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Paola in Miami County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Paola Veterans’ Memorial

 
 
Paola Veterans' Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, December 28, 2008
1. Paola Veterans' Memorial
Closeup of dedication
Inscription.
Erected in 1916, in honor of our Country's Defenders, by the school children of Miami County and the D.O. Sellers Family. Dedicated in 1968 to those who have made the Supreme Sacrifice.

Miami County Honored Dead

Spanish War And Phillipines
Killed in Action
A.V.Ricketts - Co.A - 20 Kans. • Arthur Rowe - Co. A - 20 Inf. • Jay Sheldon - Co. I - 20 Kans.
Died in Service
J. E. Johnson - Co. E - 8 Inf. • G. G. Presson - Co. H - 40 Inf. • W. H. Trumbull - Co. L - 11 Inf.

World War
Killed in Battle
Harry S. Anderdson - Co. D -137 Inf. • Loren D. Banta - Co. G - 30 Inf. • Glen L. Bevis - Co. H -   38 Inf. • Lucien M. Booze - Co. B - 104 Inf. • Lester B. Brullman - Co. G - 353 Inf. • Lester B. Green -   Co. F - 353 Inf. • John P. Hand - Co. K - 60 Inf. • Charles H. Hanlin - Co. D - 353 Inf. • Forrest E. Hazlett - Co. D - 137 Inf. • John L. Hinkle - Co. D - 7 Inf. • Joseph Kelly - Co. G - 353 Inf. • Ira E. McMahon - Co. D - 137 Inf. • Lee Mettler - Co. K -    137 Inf. • Charles E. Patterson - Co. A - 7 Inf. • Harvey C. Ringer - 1st Lieut. - 18 Inf. • Milton T. Smith - 83 Co. - 8 Marines • Palmer H. Tuggle - Co. A - 4 Inf.
Died in Service
Charles A Barricklow - 20 Co. - 164 Depot B. •
Paola Veterans' Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 9, 2009
2. Paola Veterans' Memorial
Closeup of Metal Plaque
Fred Bigham - 3 Truck Co. - 117 Am. Tr. • Harold W. Boice - Co. K - 137 Inf. • Clifford L. Day - Co. D - 30 M. C. BM. • Edwin W. Frakes - Evac. Amb. - Co. 23 • Clarence W. Grant - 29 Co. - 164 Depot B. • Ralph R. Guy - 29 Co. - 164 Depot B. • John F. Harkin - Blank - U.S. Training C. • Louis J Kresin - Co. I - 122 Inf. • Arthur Laneer - Co. B - 815 Pio. B. • A. E. Mattingly - Blank - U. S. Hosp. C. • C. H. McDowell - 29 Co. - 164 Depot B. • T.W. Middlemass - 29 Co. - 164 Depot B. • John A. Mullins - Co. D - 353 Inf. • John P. Noonan - Blank - S.A. Training C. • Fred S. Patterson - 29 Co. - 164 Depot B. • Homer L. Rice - Co. D - 353 Inf. • Ross E. Roberts - Co. B - 307 T. C. • E. K. Schweighofer - 11 Co. - 164 Depot B. • Harvey R. Sharp - Blank - Base Hosp. 88 • Martin H. Verdier - M. G. Co. - 353 Inf. • Clifton E. Wallace - 13 Co. - 164 Depot B. • Clarence C. Weaver - 17 Co. - 164 Depot B.
Erected 1925


Carved in the base of the monument are the words:
[North side]
Courage [East side] Patriotism [South side] Heroism [West side] Loyalty
 
Erected 1916 by School children of Miami County and the D.O. Sellers Family.
 
Location. 38° 34.322′ N, 94° 
Paola Veterans' Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, December 28, 2008
3. Paola Veterans' Memorial
52.698′ W. Marker is in Paola, Kansas, in Miami County. Marker is on Wea Street 0 miles east of Silver Street, on the left. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paola KS 66071, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baptiste & Mary Ann Peoria (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miami County History (about 500 feet away); City Hall Fire Bell (about 500 feet away); Miami County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Original Land Office (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 6.3 miles away); John Brown Country (approx. 6.3 miles away); Land Office (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Paola.
 
More about this marker. This Memorial is located on the south side of the City Square in Paola. There is plenty of free parking in the area.
 
Also see . . .  City of Paola, Ks. This is the official link of the city. (Submitted on August 9, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Additional keywords. War/Veterans Memorial
 
Categories. Military
 
Paola Veterans' Memorial south & west sides image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, December 28, 2008
4. Paola Veterans' Memorial south & west sides
Paola Veterans' Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2010
5. Paola Veterans' Memorial Statue
Paola Veterans' Memorial - Courage image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2010
6. Paola Veterans' Memorial - Courage
Paola Veterans' Memorial - Patriotism image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2010
7. Paola Veterans' Memorial - Patriotism
Paola Veterans' Memorial - Heroism image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2010
8. Paola Veterans' Memorial - Heroism
Paola Veterans' Memorial - Loyalty image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2010
9. Paola Veterans' Memorial - Loyalty
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 986 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.   5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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