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

Sons of Provincetown

 
 
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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.

 
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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Provincetown AIDS Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Rose Dorothea (within shouting distance of this marker); Provincetown Veterans Memorial (within shouting
Sons Of Provincetown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 20, 2019
2. Sons Of Provincetown Marker
distance of this marker); Universalist Meeting House of Provincetown (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); MacMillan Wharf (about 600 feet away); The First Landing Place of the Pilgrims, Nov. 11, 1620, O.S. (approx. 1.1 miles away); H.M.S. Somerset (approx. 1.8 miles away); Provincetown (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Provincetown.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
1917 Honor Roll 1918 image. Click for full size.
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.
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.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 4 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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