Staff Sergeant Howard E. Woodford

Staff Sergeant Howard E. Woodford (HMWZA)

Location: Barberton, OH 44203 Summit County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 0.914', W 81° 36.728'

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June 21 1921 - June 7, 1945

— In Memory —

Third Battalion, 130th Infantry
33rd Division, Army of the United States

Posthumously Awarded the
Congressional Medal of Honor


By his daring, skillful, and inspiring leadership, as well as by his gallant determination to search out and kill the enemy, S/SGT Woodford led an inexperienced Filipino guerrilla unit in capturing and securing a vital objective, and was responsible for the successful continuance of a vitally important general advance.
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HM NumberHMWZA
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series.
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 448530 N 4540628
Decimal Degrees41.01523333, -81.61213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 0.914', W 81° 36.728'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 0' 54.84" N, 81° 36' 43.68" W
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Area Code(s)330
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 121-173 6th St NW, Barberton OH 44203, US
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