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World Wars Memorial

Honor Roll

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2019
1. World Wars Memorial
Inscription.  

Erected by the Citizens of Somerton
in honor of its sons who served in
the World War
1917 — 1919

[Died in Service]
Ward W. Pierson • Donato Macholi

[Honor Roll of Veterans]
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Erected in appreciation of our citizens who served
in World War II 1940-1947

[Died in Service]
Leonard Boyd • Leon S. Drumheller • John A. Raynor
Albert T. Reese • W. Howard Joy • William F. VanSant

[Honor Roll of Veterans]


 
Erected by the Citizens of Somerton.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 7.548′ N, 75° 0.805′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Memorial is on Trevose Road 0.1 miles east of Bustleton Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 532), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13073 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19116, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
World Wars Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2019
2. World Wars Memorial
Somerton United Methodist Church in background
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are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Busleton Field (approx. 2 miles away); Byberry Hall (approx. 2.4 miles away); Harold F. Pitcairn (approx. 2.4 miles away); Bryn Athyn Cathedral (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bryn Athyn Historic District (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Bryn Athyn Cathedral (approx. 2.8 miles away); Glencairn (approx. 2.8 miles away); Melmar (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 150 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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