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Richard Byrd

Grave of Richard Evelyn Byrd, polar explorer.

It reads

Richard E
Byrd Jr

Medal of Honor
US Navy
Oct 25 1888
Mar 11 1957

According to the link above, the "Jr." on this grave marker is a mistake; his son, Richard E. Byrd Jr., is buried next to him.

A monument to Richard Byrd stands outside the cemetery.

Grave of Richard Byrd at Arlington National Cemetery
Time picture taken Fri Jun 24 12:29:22 2011
File name dsc78088.jpg
Location picture taken Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, VA
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