Historic Markers Across Georgia



PFC. Jack Clem Robinson



Marker ID:  
Location: in the Blue Ridge City Park, at the intersection of East Main Street and Church Street, Blue Ridge, GA
County: Fannin
Coordinates: N 34° 51.85    W 084° 19.533
  34.86416666    -84.32555
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
PFC. Jack Clem Robinson Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

PFC. Jack Clem Robinson
USMC

— Sept. 22, 1922- Oct. 25, 1942 —


Killed in action- Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

One of Fannin County's finest- he made the ultimate sacrifice so that others might live

Be it known that Oct. 25 is hereby proclaimed as Jack C. Robinson Day in Fannin Co. Georgia

Dedicated Nov. 11, 1987

Erected 1987 by Fannin County, Georgia.




PFC. Jack Clem Robinson
Photo by David Seibert


Notes:

PFC Robinson was awarded the Silver Star Medal, the United States' third highest military decoration, for his valor.

The Destroyer Escort "USS Jack C. Robinson" was named for PFC Robinson.

 

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