Charles H. Roan

Charles H. Roan (HM16OP)

Location: Claude, TX 79019 Armstrong County
Buy Texas State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 35° 7.968', W 101° 22.824'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 186 views
Inscription

Marine Private First Class

— (Aug. 16, 1923 - Sept. 18, 1944) —

Winner, Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism during the Allied Forces' invasion of Peleliu in the western Pacific in World War II. On July 21, 1945, he was decorated posthumously by presentation of his medal to his mother, Armstrong County Treasurer, Mrs. Lillabel Roan, in Claude. A navy destroyer in 1946 was christened with his name. Private Roan's grave is in the Marine Cemetery, Peleliu Island.
Details
HM NumberHM16OP
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
Tags
Marker Number817
Year Placed1970
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4:01am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 283114 N 3890363
Decimal Degrees35.13280000, -101.38040000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 7.968', W 101° 22.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 7' 58.08" N, 101° 22' 49.44" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 122 Co Rd 14, Claude TX 79019, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?