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Florence Township War Memorial

 
 
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By Deb Hartshorn, October 20, 2010
1. Florence Township War Memorial
Upper Plaque - Side 1
Inscription.
[Upper Plaque - Side 1:]
We the people of
Florence Township
Dedicate this tablet as visible evidence of our lasting and eternal gratitude for these men who made the supreme sacrifice while serving in the Armed Forces of our nation during the Great World Wars.

1917 World War I 1919
Francis W. Robbins George Beatty, Jr. Wesley J. Harding William Hogan Howard G. Regars Paul Willetts

1941 World War II 1946
Nello L. D'Annunzio George G. Abrams Alexander W. Abrams Thomas H. Applegate Robert J. Archibald Robert I. Arnold Harry M. Brown, Jr. Richard L. Engle Nickolas P. Filipponi Carl R. Larson Herbert L. Larson James R. Tonne James E. Lee Francis A. Lubrano Ralph Pigott Joseph Seamon Steven Seyebe Dominic J. Szypulski Edward R. Trainor Joseph A. Varga George L. Webber John A. Yockus

Dedicated Memorial Day, May 30, 1947
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[Lower Plaque - Side 2:]
1961 Vietnam War 1975
E. Budd Marter, III

1941 World War II
Jacob Leffler

1950 Korea 1955
George E. Wolfe Hansel Daniels

1961 Vietnam 1975
Leon A. Tetkoski, Sr. John W. Barbee

[Side 2:]
War Memorial

Dedicated to the Men
of
Florence Township
Who Served
America
In the Time of War
Erected 1927

 
Erected
Florence Township War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, October 20, 2010
2. Florence Township War Memorial
Lower Plaque - Side 1
1947 by The Veterans Committee of Florence.
 
Location. 40° 7.307′ N, 74° 48.262′ W. Marker is in Florence, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and East Front Street/West Front Street, in the median on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence NJ 08518, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Florence M. E. Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roll of Honor (about 600 feet away); Richard J. Hughes (about 700 feet away); Roebling Ball Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Tullytown Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Roebling Auditorium (approx. 1.4 miles away); Main Cable (approx. 1 miles away); Pennsbury Manor (approx. 1 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Additional keywords. War Memorial - All Wars
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
War Memorial Marker - Side 2 image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn
3. War Memorial Marker - Side 2
Florence Township War Memorial - Side 1 image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, October 20, 2010
4. Florence Township War Memorial - Side 1
The Delaware River and Pennsylvania are in the background.
War Memorial Marker - Side 2 image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn
5. War Memorial Marker - Side 2
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 764 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 20, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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