Maurice Edward Frock

Maurice Edward Frock (HM20ZW)

Location: Hagerstown, MD 21740 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 37.942', W 77° 43.399'

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Frock enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1916. During world war I, he served in France with the 5th Marine Regiment. in June, 1918, he was detached from his company to serve at battalion headquarters. Frock earned two silver star medals for heroism. the first was for being among a team of messengers running dispatches across the battlefield at Château-Thierry from June 6 to 10. during the battle of Belleau Wood on June 12, he was delivering an important dispatch through a heavy bombardment of German artillery fire when he was killed in action. His remains were buried on the battlefield. The French Republic awarded private Frock the Croix de Guerre medal for his valor.
HM NumberHM20ZW
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Date Added Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 266280 N 4390499
Decimal Degrees39.63236667, -77.72331667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 37.942', W 77° 43.399'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 37' 56.52" N, 77° 43' 23.94" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 583-597 MD-65, Hagerstown MD 21740, US
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