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Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument

 
 
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By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
1. Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument
The Carroll Park iron gates and the monument beyond.
Inscription.  Dedicated to the memory of the men from this district who gave their lives in the World War
1914-1918
Erected by the Fifth Assembly District Memorial Committee
June 1921
Soldiers’ Memorial: They sought no Glory but their country’s good
Sailors’ Memorial: They faced the perils of the sea and the hidden foe beneath the waves.
Memorial panels: Died in the service of their country- 186 names
 
Erected 1921 by the Fifth Assembly District Memorial Committee.
 
Location. 40° 40.863′ N, 73° 59.726′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker can be reached from Carroll Street near Court Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Carroll Park, Brooklyn NY 11231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louis Valentine Jr. Ballfield/Carroll Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birth Place of Jennie Jerome (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cornelius Heeney (approx. half a mile away); Cobble Hill Historic District
Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
2. Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument
The Soldiers Memorial
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Ponkiesberg Fortification (approx. 0.6 miles away); Maryland Heroes (approx. 0.7 miles away); Maryland Regiment Burial Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brooklyn Municipal Building (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Also see . . .  Carroll Park Memorial. Official NYC Parks description of the memorial. (Submitted on June 10, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
3. Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument
The Sailors Memorial
Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
4. Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument
Heroes' names
Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
5. Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument
Heroes' names
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 10, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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