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Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

World War Memorial

1917 - 1918

World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2020
1. World War Memorial
Glare due to marker covering

Roll of Honor
to commemorate the names of
our men who answered their
country's call and served for
liberty and democracy in the
World War ending Nov. 11th, 1918.

[Honored Dead]
George Ihnát • George Hudák • Andrew Šofranko

[Roll of Veterans]
Stephen Baloga • John J. Baloga • Joseph Baloga
Michal Banik • Joseph Bednár • Albert Bednár
Rudolph Bednár • Stephen Biroš • Michal Bodnár
John Bončik • John M. Bujňak • Stephen Bujňak
John Čech • Joseph Cigler • John Dracula
John Dzurica • George Fáriš • John A. Fedor
John Ferenc • Stephen Ferenc • John J. Fíličko
Andrew Hažlinský • John Hažlinský • George Hažlinský
Stephen Hiščár • Joseph Hopko • Michal Homza
John V. Hudák • Ambrose Hudák • Stephen Hudák
Michal Jančišin • George Jánošik • Andrew Jánošik
Michal Jánošik • John Jenča • Stephen Jenča
Andrew Kollár • Andrew Kováč • George Kovál
Stephen Kovál • George Kučinsky • William Kuba
Andrew Kuba • George Kutný • Stephen

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Peter Kuželovský • John W. Mihal • Stephen Mihalko
John B. Mirmak • Martin Nad • John J. Nad
Stephen Ofšák • George Ofšák • George Opet
Valent Petro • Thomas Paciga • John J. Pacovský
Andrew Pacovský • John A. Podracký • Stephen Ridillá
Joseph Saček • Michal Sedlák • George Soja
John Skoloda • Andrew Soltis • John Sorokáč
Michal Špernoga • John J. Stoféj • John Sulitka
John E. Tkač • George Tomko • Michal Trudnák
Joseph Tuček • Frank Tuček • Michal Tuček
William Uličný • Michal Valko • Andrew Vasyl
John L. Vasyl • Stephen Vasyl • Michal Vasyl
John Vavrek • Michal Vilsko • John Vilsko
Michal Žipay • Anna Yousock, Nurse
Rev. Jos. Murgaš, Pastor
Rev. Louis Morinec, Ass't

"The Right is more
precious than Peace"

Woodrow Wilson
World War I plaque
May 1, 20126

Erected by Slovak Catholic Sokol Assembly 59 and North End Slovak Citizens Club.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism
World War Memorial Rededication Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2020
2. World War Memorial Rededication Marker
War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson series list.
Location. 41° 15.47′ N, 75° 51.824′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Memorial is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Honor Roll is on the North End Slovak Citizens Club building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 635 North Main Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Joseph Murgas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Permanent Settlement in the Wyoming Valley (approx. Ľ mile away); Captain Joseph Davis and Lieutenant William Jones (approx. Ľ mile away); Civil War Memorial (approx. Ľ mile away); Rev. Jacob Johnson, A.M. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frederick and Georgia Post Johnson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Connecticut Settlement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry Brown (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
Regarding World War Memorial. Bas relief panels surrounding the Honor Roll,

clockwise, from top left, represent

1) Naval battle of the Atlantic

2) The first war in the air

World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2020
3. World War Memorial
At North End Slovak Citizens Club

4) Artillery
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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