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Staten Island World War I Memorial

 
 
Staten Island World War I Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Erik Lander, January 4, 2004
1. Staten Island World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Front inscription:
America over the top

Rear inscription:
Erected by the residents of Public School Dist. 26 in honor of the 75 men who left to fight in the great World War. We lovingly inscribe the names of those who paid the supreme sacrifice.
Edward Bogdanowis • Byron W Decker • Walter C Ivey • Harold Laub • Hugo Maibauer • Leslie N Morgan • Stephen Petro • Christopher Rogers • Abraham Van Pelt
 
Erected by Residents of Public School District 26.
 
Location. 40° 35.696′ N, 74° 11.112′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is on Victory Blvd. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Victory Blvd and Cannon Ave Staten Island NY, Staten Island NY 10314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail Crossing (approx. 2.3 miles away); Church of Saint Andrew (approx. 2.5 miles away); Church of St. Andrew (approx. 2.5 miles away); Relatives of Elizabeth Bayley Seton (approx. 2.5 miles away); Patriots under Gen. Mercer (approx. 2.5 miles away); Christopher House
Staten Island World War I Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Erik Lander, January 4, 2004
2. Staten Island World War I Memorial Marker
(approx. 2.5 miles away); St. Andrew’s Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); Site of 18th century structures (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable EventsNotable PersonsNotable PlacesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Marker on Victory Blvd Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
3. Marker on Victory Blvd
World War I Memorial (Rear) Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
4. World War I Memorial (Rear)
Closeup of Cannon Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
5. Closeup of Cannon
Different sources identify the cannon displayed in front of the World War I Memorial as being from the Revolutionary War or the Civil War. The style makes it more likely a Civil War cannon.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 841 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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