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

United States Army Ambulance Corps Service

 
 
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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); D-Day, June 6 1944 (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II (within shouting
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
2. United States Army Ambulance Corps Service Marker
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distance of this marker); U.S.S. Allentown (within shouting distance of this marker); West Park Centennial Time Capsule (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Band City U.S.A. (about 400 feet away); Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell (about 400 feet away); Allentown's First Park (about 400 feet away). 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.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Clear distance photo of the marker (it was a hot, muggy, rainy summer day that played havoc with the camera autofocus) • Can you help?

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