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Cheektowaga in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Heroic Dead

 
 
Cheektowaga WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 2, 2017
1. Cheektowaga WWI Memorial
Inscription.
Heroic Dead
1917 World War 1918
Town of Cheektowaga, N.Y.
Andres, John; Benzel, William; Duly, John R.; Geier, Harvey H.; Hoerner, Jacob J.; Holtz, John W.; Klaffka, John C.; Latzer, Wendelin; Ostrowski, Frank; Racinowski, Stanley; Szydlowski, Matthew; Walczak, Frank
 
Erected 1938 by VFW Cheektowaga Post 2429.
 
Location. 42° 54.2′ N, 78° 45.239′ W. Marker is in Cheektowaga, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Ellicott Road and Union Road (New York State Route 277), on the left when traveling north on Ellicott Road. Touch for map. Ellicott Road is the connector between NY route 277 (Union Rd.) and NY route 130 (Broadway) which are grade-separated. Memorial is by the Town of Cheektowaga municipal buildings. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3301 Broadway, Buffalo NY 14227, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Original Site of Forks Hose Company #2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Toll Gate (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forks
Cheektowaga WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 2, 2017
2. Cheektowaga WWI Memorial
Union Rd. (NY 277) is below at left. Ellicott Rd. at right. Broadway (NY 130) passes over Union Rd. Broadway is parallel to the CSX mainline.
(approx. half a mile away); Bellevue (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of Underground Railway Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bennet Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Earliest Church (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheektowaga.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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