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St. Paris in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

St. Paris and Johnson Township World War I Memorial

 
 
St. Paris and Johnson Township World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
1. St. Paris and Johnson Township World War I Memorial Marker
Korea/Vietnam Memorial to left and World War II Memorial.
Inscription.
In grateful remembrance of
“Our Boys”
who answered their Country's call
in the World War Apr. 6. 1917-Nov. 11. 1918
Saint Paris Johnson Twp.

Reverse

When the service flag has faded, and the hands that it caressed have been folded calm and peaceful on each Mother's loving breast, then the torch they passed unto us, we will bear forever on. With our lives we will defend it, we like they will carry on.
 
Erected by St. Paris and Johnson Township.
 
Location. 40° 7.643′ N, 83° 57.812′ W. Marker is in St. Paris, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker is on Jefferson Street near Plum Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Veterans Walk in Harmon Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Paris OH 43072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Paris Korea and Vietnam Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); St. Paris and Johnson Township World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Site of Walborn & Riker Co. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln Funeral Train
St. Paris and Johnson Township World War I Memorial Rear Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
2. St. Paris and Johnson Township World War I Memorial Rear Inscription
(approx. 0.3 miles away); A. B. Graham (approx. 2.9 miles away); Kiser Lake (approx. 3.9 miles away); Brown Township School District #6 (approx. 4.4 miles away); Christiansburg Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Paris.
 
Regarding St. Paris and Johnson Township World War I Memorial. Includes honor roll of township men who served, denoting war dead with an engraved star next to the name.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
World War I-Era Field Piece image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
3. World War I-Era Field Piece
On Veterans Walk.
Harmon Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
4. Harmon Memorial Park
Looking west from Plum Street intersection.
Flagpole Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
5. Flagpole Memorial Marker
Dedicated in memory of Josephine and Harold Printz Shank. Lifetime residents, educators, friends of St. Paris, 4 July 1997. At base of flagpole behind World War I Memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,035 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 23, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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