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South River World War I Memorial

 
 
South River World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. South River World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In memory of all those
of
South River, N.J.
who served in the spirit of self sacrifice
enrolled themselves in
the service of their country
1914 World War 1919

Died in Service
Wislently Boncarewicz Conrad Schmitt Frank Frandsen William A. Schmitzer David Gecelik Joseph A. Schpsco Steve Levandosky Michael Shuplek Thomas Lyons Henry Wenzel John Yaramchuck

 
Location. 40° 27.038′ N, 74° 22.895′ W. Marker is in South River, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Main Street (New Jersey Route 535) near Thomas Street. Click for map. Marker is in front of the Old School Baptist Church, which now houses the South River Historical & Preservation Society. Marker is at or near this postal address: 64-66 Main Street, South River NJ 08882, 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 School Baptist Church (here, next to this marker); South River World War II, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam Conflict Memorial
Marker with statue of World War I Soldier image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Marker with statue of World War I Soldier
This type of monument is fairly common for World War I monuments. There is some variation in the uniform the soldier wears and the type of firearm held (carried in some monuments).
(here, next to this marker); Cannon Brothers' Park (approx. half a mile away); L.J. Smith Farmhouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sayreville, New Jersey Time Capsule (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sayre and Fisher Brick Water Tower (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sayre & Fisher Reading Room (approx. 2 miles away); Sayreville United Methodist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in South River.
 
Also see . . .
1. South River World War I Service Memorial. Another marker commemorating the service for "the boys of South River who answered their country's call and served in the World War" is located inside the South River Museum building. (Submitted on February 6, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. World War I Casualties from South River, NJ. Brief biographies and some pictures of the World War I Casualties from South River, NJ. (Submitted on February 12, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
South River World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. South River World War I Memorial Marker
 
 
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Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 978 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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