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Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Staten Island World War I Memorial

 
 
Staten Island World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, January 4, 2004
1. Staten Island World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

America over the top

Reverse:
Erected by the residents of Public School Dist. 26 in honor of the 75 men who left to fight in the great World War. We lovingly inscribe the names of those who paid the supreme sacrifice.
Edward Bogdanowis • Byron W Decker • Walter C Ivey • Harold Laub • Hugo Maibauer • Leslie N Morgan • Stephen Petro • Christopher Rogers • Abraham Van Pelt
 
Erected by Residents of Public School District 26.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 40° 35.696′ N, 74° 11.112′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is on Victory Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Victory Blvd and Cannon Ave Staten Island NY, Staten Island NY 10314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail Crossing (approx. 2.3 miles away); Church of Saint Andrew (approx. 2˝ miles away); Church of St. Andrew (approx. 2˝ miles away); Relatives of Elizabeth Bayley Seton
Staten Island World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, January 4, 2004
2. Staten Island World War I Memorial Marker
(approx. 2˝ miles away); Patriots under Gen. Mercer (approx. 2˝ miles away); Christopher House (approx. 2˝ miles away); St. Andrew’s Church (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Three Sisters Garden (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Also see . . .  Travis. Forgotten NY entry, includes mention of the memorial. (Submitted on September 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Additional comments.
1.
This is not so much a "Staten Island" memorial as it is a "Travis" memorial, for the neighborhood (formerly called "Linoleumville") in which it is located.
    — Submitted September 1, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
 
Marker on Victory Boulevard image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
3. Marker on Victory Boulevard
World War I Memorial (Rear) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
4. World War I Memorial (Rear)
Closeup of Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
5. Closeup of Cannon
The cannon is a Civil War-era 6-pounder fieldpiece. The Cannon Avenue on which is sits is named for an old, prominent area family.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 1,013 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   3, 4, 5. submitted on May 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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