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Emmitsburg in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Francis Xavier Elder

 
 
Francis Xavier Elder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 22, 2019
1. Francis Xavier Elder Marker
Inscription.  
In loving remembrance of
Francis Xavier Elder

Son of
James B. & Sarah B. Elder
Born June 30, 1893
Killed in action Oct 11, 1918

Belleau Woods, Alcaise Argonne Forest
He was the first volunteer from Emmitsburg and a third degree member of the AC of C
May his soul rest in peace

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 39° 42.315′ N, 77° 19.604′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Seton Avenue (Business U.S. 15) and West N Avenue, on the left when traveling north on North Seton Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 North Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg MD 21727, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emmitsburg Maryland Roll of Honor World War II (here, next to this marker); Viet Nam Conflict Memorial (here, next to this marker); Operation Urgent Fury and Lebanese Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Memorial (a few steps
Francis Xavier Elder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 22, 2019
2. Francis Xavier Elder Marker
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from this marker); Operation Just Cause Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Persian Gulf Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Emmitsburg Memorial Post (within shouting distance of this marker); Emmitsburg (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emmitsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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