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Franklin County World War I Memorial

Spirit of the American Doughboy

 
 
Franklin County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
1. Franklin County World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
They shall live forevermore
our glorious dead
1917 1919

Erected to the memory of the men and women of Franklin County who gave their lives in the World War

“Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends”
St. John XV. 13

[First column]
Clarence D. Armstrong John L. Armstrong Lt. Burt J. Asper Luke S. Barkdoll Lloyd C. Baughman Paul J. Beattie Claude A. Render Corp. John C. Bishop Elmer H. Brechbill Corp. Paul D. Brumbaugh Sgt. Frank Carraugh Winfield Carey Paul Cole Theodore J. Crist Irvin R. Cump Corp. A. Melvin Deirich Roy Diehl Hilbert A. Doyle George W. Dunmire Patrick R. Regan Sgt. Jacob L. Frey Charles C. Glass Corp. Wm. R. Gochenauer Merle Gontz William H. Gontz Nurse Mottie Good Corp. George E. Green Norman C. Haller Nurse Josephine Hammond

[Second (middle) column]
Carlton Harbaugh John W. Hartman Sgt. James R. Hatherlee Edgar B. Hockensmith Lewis Himes Clarence L. Hinkle Nurse Katharine P. Irwin Samuel Jaffy Lester W. Johnston Alfred Jones Russell C. Jones Sgt Norman C. Kohler Charles A. Kreitzer Lt. P. Evans Kriechbaum
Franklin County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
2. Franklin County World War I Memorial
The six foot tall Spirit of the American Doughboy statue atop the six foot tall granite base is by E. M. Viquesney.
Howard B. Kriner Harry P. Lackhove Charles B. Lautenslager Sgt. Earl R. Leckron Russell H. Lehman Corp. John R. Long Charles B. Lucore Nurse Florence Matthews Sgt. James McCartney Corp. A. J. McNeal Sgt Earnest Miller Howard M. Miller Nurse Lydia B. Miller Samuel Millhouse Nurse Mary E. Minick Lt. J. Lynn Mort

[Third column]
Russell M. Newman Corp. Chas. M. Nitterhouse Lt. James G. Nixon Arthur B. Nole Corp. Walter B. Peiffer Harold E. Pente Lt. G. F. Poffenberger Sgt. Welky M. Picking Sgt. Mark G. Rock James Rockwell Sgt. Chas. G. Rossman David E. Ryder Walter Seville Alvin C. Sheets Charles F. Sheffler Sgt. A Edgar Shoemaker Richard L. Smith Clyde W. Spidell Sgt. Omer P. Stephey Joseph M. Stickell Joseph H. Stoner Charles W. Stoops Clyde W. Strausner Corp. Crawford C. Strine John A. Weniling Corp. James E. Wilhide Jacob E. Wingeri Wesley Yeager Corp. Leslie Zeger
 
Erected 1923 by Citizens of Franklin County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 39° 56.076′ N, 77° 39.086′ 
Franklin County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
3. Franklin County World War I Memorial
Looking west.
W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and Queen Street, on the left when traveling west on Lincoln Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Israel Benevolent Society Cemetery ( approx. mile away); Messersmith's Woods ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Masonic Temple ( approx. 0.4 miles away); John Brown ( approx. half a mile away); King Street Church ( approx. half a mile away); Joseph Winters ( approx. half a mile away); Old Franklin County Jail ( approx. half a mile away); Burning of Chambersburg ( approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Regarding Franklin County World War I Memorial. Note there are six female nurses listed on this marker.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
"Spirit of the American Doughboy" image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
4. "Spirit of the American Doughboy"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,450 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 1, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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