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Marine Major Eugene McCarthy

May 10 1955 - Feb 2 1991

 
 
Marine Major Eugene McCarthy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, January 6, 2004
1. Marine Major Eugene McCarthy Marker
The Symbol of the United States Marine Corp is located in the center of this staff
Inscription.
Marine Major
Eugene McCarthy
May 10 1955 - Feb 2 1991
Native son of Brooklyn
Desert Storm hero
made ultimate sacrifice
along with 278
fellow Americans
during the Gulf War

 
Location. 40° 37.032′ N, 73° 56.635′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of Kings Highway and Avenue N on Kings Highway. Touch for map. This marker is at the triple intersection of Kings Highway, Avenue N and East 31st Street. The marker can be seen on the left when traveling south on Kings Highway. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3200 Kings Highway, Brooklyn NY 11234, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John J. Fraser (approx. ¼ mile away); Lt. Kenneth E Aimee (approx. 0.3 miles away); Father Kehoe Triangle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wyckoff Bennett Mont House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wyckoff-Bennett Homestead (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Kings Highway (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church of Flatlands (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas F Norton (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsPatriots & PatriotismWar, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm
 
Marine Major Eugene McCarthy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, January 6, 2004
2. Marine Major Eugene McCarthy Marker
A Second Marker at this Monument image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, January 6, 2004
3. A Second Marker at this Monument
A field of broken rock,
the battlefield.
a broken monument,
a life cut short,
duty honor and sacrifice.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 1,394 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on January 29, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 24, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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