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Abington District World War I Memorial

 
 
Abington District World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
1. Abington District World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the men and women
of Abington District who answered
the call to service in the World War


Ernest Lafitte Brautigam
James Diodato
Aaron M. Welch
[They died in service]

George R. Ambler, Jr. Harry A.D. Baer Albert N. Baggs John M. Bockius, Jr. George Boutcher John A. Boutcher Norman Boutcher Edward Francis Britt, 2nd. Sidney F.T. Brock Joseph P. Brogan William A. Brogan Joseph E. Carney Auson E. Carnill Louis Cavallaro Clarence E. Coffman George M. Cooper Oscar Corson Mary Anne Dietrich Edward Farenwald William H. Ferguson Charles F. Fossler Theodore Glentworth, 3rd. Alfred W. Gordon Charles H. Gordon Joseph Haines, Jr. David D.M. Haupt H. Lloyd Haupt Carl Conrad Henderson Elmer E. Hetzel George C. Hicks John C. Hicks Francois L. Hughes Thomas C. Hutchinson Richard Henry Insall Sarah Henderson Keown John B. Kiffe Rex Kiffe Paul T. Kraus James A. Leslie Minor Lomax Merrell Margerum Roy Pembroke MacLaughlan Joseph A. McCleary Lawrence E. McFern Russell E. McKinney Clarence A. McVaugh Robert D. Neely Milnor W. Newcomb Howard Nice Otto Pfeil Paul H. Pubanz Monroe Coulter Roberts George J. Rodemick Arthur T. Rush Warren E. Russell Harry Harmer Salisbury
Abington District World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
2. Abington District World War I Memorial
Looking east across Old York Road along Susquehanna Road, with the Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery in background right.
John Henry Saylor, Jr. Francesco Scalfero John Conyngham Stevens Edwin White Stevenson Robert R. Stewart Elizabeth Coombs Strode Randolph Taylor Martin G. Thomasello Edward Thomas Towill Ernest D. Vozzy George Ware James William Weston Ida M. Wharteney Thomas Whiting H. Calvin Williams, Jr. Joseph B. Winder

Unveiled May 28, 1921.

 
Erected 1921 by Citizens of Abington District.
 
Location. 40° 6.867′ N, 75° 7.303′ W. Marker is in Abington, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road (Pennsylvania Route 611) and Susquehanna Road (Pennsylvania Route 2017), on the left when traveling south on Old York Road. Click for map. Marker is adjacent to the Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Abington PA 19001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Abington Church and Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverend Samuel Finley (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots Buried in the Abington Presbyterian Church Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Willow Grove United Methodist Church, 1889 (approx. 2 miles away); The Fountain House Inn, 1717 (approx. 2 miles away); The Manor House, ca. 1719 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Memorial Hall, 1925 (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Abington.
 
Regarding Abington District World War I Memorial.
Philadelphia Public Ledger newspaper death notice, 14 November 1918:
BRAUTIGAM
- Nov. 8, at Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky, ERNEST L. BRAUTIGAM, in the 35th year of his age. Funeral services, at his late residence, Rydel, Pa., on Thursday, the 14th inst., on arrival of 2:45 p.m. train from Reading Terminal. Interment private.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,206 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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