Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr.

Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. (HMRO1)

Location: New Britain, CT 06052 Hartford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 39.391', W 72° 47.895'

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In Memory Of
Second Lt. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr.
United States Marine Corps Reserve
October 29, 1929 ? October 26, 1952
Killed in action in Korea and awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by the President of the United States for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty.
"By his indomitable fighting spirit, superb leadership and great personal valor in the face of tremendous odds, Second Lieutenant Skinner served to inspire his fellow Marines in their heroic stand against the enemy and upheld the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country."
Erected by the Citizens of New Britain, Connecticut, in grateful remembrance of all those who gave their lives in Korea.
HM NumberHMRO1
Placed ByThe Citizens of New Britain
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 11:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 683326 N 4613982
Decimal Degrees41.65651667, -72.79825000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 39.391', W 72° 47.895'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 39' 23.46" N, 72° 47' 53.70" W
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Area Code(s)860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 719 Corbin Ave, New Britain CT 06052, US
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