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Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

United States Army Ambulance Corps Service

 
 
United States Army Ambulance Corps Service Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
1. United States Army Ambulance Corps Service Marker
Inscription.  

To the memory of
The USAACS
Trained at Camp Crane
to serve with the French
and Italian Armies
who gave their lives
in the World War

"In a righteous cause they have won
immortal glory and have nobly served
their nation in serving mankind."
Woodrow Wilson

This memorial presented to
the City of Allentown
1927


 
Erected 1927.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismScience & MedicineWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 35.983′ N, 75° 29.396′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Memorial is near the east boundary of West Park, about 275 feet north of the intersection of Linden and Fulton Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allentown PA 18102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. China-Burma-India Memorial (here, next to this marker); First Defenders Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Ignatz Gresser (a few steps from this marker); C Company, 109th Machine Gun Battalion
United States Army Ambulance Corps Service Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 16, 2021
2. United States Army Ambulance Corps Service Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); The Allen Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Military Order of the Purple Heart (a few steps from this marker); D-Day, June 6 1944 (a few steps from this marker); Remembering Allentown's Heroes (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Ambulance Service in World War I (US Army Medical Department). (Submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. A history of Section 647, United States army ambulance service with the French army (Ware, 1919). (Submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
United States Army Ambulance Corps Service Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
3. United States Army Ambulance Corps Service Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on November 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Jun. 28, 2022