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Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department World War I Memorial

 
 
Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
1. Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department World War I Memorial
Inscription.  
In memory of members of the
Volunteer Fire Department
of Poughkeepsie
who died in the service of
The World War
1917—1918

Herrman H. Vail • Captain
Charles V. Byrne • Corporal
August L. Madlinger • Seaman
Judson Moshier • Cook
Howard C. Fitchett · William E. Meibaum · Oscar J. Seifts
Privates

 
Erected 1922 by the Poughkeepsie Associated Fire Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 41° 41.016′ N, 73° 55.98′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Monument is in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery Section D. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 342 South Avenue, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anandabai Joshee M.D. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elijah Hedding D.D. (about 500 feet away); Brev't. Maj. Louis McLane Hamilton
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(about 600 feet away); Samuel Neilson (about 600 feet away); Spanish-American War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Trolley Waiting Shelter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Uppuqui-ipis-ing (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
 
Regarding Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department World War I Memorial. The WWI marker was added to the Firemen's Memorial, which was originally erected in 1873 as the centerpiece of the firemen's burial plot, and features common fire fighting equipment of that era.
 
Also see . . .  Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. (Submitted on November 17, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
2. Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument
World War I Memorial on opposite side of monument
Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument Sponsor image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
3. Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument Sponsor
Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
4. Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument Detail
Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
5. Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument Detail
Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
6. Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument Detail
Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
7. Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department Monument Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 17, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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