Hubbard, Sgt. Jesus R. Carrasco, Pfc. Richard L. Nickles, Pfc. Joe M. Valenzuela

Bottom Row:
Sgt. Johnson McAfee, Pfc. Manuel H. Moreno, Sgt. Raul B. Babasa, Pfc. Malcolm J. Schaeffer, Pfc. Antonio Y. Urbalejo, Pfc. Alphonso E. Lopez
 
Erected 2002.
 
Location. 32° 10.705′ N, 110° 55.867′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is at the intersection of East Ajo Way and Forgeus Street, on the right when traveling west on East Ajo Way. Touch for map. Marker is located at the northeast corner. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2805 East Ajo Way, Tucson AZ 85713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. These Immortal Chaplains (a few steps from this marker); The Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Municipal Airport in the United States (approx. 2.3 miles away); Epes Randolph (approx. 2.6 miles away); Santa Cruz Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); El Conquistador Water Tower
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By Bill Kirchner, July 29, 2013
2. Tucsonans Killed in Action Marker
(approx. 3 miles away); El Parque de Orlando y Diego Mendoza (approx. 3.3 miles away); One Story from the Barrio Viejo (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
Also see . . .  12 Local Marines: Barrios to Korea to Graves. A memorial honoring 12 Tucson Marines of E Company who lost their lives in Korea. (Submitted on July 30, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
Tucsonans Killed in Action Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 29, 2013
3. Tucsonans Killed in Action Marker
Tucsonans Killed in Action Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 29, 2013
4. Tucsonans Killed in Action Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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