U.S.N. Armed Guard of World War II, a War Memorial

U.S.N. Armed Guard of World War II, a War Memorial (HM23LI)

Location: Agawam, MA 01001 Hampden County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 2.743', W 72° 37.115'

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U.S.N. Armed Guard of World War II

The Armed Guard of World War II came into existence on April 15, 1941 as USN Naval Reserves began special gunnery training on September 25, 1941. Orders were given to train 200 officers and 1000 men.
Armed guard crews consisted of officers, gunners, signalmen, radiomen, medics, waves and ship's company, with a total of 144,970 personnel serving on 5236 ships, of these ships, 710 were sunk and many damaged, with 1810 killed in action and unkmown injuries. Armed guard P.O.W. total was 27 with 14 survivors.
To the 1810 armed guards who gave their lives, to their families and friends, the Army and merchant crew that assisted us so well, this memorial is dedicated by their surviving shipmates.
Our motto "We Aim - To Deliver" and we did
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HM NumberHM23LI
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Date Added Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at 7:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 697087 N 4657596
Decimal Degrees42.04571667, -72.61858333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 2.743', W 72° 37.115'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 2' 44.58" N, 72° 37' 6.9000000000001" W
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Area Code(s)413
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1410 Main St, Agawam MA 01001, US
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