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Shickshinny in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World Wars Memorial

 
 
World Wars Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 14, 2018
1. World Wars Memorial
Inscription.

In honor of all those
who served from
Shickshinny and Vicinity
in World Wars I and II

Soldier rest! The warfare o'er
dream of fighting fields no more.
Sleep the sleep that knows no breaking,
morn of toil, nor night of waking.

In Memory
World War I

Jesse Thomas Lee Trescot
Peter Hobbis Henry Andrews
George Stout Frank Ferrari
Darius B. Whitsel Irene Davenport
Ellery T. Phillips Gladys Watkins

World War II
Roy Andrews Albert Conrad
Hertz Whitebread Philip McQuown
Leroy Switzer Harry Hoffman
John Hill Kenneth Titus
Michael Guinto Frank Jasler
Irvin Hargraves Herbert Spader
Robert Buckley Harold McMicheal [sic?]
Peter Ricci Robert Albrandt
Henry Zultevicz Albert Verbenski
Herbert Burgess Josiah Hess
Claude Ipher


 
Erected by Shickshinny V.F.W. Post No. 5430.
 
Location. 41° 9.203′ N, 76° 9.082′ W. Marker is in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Union Street (Pennsylvania Route 239) west of Main Street (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument
World Wars Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 14, 2018
2. World Wars Memorial
is in West Union Street Community Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 West Union Street, Shickshinny PA 18655, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shickshinny (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mocanaqua (approx. 1.1 miles away); Warriors Path (approx. 1.3 miles away); Union Access (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wapwallopen (approx. 5.8 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away); Nescopeck (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shickshinny.
 
Also see . . .  F. L. Garrison Memorial School (former).
Garrison was a person of importance in Shickshinny
(Submitted on April 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World IWar, World II
 
F. L. Garrison Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 14, 2018
3. F. L. Garrison Memorial Marker
In the Community Park, near the war memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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