Historic Markers Across Georgia



Rear Admiral John W. Wilcox



Marker ID:  
Location: Memory Hill Cemetery on Liberty St, Milledgeville, GA
County: Baldwin
Coordinates: N 33° 4.48    W 083° 13.74
  33.07466666    -83.229
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

To The Memory of
Rear Adm. John W. Wilcox, Jr.
Born Midway Ga. Mar 22, 1882
Commander of Battle Ships
Atlantic Fleet U.S. Navy
Lost at sea from his flagship
the U.S.S. Washington
on Mar 27, 1942
off Sabel Island, N. Atlantic
longitude 60° W. latitude 44° N.



 

 

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