Alvin C. York

Alvin C. York (HM16QG)

Location: Jamestown, TN 38556 Fentress County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 26.664', W 84° 56.196'

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Born in nearby Pall Mall, 1887. Enlisted in U.S. Army 1917, all-American Division, and became outstanding hero of World War I. Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor and Croix De Gurerre for killing 25 of the enemy and single-handedly capturing 132. Established Alvin C. York Institute for education of mountain children. After a lifetime of public service he died in 1964, and is buried at Wolf River Cemetery, Pall Mall.
HM NumberHM16QG
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
Marker Number2C 10
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 7:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 684932 N 4035219
Decimal Degrees36.44440000, -84.93660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 26.664', W 84° 56.196'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 26' 39.84" N, 84° 56' 11.76" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 N Main St, Jamestown TN 38556, US
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