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Highbridge World War I Memorial

 
 
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By Nycp&r, unknown
1. Highbridge World War I Memorial
Inscription.  
For God and Country
In honor of the boys of
High Bridge
who served their country
and in memory of those who
made the supreme sacrifice
1917    in the World War    1918

*** Killed in Action ***

Lieutenant Harold A. Andre
Lieutenant James C. Andes
Lieutenant Jerome Dixon
Sergeant Philip E. Knopf
Corporal Thomas J. Brennan
Corporal Joseph Thomas
Patrick Carlisle
Daniel A. Chisholm
John P. Conrad Jr.
John J. Delaney
Pasquale Di Meo
Jeremiah S. Hennesey
Charles Hehre
Milton Hogel
Joseph Holahan
Raymond V. Jeselson
Richard G. Nicholas
Clemence Page
James M. Pendergast
Richard Stahl
***
Erected by the Highbridge Regular Democratic Club, Inc.
Hon. William J. Flynn, Chairman
John A. Harms, Secretary - Max Hausle, Architect


 
Erected 1923 by Highbridge Regular Democratic Club.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 40° 
Highbridge World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 4, 2019
2. Highbridge World War I Memorial
49.765′ N, 73° 55.726′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Memorial is on West 161st Street east of Jerome Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Macombs Dam Park, Bronx NY 10451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former American Female Guardian Society’s Home for the Friendless (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Number 3 Babe Ruth (about 700 feet away); Joseph Paul Dimaggio (about 700 feet away); Elston Gene Howard (about 700 feet away); George M Steinbrenner III (about 700 feet away); Joseph Vincent McCarthy (about 700 feet away); Vernon "Lefty" Gomez (about 700 feet away); Mel Allen (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
Also see . . .
1. Macombs Dam Park: Highbridge World War I Memorial. Official NYC Parks description. (Submitted on September 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. "Highbridge Doughboy restored after 40-year project". amNY entry on the monument's repair and reinstallation. (Submitted on September 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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