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World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
1. World War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated by the women of
Pottawatomie County
in honor of those from the county
who answered their country's call
and to the memory of these
who made the supreme sacrifice
in the World War, 1914-1918

Louis W. Beard Walter Blackledge Ernest E. Brunkow Robert L. Byrnes Eli F. Dorsey Lester Dugan Clifford Ellis Orville Eytchison Wm. Fenton James I. Fitzpatrick Clarence Gorges Earl Gregg Gustav Gustafson Fred Harrington Aloysius Helm Joseph F. Higgins Joseph A. Hohn Geo. W. Holm Joe Hoy Harold M. Johnson Clyde E. Keeney Floyd W. Kemp Edwin J. McClinchey Ward McVicar Fred W. Marten Joel H. Melgren Francis Miller Theodore H. Olson Guy F. Proctor Albert T. Sester Hank Schultz Roy Swaim Russell Taylor Charley Trezise Reuben J. Westling Geo. Wingate James Witter Loran Woodcock Herbert Zeillis

Dedicated November 12, 1923


 
Erected 1923 by the Women of Pottawatomie County.
 
Location. 39° 12.075′ N, 96° 18.206′ W. Marker is in Wamego, Kansas, in Pottawatomie County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street (Old U.S. 24) and Ash Street, on the left when traveling east on 4th Street
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
2. World War Memorial
. Click for map. Memorial is near the SW corner of City Park. Marker is in this post office area: Wamego KS 66547, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pottawatomie County (a few steps from this marker); 1893 Chicago World's Fair Statues (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sand and Quartz Boulder (about 600 feet away); Old Dutch Mill (about 700 feet away); Colonel Raymond E. Morris, USAF Retired (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. mile away); Vieux Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); Blackjack Springs (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wamego.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
World War Memorial Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
3. World War Memorial Eagle
Memorial Garden Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
4. Memorial Garden Sign
Near the World War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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