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World War I Monument -- Leonardtown

Gloria Pro Patria In Armis Contendere

 
 
World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, January 5, 2013
1. World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker
Inscription. This Monument is gratefully erected by the citizens of St. Mary's County in honor of her heroes in the World War 1917-1918 and dedicated to this 11th day of November 1921

Gloria Pro Patria Mori

The Names on this monument are those who made the supreme sacrifice

* White *
William J. Briscoe, Private Headquarters Company 313th Regiment American Expeditionary Forces, Killed in Action France, 9-26-18

Edward Briscoe Croker, Seaman U.S.N. American Expeditionary Forces, Died at Sea, 11-30-18

George F. Foote, Private 39th Aero Squadron, Died Waco Texas, 1-8-18

Benj. H. Goddard, Wagoner, Headquarters Company 312the Machine Gun Battalion American Expeditionary Forces, Died, France, 2-24-19

Arthur L. Goode, Corporal Company L 115th Regiment American Expeditionary Forces, Killed in Action, France 8-31-19

Samuel Hammett, Water Tender, U.S.S. Iowa, Died New York. 5-10-19

Lewis P. Heard Wagoner, Supply Company 310th Regiment American Expeditionary Forces Died, France, 10-8-18

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Norman E. Long Corporal Company D 115th Regiment American Expeditionary Forces Died from wounds, France, 9-17-18

John F. Norris, Private Company B 312th Machine Gun Battalion American Expeditionary Forces, Died, France, 10-14-18

James
World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, January 5, 2013
2. World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker
A. Pilkerton, Private Company K 4th Regiment American Expeditionary Forces, Killed in Action, France, 6-21-18

William Schindler, Private Company H 316th Regiment American Expeditionary Forces, Killed in Action, France, 9-16-18

George E. Stewart, Private Company D 312th Machine Gun Battalion American Expeditionary Forces, Died, France 10-14-18

Howard J. Swann, Private Company 3 301st Regiment American Expeditionary Forces, Died, France 2-14-18
Joseph Tennison, Corporal Company B 215th Regiment American Expeditionary Forces,Killed by Sniper, France

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Charles E. Thompson, Private Battery E 310th. Regiment American Expeditionary Forces, Died France, 11-15-17

Joseph X. Thompson, Private 17th Regiment, Died, Camp Meade, 10-20-18

Harry W. Wilmer, 1st Lieutenant 20th Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Forces, Killed in Action, France, 10-10-18


* Colored *
Raymond G. Briscoe, Private 16th Company 154th Depot Brigade. Died Camp Meade, 10-7-18

H. H. Branson, Private Company A 333rd Labor Battalion American Expeditionary Forces, Died France, 1-23-18

Thomas Briscoe, Private 16th Company 154th Depot Brigade, Died, Camp Meade, 10-11-18

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Clarence R. Casine, Private Company 13 154th Depot Brigade, Died, Camp Meade, 10-11-18

James E. Cole, Private 16th Company
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By Allen C. Browne, January 5, 2013
3. World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker
154th Depot Brigade, Died Camp Meade, 10-11-18

William B. Curtis, Private Company F. 811th Pioneer Regiment, Died, Camp Dix 10-5-18

John A .Edson, Private Battery A. 351st Regiment Died, New York, 3-3-19

William J. Gantt, Private Company G. 811th Pioneer Regiment, Died Camp Dix, 9-26-18

James Somerville, Private American Expeditionary Forces, Killed in Action France


 
Location. 38° 17.451′ N, 76° 38.155′ W. Marker is in Leonardtown, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Washington Street (Maryland Route 326), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in the city square in the middle of Washington Street (MD 326) between Fenwick Street and Park Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22697 Washington St, Leonardtown MD 20650, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leonardtown (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mural Story (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Center of Citizenship (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing); The Great House (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Leonardtown (about 500 feet away);
World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, January 5, 2013
4. World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker
This Cannon (about 500 feet away); Site of the Methodist Episcopal Meeting House (c.1847) (about 500 feet away); A Town Spared (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Leonardtown.
 
Also see . . .  WW-I Memorial. Photos in the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties (Submitted on January 21, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. A Segregated War Memorial
This monument marks a time when African Americans could be found among the honored dead but local custom required that they be listed separately.
    — Submitted January 21, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

 
Categories. War, World I
 
World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, January 5, 2013
5. World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker
World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, January 5, 2013
6. World War I Monument -- Leonardtown Marker
Names Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, January 5, 2013
7. Names Plaque
White
Names Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, January 5, 2013
8. Names Plaque
White
Names Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, January 5, 2013
9. Names Plaque
White & Colored
Names Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, January 5, 2013
10. Names Plaque
Colored
 
 
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