Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Sgt. Walter K. Singleton ~ (1944 - 1967)

Marker ID: THC 4E 90
Location: at the intersection of Austin Peay Highway and Singleton Parkway, Memphis, TN
County: Shelby
Coordinates: N 35° 14.134    W 089° 53.729
  35.23556666    -89.89548333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3K4Z


Born in Memphis and graduated from Bartlett High School, Singleton was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by Congress for heroism during combat in Vietnam. Serving in the 3rd Marine Division, on March 24, 1967, he charged through heavy enemy fire to