Rockledge in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial
the men and women
of Fox Chase
who served their
country and humanity
in the World War
April 6, 1917 - Nov. 11, 1918
erected by the citizens
of Fox Chase and Rockledge
under the auspices
the Fox Chase Branch
of the Emergency Aid
Nov. 11, 1921
Roll of Honor
Greater Love Hath No Man Than This
Corporal John Laudenslager
Chateau Thierry - July 16, 1918
Private Francis J. Pfeifer
Ellis Island - June 12, 1919
Edith M. Winchester, Nurse
Erivan, Armenia - May 17, 1919
Erected 1921 by Citizens of Fox Chase and Rockledge.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 40° 4.717′ N, 75° 5.211′ W. Marker is in Rockledge, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Memorial is at the intersection of Oxford Avenue / Huntington Pike (Pennsylvania Route 232) and Fillmore Street when traveling north on Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jenkintown PA 19046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Honor Roll (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gilbert Motier DeLafayette (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.6 miles away); Anna Thomas Jeanes (approx. 0.7 miles away); Knowlton (approx. 0.8 miles away); America’s Unknown Child (approx. 0.8 miles away); Burholme World War I Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockledge.
More about this memorial. The current memorial has recently replaced the original wooden memorial columns erected in 1921.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 838 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.