Semper FidelisThis monument is erected to preserve the memory of William G. Leftwich, Jr., Lt. Colonel, United States Marine Corps. A native Memphian who lost his life on November 18, 1970, when the helicopter carrying him and members of a reconnaissance team he had rescued from enemy territory crashed into a mountainside in South Vietnam. Ath the time of his death, he was commanding officer, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division.
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|Date Added||Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 233702 N 3889748|
|Decimal Degrees||35.11540000, -89.92195000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 6.924', W 89° 55.317'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 6' 55.44" N, 89° 55' 19.02" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4113-4415 Southern Ave, Memphis TN 38117, US|
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