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Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

State Arsenal 20th Century Wars Memorial

 
 
State Arsenal 20th Century War Memorials Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
1. State Arsenal 20th Century War Memorials Marker
Inscription.

Battery A R.I.N.G.
Mexican Border
June 28 - October 10 1916
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1917 YD 1919
World War I
103rd Field Artillery
26th, Yankee Division, A.E.F.

In commemoration of those who
served in the Rhode Island units
Hdq. Co. Batteries A,B,C

This memorial is dedicated by
the veterans associations
on the 50th anniversary
1917 - 1967
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43rd Division
World War II
Hdq. 43rd Division Artillery
103rd F.A. Bn. - 169th F.A. Bn.
Feb. 1941 - Oct. 1945

Korean War
Hdq. & Hdq. Btry.
43rd Division Artillery
103rd F.A. Bn. - 169th A.A.A. Bn.
July 1950 - July 1953


 
Erected 1967 by Unit Veterans Associations.
 
Location. 41° 49.71′ N, 71° 24.499′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is at the intersection of Benefit Street and Meeting Street, on the left when traveling north on Benefit Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 176 Benefit Street, Providence RI 02903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
State Arsenal 20th Century War Memorial Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
2. State Arsenal 20th Century War Memorial Markers
To right of doorway, not visible in photo
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Boys of Adams' Battery "G" (here, next to this marker); Providence Marine Corps of Artillery (here, next to this marker); Shakespeare's Head (within shouting distance of this marker); The Meeting Street School (within shouting distance of this marker); Court and State House (within shouting distance of this marker); College Hill Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleur-De-Lys Studio (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sissieretta Jones (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Also see . . .  Arsenal of the Providence Marine Corps of Artillery National Register Nomination. (Submitted on August 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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