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Henry Murphy Walsh and Every A.E.F. “Runner”

In Loving Memory Of

 
 
Henry Murphy Walsh and Every A.E.F. "Runner" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
1. Henry Murphy Walsh and Every A.E.F. "Runner" Marker
Inscription.

First Class Private, "Runner," Company B, 361st Infantry, 91st Division.

Born February 7th, 1893. Killed in battle in the Argonne September 27th, 1918,

and in honor of every "Runner" that lost his life in the service of the A.E.F. this monument is erected.
 
Location. 39° 2.417′ N, 95° 39.138′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Click for map. Monument is in Section 36 of Topeka Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 SE 10th Avenue, Topeka KS 66607, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Franklin Loomis Crane (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of the Blue (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Curtis (about 600 feet away); Crawford - Capper Burial Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Topeka Tornado Victims (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mariachi Divina! (approx. 1.2 miles away); A Turning Point for Equality (approx. 1.3 miles away); A "Separate But Equal" School? (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Topeka.
 
Regarding Henry Murphy Walsh and Every A.E.F. "Runner". Runners were used to physically carry messages between US Army echelons because communication
Henry Murphy Walsh and Every A.E.F. "Runner" Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
2. Henry Murphy Walsh and Every A.E.F. "Runner" Monument
was difficult for front line units along the Western Front.
 
Also see . . .  The Effectiveness of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in Support of the A.E.F.... (Submitted on September 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 22 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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