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Averill Park in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, July 21, 2019
1. Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to those common men and women
who proudly served our country with uncommon valor

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 42° 38.535′ N, 73° 34.356′ W. Marker is in Averill Park, New York, in Rensselaer County. Memorial is on School Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Averill Park NY 12018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sand Lake Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bernard Uhlein (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sand Lake Union (approx. 1.8 miles away); Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Glass Lake (approx. 2.3 miles away); Weatherwax Home (approx. 3 miles away); A President with Poestenkill Connections (approx. 3.3 miles away); Poestenkill War Memorial (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Averill Park.
 
Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 21, 2019
2. Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker

Honor Roll
This monument was dedicated 30 June 1930 to honor Town of Sand Lake WW1 Veterans. It was moved from the Sand Lake School to this site in 2011
Walter Adams denoted as having died while in service.
Names of other veterans were not transcribed.
Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 21, 2019
3. Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker

In Memory of those who served their country

Erected by Lt. Perry Post 3025, Veterans of Foreign Wars

This monument was dedicated 11 November 1947 to honor Town of Sand Lake Veterans.
It was moved from West Sand Lake to this site in 2011
Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 21, 2019
4. Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker

In memory of those from this school
who gave their lives in defense
of their country in World War II

Edward Biittig   Cornelius Miller
Fred Dunhiser     John Myrek
Charles Evertt    Harold Rehm
Raymond Geerholt   David Richter
John Luckow     Leslie Teal
Elmer Martin     Perry Williams

Funds supplied by Class of 1944
Erected by Student Council 1946
Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 21, 2019
5. Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker

Flag poles dedicated in the memory of
PFC Raymond a Ranellucci
10 Feb 1947 - 15 March 1966
G Company 2 Battalion 9th Marine Division
Killed in action- Vietnam
Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 21, 2019
6. Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park Marker
Veteran's names were not transcribed
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 23, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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