Binarville in Marne Département, Champagne-Ardenne, France
2-7 October 1918
308th Inf. Regt.
307th Inf Regt.
Companies C & D
306th Machine Gun Bn.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 49° 15.093′ N, 4° 54.903′ E. Marker is in Binarville, Champagne-Ardenne, in Marne Département. Marker is on Route D66 just east of D62, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Binarville, Champagne-Ardenne 51800, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 16 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pennsylvania Memorial at Varennes en Argonne (approx. 8.9 kilometers away in Lorraine); Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery (approx. 15.9 kilometers away in Meuse).
More about this marker. The Marker is along the D66 road about two miles east of Binarville. The battle area is below the road from the marker and eastward approximately 200 yards. Access below the marker is very steep and difficult but the experience is worth it since there are clear battle scars and occasional war debris. The writer doesn't know who actually owns the property.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia - Lost Battalion. (Submitted on August 26, 2015, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee.)
2. Monument unveils legend of 'Lost Battalion'. The US Army's article on the dedication of a monument to the Lost Battalion. Unfortunately, it is unclear whether the article refers to this monument. However, the article does provide a summary of the battle and its importance. (Submitted on August 26, 2015.)
Categories. • War, World I •
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