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Wamego in Pottawatomie County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
1. World War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated by the women of
Pottawatomie County
in honor of those from the county
who answered their country's call
and to the memory of these
who made the supreme sacrifice
in the World War, 1914-1918

Louis W. Beard • Walter Blackledge • Ernest E. Brunkow • Robert L. Byrnes • Eli F. Dorsey • Lester Dugan • Clifford Ellis • Orville Eytchison • Wm. Fenton • James I. Fitzpatrick • Clarence Gorges • Earl Gregg • Gustav Gustafson • Fred Harrington • Aloysius Helm • Joseph F. Higgins • Joseph A. Hohn • Geo. W. Holm • Joe Hoy • Harold M. Johnson • Clyde E. Keeney • Floyd W. Kemp • Edwin J. McClinchey • Ward McVicar • Fred W. Marten • Joel H. Melgren • Francis Miller • Theodore H. Olson • Guy F. Proctor • Albert T. Sester • Hank Schultz • Roy Swaim • Russell Taylor • Charley Trezise • Reuben J. Westling • Geo. Wingate • James Witter • Loran Woodcock • Herbert Zeillis

Dedicated November 12, 1923


 
Erected 1923 by the Women of Pottawatomie County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location.
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
2. World War Memorial
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39° 12.075′ N, 96° 18.206′ W. Marker is in Wamego, Kansas, in Pottawatomie County. Memorial is at the intersection of 4th Street (Old U.S. 24) and Ash Street, on the left when traveling east on 4th Street. Memorial is near the SW corner of City Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wamego KS 66547, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pottawatomie County (a few steps from this marker); 1893 Chicago World's Fair Statues (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sand and Quartz Boulder (about 600 feet away); Old Dutch Mill (about 700 feet away); Colonel Raymond E. Morris, USAF Retired (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. Ύ mile away); Vieux Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Vieux Crossing (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wamego.
 
World War Memorial Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
3. World War Memorial Eagle
Memorial Garden Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
4. Memorial Garden Sign
Near the World War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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