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Quincy in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

World War Memorial

1917 - 1918

 
 
World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
1. World War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the memory of
the Quincy Boys who offered their
lives during the World War, that
our country and its institutions
might be preserved.

This memorial erected by a grateful city
Quincy, Massachusetts
May 30, 1920


 
Erected 1920 by the Citizens and City of Quincy.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 42° 15.382′ N, 70° 59.796′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Memorial is on Sea Street north of Southern Artery (Massachusetts Route 3A), on the left when traveling north. Monument is in Mount Wollaston Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Sea Street, Quincy MA 02169, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); George F. Bryan (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Memorial
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
2. World War Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Etta M. Hutchins (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
World War Memorial Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
3. World War Memorial Gun
Probable German 7.7 cm FK 96 n.A. WWI cannon No. 22709
World War Memorial Gun Breech image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
4. World War Memorial Gun Breech
Probable German 7.7 cm FK 96 n.A. WWI cannon No. 22709
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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