Sgt. IC Donald J. Hurt - Bristow, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 49.746 W 096° 24.325
14S E 734372 N 3968101
Quick Description: This memorial to Sgt. Hurt is located in the VFW War Memorial.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/22/2019 12:15:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMZY9F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni
Views: 2

Long Description:
VFW Post 3656 is located on the west side of Bristow. Adjacent to their building, they have on display numerous items of military equipment, as well as some specific memorials to servicemen. This memorial displays the M1, 81mm Mortar which the U.S. built and used in World War II, Korea and VietNam. It weighed about 300 lbs., fired 18 rounds per minute, and had an effective range of 3300 yards.

A marble monument is located alongside the mortan, dedicated to Sgt. IC Donald J. Hurt who was killed in action April 10, 1952. The monument reads:

Bristow VFW Post 3656 dedicates this 81mm mortar to
Sgt. IC Donald J. Hurt, from Bristow Co. G, 2nd Bn
279th Inf. 45th Div. U.S. Army, who was killed in
action in the Korean War April 10, 1952.

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Type of memorial: Other

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