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Provincetown in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Sons of Provincetown

 
 
Sons Of Provincetown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 20, 2019
1. Sons Of Provincetown Marker
Inscription.  
This Monument
Records the Devotion Of The
Sons Of Provincetown
Who Gave Their Service
To Their Country In The
Great World War 1917-1918
In The Hour Of Need They
Made The Supreme Gift Of
Themselves, Going To Meet
Toil, Privation, Suffering And
Death With Steady Courage .
Those Who Fell Have Given
This And Future Generations
Of Provincetown The Example
Of Noble Achievement And
Of Willing Sacrifice.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 42° 3.074′ N, 70° 11.233′ W. Marker is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Memorial is at the intersection of Ryder St and Commercial St, on the right when traveling east on Ryder St. Marker located on the Provincetown Town Hall grounds northeast side facing Ryder St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Provincetown MA 02657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Provincetown AIDS Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Rose Dorothea (within shouting distance of this marker); Provincetown Veterans Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); #286 Commercial St. (within shouting distance of this marker); Mayflowers Passengers Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pilgrim Memorial Stone (about 300 feet away); Universalist Meeting House of Provincetown (about 400 feet away); MacMillan Wharf (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Provincetown.
 
Sons Of Provincetown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 20, 2019
2. Sons Of Provincetown Marker
1917 Honor Roll 1918 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 20, 2019
3. 1917 Honor Roll 1918
( south plaque )
This plaque lists the honored names of 99 Army veterans from Provincetown who served their Country in World War I. The plaque also lists the honored names of 46 Navy veterans from Provincetown who served their Country during World War I.
1917 Honor Roll 1918 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 20, 2019
4. 1917 Honor Roll 1918
( north plaque )
This plaque lists the honored names of 48 Navy veterans from Provincetown who served their Country during World War I, and one who was killed in action. Additionally, there were 4 Yeoman (P), 3 Nurses, 1 Marine and 1 U.S. Public Health Services employee who served their Country during World War I.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 23, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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