Near Covington in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
World War I Roll of Honor
In every war since the founding of this country, citizens of Newbury Township have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America
Many Covington-area servicemen in World War I joined Company A 3rd Infantry Regiment Ohio National Guard at the Armory in Covington. On September 15, 1917, that unit became the 145th Infantry Regiment 37th Infantry Division (the “Buckeye” Division) of the U. S. Army. This Regiment fought in major battles in France and Belgium, and suffered heavy casualties.
Two soldiers from Covington were awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by the President of the United States for ”Extraordinary Heroism in action” during the war. First Sergeant Luther J. Langston and Major William L. Marlin Commander of the 3rd Battalion of the 145th Infantry Regiment. Both are buried in this cemetery.
Erected 2019 by American Legion Post #8-, American Legion Post #184, American Legion Post #43 VFW Post#4235, VFW Post#4874, VFW Post#6557, VFW Post#5436, Eagles Aerie #3998.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross Recipients series list.
Location. 40° 7.803′ N, 84° 21.283′ W. Marker is near Covington, Ohio, in Miami County. Memorial is at the intersection of North High Street (Ohio Route 48) and Ingle Road, on the right when traveling north on North High Street. marker is in Highland Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 796 N High St, Covington OH 45318, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Covington American Legion Monument (a few steps from this marker); Covington Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Michael Ingle (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Covington Civil War Monument (about 600 feet away); Covington WWI Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Rowdy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Buchanan (approx. 0.7 miles away); 1856 (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 1, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.