Major General Ira Platt Swift

Major General Ira Platt Swift (HM1IV6)

Location: Buckatunna, MS 39322 Wayne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 33.457', W 88° 34.15'

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Born at Chicora, Mississippi, in February 1898, Ira Platt Swift graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1919. Decorated many times for distinguished service, Swift commanded combat units in Europe in World War II and in the Korean War. His last command was the V Corps, NATO, 1953. He died July 1987 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
HM NumberHM1IV6
Year Placed1995
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, January 18th, 2015 at 5:03pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 351068 N 3492470
Decimal Degrees31.55761667, -88.56916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 33.457', W 88° 34.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 33' 27.42" N, 88° 34' 9" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1781-1899 Buckatunna Chicora Clara Rd, Buckatunna MS 39322, US
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