Lt. Darwin K. Kyle
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 37° 10.323 W 082° 38.021
17S E 354964 N 4115208
Quick Description: On S. Main St in Jenkins.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2015 8:25:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMNKJ5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
This Congressional Medal of Honor winner fought in Korean War. Born in Jenkins, June 1918, Second Lt. Kyle in U.S. Army with Co. K, 7th Inf. Reft., 3d Inf. Div. Lt. Kyle rallied his men amid intensive fighting to renew attacks on enemy machine-gun positions. He killed 7 men in 2 assaults, then was slain by enemy fire, February 16, 1951.
Marker Name: Lt. Darwin K. Kyle

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number (for official markers): 1906

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Letchner County Historical and Genealogical Society Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways


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