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Company M, 112th Infantry Regiment, in World War I

 
 
Company M, 112th Infantry Regiment, in World War I Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
1. Company M, 112th Infantry Regiment, in World War I Marker
Inscription.  

Company M of the [112th Infantry Regiment, PA] National Guard assembled at the
State Armory, Erie Street, on July 15, 1917, for World War I duty. With 150 men, Company M served in France in 1918. The Argonne Forest battle resulted in the greatest casualties
of any local unit: 23 men killed, 49 wounded, 6 missing.

 
Erected by the Borough of Grove City and Rodger B. Lindh.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I. A significant historical date for this entry is July 15, 1917.
 
Location. 41° 9.621′ N, 80° 5.187′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Memorial is on Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 208) north of Pine Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 South Broad Street, Grove City PA 16127, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. DeFrance Drug Store History (here, next to this marker); Pioneer Aviator Earl Saundt's Demise (here, next to this marker); Incorporation of Grove City Borough (a few steps from this marker); Margaret Simpson Guinnip
Company M, 112th Infantry Regiment, in World War I Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
2. Company M, 112th Infantry Regiment, in World War I Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Joden Jewelers (a few steps from this marker); Montgomery Broom Factory (a few steps from this marker); Police Chief Charles "Charlie" Ray (a few steps from this marker); Slippery Rock & Grove City Railway (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove City.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on one in a series of low sandstone obelisks along South Broad Street (the downtown commercial district) with markers on three sides and a cast Borough of Grove City emblem on the fourth side (facing the street).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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