Company "C" 137th Infantry

Company "C" 137th Infantry (HMU8R)

Location: Council Grove, KS 66846 Morris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 39.709', W 96° 29.043'

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35th "Santa Fe Trail" Division

Erected in honor of the soldiers who served with Company "C" 137th Infantry, World War II

Mobilized December 23, 1940 in Council Grove with men from Morris and adjacent counties. Soon expanded to include men from throughout Kansas and every state in the nation.

Fought to liberate Europe, marching steadily forward from Normandy France to the Elbe River Germany

Battles and Campaigns
Normandy - St. Lo - Break Out
Northern France - Ardennes
Battle of the Bulge
Rhineland - Central Europe

Over 100 Killed in Action
Over 700 Wounded, Missing in Action
or Captured
HM NumberHMU8R
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 8:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 718909 N 4282252
Decimal Degrees38.66181667, -96.48405000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 39.709', W 96° 29.043'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 39' 42.54" N, 96° 29' 2.58" W
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Area Code(s)620, 785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 252-298 E Main St, Council Grove KS 66846, US
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