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Amsterdam in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

5th Ward War Memorial

 
 
5th Ward War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 30, 2019
1. 5th Ward War Memorial
Inscription.  
To perpetuate
the names of those
members of the
community who served
in the armed forces
of our Country during
World War II 1941-1945

In Memoriam
Andrew Zepetelli
Anthony Petitti
Edward Meyers
John Lenahan
Harold Premo
Nicholas Foti
Peter Sanzen
Samuel Riccio
Ralph Di Caterino
Joseph Colistra
Alfred Agard
Marco Zumbolo
Frank Mercadante

In Memory Of
Andrew Rossetti
Eugene Simiele
who honorably gave their lives during the Korean Conflict
1950-1952

referring to the statue above the memorial is the following text
The statue for this memorial was donated by Mr. & Mrs. Angelo Petitti in grateful memory of their son, Private Anthony J. Petitti, U.S. Army Air Corps, who died in the service of his country in the southwest Pacific area May 28, 1942.
He stands in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die, that freedom might live, grow and increase its blessings.

center plaque in plaza
To perpetuate
5th Ward War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 30, 2019
2. 5th Ward War Memorial
the names of those members of the community who served in the armed forces of the United States of America during the Korean and Vietnam Conflict 1950- 1975

In memory of
Sgt. Vincent Rossi - Vietnam-1970
Sgt. Donato Simiele - Vietnam- 1968

additional names were not transcribed
 
Erected 1946.
 
Location. 42° 56.04′ N, 74° 11.804′ W. Marker is in Amsterdam, New York, in Montgomery County. Memorial is on Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amsterdam NY 12010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donato (Dan) Persico, Chief T/M (a few steps from this marker); Sweet Canal Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chuctanunda Terrace Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Mother Lake" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Sanford Mansion (approx. half a mile away); Kirk Douglas (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pvt. Frank J. Sirchia Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
5th Ward War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 30, 2019
3. 5th Ward War Memorial
The plaque in the center of the memorial plaza
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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