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Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial

 
 
Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
1. Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial
Looking north from Germantown Avenue across Mermaid Lane (behind memorial) along Winston Road (with parked cars at right rear of photo).
Inscription.
In loving memory of the men
of Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy
who died in the World War
France 1918

“They challenge us to hold more
precious than mortal life ·
Ideals of Honour · Justice and
Righteousness”

“They counted not their lives
Dear unto themselves”

Gerald Speck February 10 Augusta, Ga·
Henry Howard Houston Woodward April 1 Montdidier·
Clement Cresson Kite June 17 Chateau Thierry·
Antonio Cimino June 22 Vosges·
Arthur Vandervoort Savage July 15 Chateau Thierry·
William Merkle July 16 Chateau Theirry·
Henry Howard Houston 2nd August 15 Fismes·
Hilary Baker Rex September 19 St·Mihiel·
Benjamin Franklin Pepper September 26 Montfaugon·
Alfred Brooks Lister September 27 Montfaugon·
Daniel Brindisi September 27 Chateau Thierry·
John J Golden September 28 U·S· Transport·
Thomas Durrick Jr·, October 4 St· Mihiel·
Stephen J· Hanrahan October 14 Argonne·
William Boulton Dixon October 17 Thiaucourt·
Jacob Zaun October 25 St·Menge·
Edward J· Malone October 27 Souilly·
Ralph T· Mills November 6 Quantico Va·
Hugh McMonigle November 10 Argonne·


 
Location. 40° 4.064′ N, 75° 
Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
2. Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial
11.826′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Germantown Avenue and Mermaid Lane, on the right when traveling north on Germantown Avenue. Click for map. Memorial is on a plot of land bounded on a third side by Winston Road between the Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy neighborhoods. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mower General Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); Buckley Park (approx. half a mile away); William Allen (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wissahickon Inn (approx. 0.7 miles away); Violet Oakley (approx. 1.1 miles away); Philo T. Farnsworth (approx. 1.3 miles away); Germantown Meetinghouse (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
3. Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial Roll of Honor
Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
4. Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial Roll of Honor
Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
5. Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial Roll of Honor
Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
6. Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial
Looking west across Winston Road and Germantown Avenue (behind marker) toward Mermaid Lane (Do Not Enter signs).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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