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JEFFERSON COUNTY CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MEMORIAL

SEE ALSO-STAFF SERGEANT HENRY E. ERWIN MEMORIAL PLAQUE*FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM R. LAWLEY JR. MEMORIAL PLAQUE*PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALFORD L. MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL PLAQUE

State:Alabama
LocationLEEDS HISTORICAL PARK-MONTEVALLO ROAD AND CLEVELAND STREET
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State
Zip Code35094
STAFF SERGEANT HENRY E. ERWIN MEMORIAL PLAQUE

HE GRABBED A FAULTY BURNING PHOSPHORESCENT BOMB THAT EXPLODED IN HIS B-29 AND WITH HIS BARE HANDS TOSSED IT OUT THE PILOTS WINDOW AND SAVED THE LIVES OF HIS COMRADES ALTHOUGH COMPLETELY ON FIRE HIMSELF.

State:Alabama
LocationLEEDS HISTORICAL PARK-MONTEVALLO ROAD AND CLEVELAND STREET
City
State
Zip Code35094
FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM R. LAWLEY JR. MEMORIAL PLAQUE

ON A B-17 MISSION OVER EUROPE LAWLEY'S SHIP WAS HIT BY ENEMY FIRE AND TWO CREWMEN SERIOUSLY WOUNDED WHO COULD NOT BAIL OUT. 1ST LT. LAWLEY TOOK CONTROL OF THE SHIP AND MADE A SUCCESSFUL CRASH LANDING ON A SMALL FIGHTER BASE.

State:Alabama
LocationLEEDS HISTORICAL PARK-MONTEVALLO ROAD AND CLEVELAND STREET
City
State
Zip Code35094
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALFORD L. MCLAUGHLIN MEMORIAL PLAQAUE

WHILE SERVING AS A MACHINE GUNNER WITH THE FIRST MARINE DIVISION IN KOREA HOSTILE FORCES ATTACKED HIS POSITION IN BATTALION STRENGTH DURING THE NIGHT. MCLAUGHLIN MAINTAINED A CONSTANT FLOW OF DEVASTATING FIRE UPON THE ENEMY. ACCOUNTING FOR AN ESTIMATED ON ...

State:Alabama
LocationLEEDS HISTORICAL PARK-MONTEVALLO ROAD AND CLEVELAND STREET
City
State
Zip Code35094

 

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