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Governors Island in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Comfort Road

 
 
Comfort Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
1. Comfort Road Marker
Inscription.
Named in memory of
Captain Willis E. Comfort, D.S.C.
F Co. 16th Infantry
Killed in action in France
July 18, 1918

 
Erected by The Military Order of the World Wars – New York Chapter.
 
Location. 40° 41.304′ N, 74° 1.003′ W. Marker is in Governors Island, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Comfort Road and Clayton Road, on the left when traveling west on Comfort Road. Click for map. Marker is located on Governors Island. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonelsí Row (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fort Jay Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reagan-Gorbachev Meeting 1988 (about 400 feet away); John Peter Zenger (about 400 feet away); Meuse-Argonne Point (about 400 feet away); Maj. General Hanson E. Ely Retirement (about 400 feet away); The South Battery (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named The South Battery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Governors Island.
 
Also see . . .  Governors Island National Monument. National Park Service website.
Marker on Governors Island image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
2. Marker on Governors Island
(Submitted on September 11, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Marker on Comfort Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
3. Marker on Comfort Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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