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Franklin County World War I Memorial

Spirit of the American Doughboy

 
 
Franklin County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
1. Franklin County World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
They shall live forevermore
our glorious dead
1917       1919

Erected to the memory of the men and women of Franklin County who gave their lives in the World War

“Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends”
St. John XV. 13

[First column]
Clarence D. Armstrong • John L. Armstrong • Lt. Burt J. Asper • Luke S. Barkdoll • Lloyd C. Baughman • Paul J. Beattie • Claude A. Render • Corp. John C. Bishop • Elmer H. Brechbill • Corp. Paul D. Brumbaugh • Sgt. Frank Carraugh • Winfield Carey • Paul Cole • Theodore J. Crist • Irvin R. Cump • Corp. A. Melvin Deirich • Roy Diehl • Hilbert A. Doyle • George W. Dunmire • Patrick R. Regan • Sgt. Jacob L. Frey • Charles C. Glass • Corp. Wm. R. Gochenauer • Merle Gontz • William H. Gontz • Nurse Mottie Good • Corp. George E. Green • Norman C. Haller • Nurse Josephine Hammond

[Second (middle) column]
Carlton Harbaugh • John W. Hartman • Sgt. James R. Hatherlee • Edgar B. Hockensmith • Lewis Himes • Clarence
Franklin County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
2. Franklin County World War I Memorial
The six foot tall Spirit of the American Doughboy statue atop the six foot tall granite base is by E. M. Viquesney.
L. Hinkle • Nurse Katharine P. Irwin • Samuel Jaffy • Lester W. Johnston • Alfred Jones • Russell C. Jones • Sgt Norman C. Kohler • Charles A. Kreitzer • Lt. P. Evans Kriechbaum • Howard B. Kriner • Harry P. Lackhove • Charles B. Lautenslager • Sgt. Earl R. Leckron • Russell H. Lehman • Corp. John R. Long • Charles B. Lucore • Nurse Florence Matthews • Sgt. James McCartney • Corp. A. J. McNeal • Sgt Earnest Miller • Howard M. Miller • Nurse Lydia B. Miller • Samuel Millhouse • Nurse Mary E. Minick • Lt. J. Lynn Mort

[Third column]
Russell M. Newman • Corp. Chas. M. Nitterhouse • Lt. James G. Nixon • Arthur B. Nole • Corp. Walter B. Peiffer • Harold E. Pente • Lt. G. F. Poffenberger • Sgt. Welky M. Picking • Sgt. Mark G. Rock • James Rockwell • Sgt. Chas. G. Rossman • David E. Ryder • Walter Seville • Alvin C. Sheets • Charles F. Sheffler • Sgt. A Edgar Shoemaker • Richard L. Smith • Clyde W. Spidell • Sgt. Omer P. Stephey • Joseph M. Stickell • Joseph H. Stoner • Charles W. Stoops • Clyde W. Strausner • Corp. Crawford C. Strine • John A. Weniling • Corp. James E. Wilhide • Jacob E. Wingeri • Wesley Yeager • Corp. Leslie Zeger
 
Erected 1923 by Citizens of Franklin County.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed
Franklin County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
3. Franklin County World War I Memorial
Looking west.
in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series list.
 
Location. 39° 56.076′ N, 77° 39.086′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Memorial is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and Queen Street, on the left when traveling west on Lincoln Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Israel Benevolent Society Cemetery (approx. Ό mile away); Messersmith's Woods (approx. 0.4 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Brown (approx. half a mile away); King Street Church (approx. half a mile away); Joseph Winters (approx. half a mile away); Old Franklin County Jail (approx. half a mile away); Burning of Chambersburg (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Regarding Franklin County World War I Memorial. Note there are six female nurses listed on this marker.
 
"Spirit of the American Doughboy" image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
4. "Spirit of the American Doughboy"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,628 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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