Amsterdam in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
5th Ward War Memorial
the names of those
members of the
community who served
in the armed forces
of our Country during
World War II 1941-1945
Ralph Di Caterino
In Memory Of
who honorably gave their lives during the Korean Conflict
The statue for this memorial was donated by Mr. & Mrs. Angelo Petitti in grateful memory of their son, Private Anthony J. Petitti, U.S. Army Air Corps, who died in the service of his country in the southwest Pacific area May 28, 1942.
He stands in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die, that freedom might live, grow and increase its blessings.
center plaque in plaza
In memory of
Sgt. Vincent Rossi - Vietnam-1970
Sgt. Donato Simiele - Vietnam- 1968
additional names were not transcribed
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II.
Location. 42° 56.04′ N, 74° 11.804′ W. Marker is in Amsterdam, New York, in Montgomery County. Memorial is on Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amsterdam NY 12010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donato (Dan) Persico, Chief T/M (a few steps from this marker); Sweet Canal Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chuctanunda Terrace Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Mother Lake" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Sanford Mansion (approx. half a mile away); Kirk Douglas (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pvt. Frank J. Sirchia Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.