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Sayville War Memorial

 
 
Sayville War Memorial Marker - Main Monument, Front Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
1. Sayville War Memorial Marker - Main Monument, Front Panel
Inscription. [The memorial consists of a main monument plus three additional ground panels.]

[Main monument, front:]
To honor
the men who answered their
Country's call
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Presented
to the Village of Sayville by
Edward Smith and Jewett Holt Smith
in memory of their brother
1st Lieut. Irving Elward Smith
Air Service U.S. Army
Escadrille C. 4G. Commanding
1st Detachment Combat Observers
Born New York City, November 7, 1881
Happy Landing
at Tours, France, November 2, 1918.

"He shall send down from on high to fetch me, and shall take me out of many waters."

[Main monument, left:]
In memory of
Sergt. Frederick Wever
Company D, 302nd Engineers, A.E.F.
Born in Sayville, N.Y.
September 28, 1892,
Died on the Vesle River, in France
August 28, 1918

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In memory of
Pvt. Charles Edward Johnson
Battery D, 308th Field Artillery
Who died of wounds received in action
near Grand Pre, October 25, 1918.
Born in Sayville, N.Y.
February 8, 1896,
Buried
Sayville War Memorial Marker - Main Monument, Left Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
2. Sayville War Memorial Marker - Main Monument, Left Panel
in Langon,
Province Ardennes, France.

[Main monument, right:]
In memory of
Corp. Louis Alfred Rifflard
Company M 307th Infantry, A.E.F.
Born New York City, April 26, 1894
Was wounded at Grand Pre, October 13, 1918
Died October 23, 1918,
Buried in American Cemetery,
St. Menehould, Marne, France.

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In memory of
Pvt. Joseph Aloysus Phillips
Company E, 316th Infantry, 79th Division
Born Providence, R.I. April 10, 1887
Killed in action in France
September 29, 1918,
Buried in Commune of Cierges Cemetery
Meuse, France.

[Left ground panel:]
Korea
1950 - 1953

Robert M. Ritter USA

[Center ground panel:]
To honor the men and women from Sayville who gave their lives while serving in the armed forces during World War II

Saul Bernstein U.S.A. Donald R. Campbell U.S.M. John S. Coakley U.S.A. Charles E. Diuguid, Jr. U.S.N. Florence B. Evans U.S.N. Howard H. Gamble U.S.A. Robert J. Holland U.S.A. William W. Isaacson U.S.A. Boyd A. Kime U.S.A. Paul Kwaak U.S.A. Emil V. Landgren U.S.A Maynard F. Lednum U.S.N. Charles W. Mantha U.S.A. Raymond W. Moore U.S.N. Joseph L. Pagels U.S.A.
Sayville War Memorial Marker - Main Monument, Right Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
3. Sayville War Memorial Marker - Main Monument, Right Panel
Gilbert Whitehouse U.S.N. Merrill D. Wish U.S.A. (and inscribed on the base of the main monument, just above this panel:) Carl A Johnson USA Dec. 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor

[Right ground panel:]
Vietnam
1964 - 1975

James P. McGrath USN Lewis B. Gaiser USA G. Daniel Miller USN W. Spencer Lund USA John M. Gibbons Merrill H. Masin USAF


 
Location. 40° 44.179′ N, 73° 4.891′ W. Marker is in Sayville, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Montauk Highway) and Middle Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Street (Montauk Highway). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sayville NY 11782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corporal Francis V. Todarello (approx. 2.7 miles away); Brookwood Hall (approx. 6.3 miles away); Log House (approx. 6 miles away); Gibb Patent (approx. 6.7 miles away); State Hospital (approx. 6.9 miles away); Early Schools (approx. 7.1 miles away); Methodist Church (approx. 7.1 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Sayville War Memorial Marker - Left Ground Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
4. Sayville War Memorial Marker - Left Ground Panel
Sayville War Memorial Marker - Center Ground Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
5. Sayville War Memorial Marker - Center Ground Panel
Sayville War Memorial Marker - Right Ground Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
6. Sayville War Memorial Marker - Right Ground Panel
Sayville War Memorial - Decorative Element image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
7. Sayville War Memorial - Decorative Element
Sayville War Memorial - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
8. Sayville War Memorial - Wide View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   8. submitted on September 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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