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Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial

 
 
Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2009
1. Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In honor
of
the men and women
of Fox Chase
who served their
country and humanity
in the World War
April 6, 1917 - Nov. 11, 1918

These memorials
were
erected by the citizens
of Fox Chase and Rockledge
under the auspices
of
the Fox Chase Branch
of the Emergency Aid
of
Pennsylvania
Nov. 11, 1921


Roll of Honor
Greater Love Hath No Man Than This
Corporal John Laudenslager
Chateau Thierry - July 16, 1918
Private Francis J. Pfeifer
Ellis Island - June 12, 1919
Edith M. Winchester, Nurse
Erivan, Armenia - May 17, 1919

 
Erected 1921 by Citizens of Fox Chase and Rockledge.
 
Location. 40° 4.717′ N, 75° 5.211′ W. Marker is in Rockledge, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Oxford Avenue / Huntington Pike (Pennsylvania Route 232) and Fillmore Street when traveling north on Oxford Avenue / Huntington Pike. Click for map. Memorial pillars straddle the street and mark the border between Rockledge and the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia. Marker is in this post office area: Jenkintown PA 19046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2009
2. Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial
Looking north across border from Fox Chase (Philadelphia) to Rockledge.
2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Honor Roll (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gilbert Motier DeLafayette (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.6 miles away); Knowlton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Burholme World War I Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Thomas Rowland & Sons Shovel Works (approx. 1.4 miles away); Burholme Memorial for Peace (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rockledge.
 
More about this marker. The current memorial has recently replaced the original wooden memorial columns erected in 1921.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public WorkHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2009
3. Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial Roll of Honor
Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2009
4. Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial Roll of Honor
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 611 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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