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Knights of Pythias Memorial

 
 
Knights of Pythias Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 1, 2015
1. Knights of Pythias Memorial Marker
Inscription.
To our valiant brothers who died
In the service of our country
In World WarI
Knights of Pythias - State of New York

Sidney A Schwartz 60th Infantry, Machine Co. Triange Lodge #153
Morris Dickstein 4th Infantry, Co. C Cosmopolitan Lodge #202
Louis I Hirschfield 30th Infantry Co. D, Cosmopolitan Lodge #202
Solomon D. Katz 41st Co. Provost Guard, Cosmopolitan Lodge #202
David Riesman Commissary Dept. Washington D. C. Nonpareil Lodge #214
Jerome Heine 111th Infantry Co. 11 Pinta Lodge #331
David M. Klein 307th Infantry Co. K Columbus Lodge #332
Jesse Steinthal 308th Infantry Co. K. Sioux Lodge #337
Alexander Goldberg 308th Infantry Claremore Lodge #451
Emanuel Brode 30th Infantry Headquarters Co. Fancourt Lodge#452
 
Erected by Knights of Pythias - State of New York.
 
Location. 40° 46.333′ N, 73° 58.269′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from The Mall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 307th Infantry AEF (here, next to this marker); Edwin Franko Goldman (within
The marker in relation to the 307th's markers. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 19, 2016
2. The marker in relation to the 307th's markers.
shouting distance of this marker); City Employees War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); William John Liebig (about 600 feet away); Bethesda Fountain and Terrace (about 600 feet away); Sir Walter Scott (about 700 feet away); The Pilgrim (approx. 0.2 miles away); Balto (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker is in Central Park. It was placed in the 307th Infantry Regiment Memorial Grove, even though only one of those listed belonged to that regiment.
The marker is in error - there couldn't have been a "Co. 11", as they are designated alphabetically.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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