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Near West Mansfield in Union County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

York Center WW II Veterans Memorial

The Church is Gone, But the Monument Remains

 
 
York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 22, 2015
1. York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In memory
Veterans
World War II

T/5 Carleton E. Harris Combat Engineers 1913- 1944
PFC. Harold W. Dever Co.B 327th Glider Inf., 101st Airborne Div. 1911- 1944
Albert C. Jolliff S 1/c U.S.N.R. 1925- 1943
T/5 Thomas D.Cornwell 31st Inf. Div. 1925- 1946
William D. Potts PFS ASN 1913- 1945
 
Location. 40° 24.785′ N, 83° 27.188′ W. Marker is near West Mansfield, Ohio, in Union County. Marker is on Raymond-Byhalia Pike (Route 739), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at the north edge of York-McKendree Cemetery, in a garden grove, just past the monument for the former church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28418 OH-739, West Mansfield OH 43358, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. York Township Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Greeneville Treaty Line / Greeneville Treaty Line in Union County (approx. 2.4 miles away); Byhalia School Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Greenville Treaty Line / Indian Boundary (approx. 4.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Flatwood Schoolhouse
York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 22, 2015
2. York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker
close up, showing names inscribed on monument
(approx. 4.9 miles away); Broadway Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); North Union District Veterans' Memorial Monument (approx. 8.1 miles away); Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Mansfield.
 
More about this marker. The marker is in Union County, although address is Logan County.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 22, 2015
3. York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker
York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 22, 2015
4. York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker
full view of marker
York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 22, 2015
5. York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker
Marker is on the right.
York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 22, 2015
6. York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker
Bronze star on the marker
Old cemetery gate arch image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 22, 2015
7. Old cemetery gate arch
The posts are still in place at the driveway, but this arch has been moved to a safer place.
Bell and marquis for the former church that stood at this site image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 22, 2015
8. Bell and marquis for the former church that stood at this site
1910 image. Click for full size.
By Shirley Penhorwood
9. 1910
York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shirley Penhorwood
10. York Center WW II Veterans Memorial Marker
York- McKendree Church, just before demolition
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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