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Loretta Perfectus Walsh

Apr. 22, 1896 - Aug. 6, 1925

 
 
Loretta Perfectus Walsh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2021
1. Loretta Perfectus Walsh Marker
Inscription.  

Woman and Patriot
First of those enrolled
in the
United States Naval Service
World War
1917 - 1919
Her comrades dedicate
this monument
to keep alive forever
memories of the
sacrifices and devotion
of womanhood

 
Erected by her US Navy Comrades.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 41° 28.901′ N, 75° 36.532′ W. Marker is in Blakely, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Monument is near the flag pole in the SE section of Saint Patrick's Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1990 Scranton Carbondale Hwy (US Business Route 6), Olyphant PA 18447, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Johnston Blakely (approx. 0.7 miles away); SS. Cyril & Methodius Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Olyphant Coal Miners Memorial (approx.
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0.8 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Nestor Chylak (approx. 0.8 miles away); Olyphant Junior High School (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Loretto Perfectus Walsh (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Loretta Perfectus Walsh at The United States Navy Memorial. (Submitted on May 2, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Loretta Perfectus Walsh - First Enlisted Woman in the Navy. (Submitted on May 2, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Loretta Perfectus Walsh, U.S. Navy at Foundation for Women Warriors. (Submitted on May 2, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Loretta Perfectus Walsh Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2021
2. Loretta Perfectus Walsh Memorial
Loretta Perfectus Walsh Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2021
3. Loretta Perfectus Walsh Grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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