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Battalion 9 9/11 Memorial

 
 
Battalion 9 9/11 Memorial plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 27, 2019
1. Battalion 9 9/11 Memorial plaque
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the Memory of
The Courageous Officers and Firefighters of
BATTALION 9 who made the Supreme Sacrifice
on 9/11/01 that others may live
BATTALION 9
ENGINE COMPANY 23
ENGINE COMPANY 40
LADDER COMPANY 35
ENGINE COMPANY 54
LADDER COMPANY 4
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Heroes.
 
Location. 40° 45.647′ N, 73° 59.218′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Eighth Avenue and West 48th Street, on the right when traveling north on Eighth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 782 Eighth Ave, New York NY 10036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel J. Friedman (within shouting distance of this marker); John Golden (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Duffy Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Father Duffy Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schubert Alley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harold Ross (approx. ¼ mile away); The Times Square (Hotel)
Battalion 9 9/11 Memorial bronze image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 27, 2019
2. Battalion 9 9/11 Memorial bronze
(approx. ¼ mile away); Stage Door Canteen (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding Battalion 9 9/11 Memorial. Engine 54/Ladder 4/Battalion 9 in Midtown suffered the greatest loss on September 11th. 15 of its members died that day — more than any other firehouse in the city.
 
Also see . . .  Midtown Firehouse Remembers 15 Colleagues Killed On September 11. CBS News, May 2, 2011 (Submitted on November 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Engine Company 54, Ladder Company 4, Battalion 9 house, FDNY image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 27, 2019
3. Engine Company 54, Ladder Company 4, Battalion 9 house, FDNY
The memorial is on the Eighth Avenue side of the corner walls.
Battalion 9 9/11 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 27, 2019
4. Battalion 9 9/11 Memorial
The individual heroes. I knew Lenny Ragaglia from my carrier route.
Battalion 9 memorial plaques image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 27, 2019
5. Battalion 9 memorial plaques
FDNY remembrances of earlier heroes.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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