Dean R. Gilmore

Dean R. Gilmore (HM164H)

Location: Clermont, FL 34714 Lake County
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N 28° 27.71', W 81° 44.888'

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Lt. Gilmore's P-51B Propeller Tip. In honor of Dean R. Gilmore, 1st LT USAAF, 14 Nov 21 - 14 Nov 44. Winner of the Distinguished Flying Cross, Italy, 1944. Killed in a training crash in Lake Louisa on November 14, 1944. Lt. Gilmore and thousands of other military aviators trained throughout central Florida during World War II. Though many were taken from us in combat and in training, we do not mourn them as they now fly with one more divine. Wreckage cleared by Lake County Sheriff's Office dive team, George E. Knupp, Jr. Sheriff. Dedicated November 12, 2001 with Lt. Gilmore's family present.
HM NumberHM164H
Year Placed2001
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 8:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 426756 N 3148591
Decimal Degrees28.46183333, -81.74813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 27.71', W 81° 44.888'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 27' 42.60" N, 81° 44' 53.28" W
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Area Code(s)352
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12501-12599 State Park Dr, Clermont FL 34714, US
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