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Rutherford World War I Monument

 
 
Rutherford World War I Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
1. Rutherford World War I Monument Marker
Inscription.  
To Rutherford’s glorious dead in the World War

August 1, 1914
November 11, 1918
United States
declared war
April 6, 1917
Monument erected
May 1920

Herbert Alexander Barrows • John Frederick Bauer • Harry Clifford Bigelman, Jr. • Herbert Alyea Collins • Walter DeForest • Ferreol Girardey Dorsey • Thomas Hewitt Everett • James Francis Hefferman • Adolph Richard Hilbert • William Coleman Hodge • Henry Manchester Ladd, Jr. • Arthur Lamon Burroughs Leader • George Alonzo Lewis, Jr. • Mark Eugene Murray • Gerald Ellis Reynolds • Charles Hugo Schneider, Jr. • Howard Olwin Thorne • Harold George Tyler • Clarence Wheelock

 
Erected 1920.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1777.
 
Location. 40° 49.579′ N, 74° 6.436′ W. Marker is in Rutherford, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and W Passaic Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Park Avenue. Marker is located in front of the Rutherford Post Office.
Rutherford World War I Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
2. Rutherford World War I Plaque
The plaque lists citizens of Rutherford who lost their lives during World War I.
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Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rutherford NJ 07070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United Spanish War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford Veterans of War (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Rutherfurd (about 300 feet away); Gettysburg Address (about 300 feet away); Rutherford Vietnam & Korea Memorial (about 500 feet away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Passaic River (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rutherford.
 
More about this monument. A list of battles in which Rutherford citizens participated are listed on the shart of the monument. These include Somme, Antigny, Marne, Cambrai, Chateau Thierry, Mount Kemmel, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Piave.
 
Rutherford World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
3. Rutherford World War I Monument
The names of World War I battles can be seen on the shaft in this photo.
Rutherford World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
4. Rutherford World War I Monument
Rutherford World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
5. Rutherford World War I Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 810 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 5, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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