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Abington District World War I Memorial

 
 
Abington District World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
1. Abington District World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the men and women
of Abington District who answered
the call to service in the World War


Ernest Lafitte Brautigam
James Diodato
Aaron M. Welch
[They died in service]

George R. Ambler, Jr. • Harry A.D. Baer • Albert N. Baggs • John M. Bockius, Jr. • George Boutcher • John A. Boutcher • Norman Boutcher • Edward Francis Britt, 2nd. • Sidney F.T. Brock • Joseph P. Brogan • William A. Brogan • Joseph E. Carney • Auson E. Carnill • Louis Cavallaro • Clarence E. Coffman • George M. Cooper • Oscar Corson • Mary Anne Dietrich • Edward Farenwald • William H. Ferguson • Charles F. Fossler • Theodore Glentworth, 3rd. • Alfred W. Gordon • Charles H. Gordon • Joseph Haines, Jr. • David D.M. Haupt • H. Lloyd Haupt • Carl Conrad Henderson • Elmer E. Hetzel • George C. Hicks • John C. Hicks • Francois L. Hughes • Thomas C. Hutchinson • Richard Henry Insall • Sarah Henderson Keown • John B. Kiffe • Rex Kiffe • Paul T. Kraus • James A. Leslie • Minor Lomax • Merrell Margerum • Roy Pembroke MacLaughlan • Joseph A. McCleary • Lawrence E. McFern • Russell E. McKinney • Clarence A. McVaugh • Robert D. Neely • Milnor W. Newcomb • Howard Nice • Otto Pfeil • Paul H. Pubanz • Monroe Coulter Roberts • George J. Rodemick • Arthur T. Rush • Warren E. Russell • Harry Harmer Salisbury •
Abington District World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
2. Abington District World War I Memorial
Looking east across Old York Road along Susquehanna Road, with the Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery in background right.
John Henry Saylor, Jr. • Francesco Scalfero • John Conyngham Stevens • Edwin White Stevenson • Robert R. Stewart • Elizabeth Coombs Strode • Randolph Taylor • Martin G. Thomasello • Edward Thomas Towill • Ernest D. Vozzy • George Ware • James William Weston • Ida M. Wharteney • Thomas Whiting • H. Calvin Williams, Jr. • Joseph B. Winder

Unveiled May 28, 1921.

 
Erected 1921 by Citizens of Abington District.
 
Location. 40° 6.867′ N, 75° 7.303′ W. Marker is in Abington, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road (Pennsylvania Route 611) and Susquehanna Road (Pennsylvania Route 2017), on the left when traveling south on Old York Road. Touch for map. Marker is adjacent to the Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Abington PA 19001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Abington Church and Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverend Samuel Finley (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots Buried in the Abington Presbyterian Church Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Willow Grove United Methodist Church, 1889 (approx. 2 miles away); The Fountain House Inn, 1717 (approx. 2 miles away); The Manor House, ca. 1719 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Memorial Hall, 1925 (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abington.
 
Regarding Abington District World War I Memorial.
Philadelphia Public Ledger newspaper death notice, 14 November 1918:
BRAUTIGAM
- Nov. 8, at Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky, ERNEST L. BRAUTIGAM, in the 35th year of his age. Funeral services, at his late residence, Rydel, Pa., on Thursday, the 14th inst., on arrival of 2:45 p.m. train from Reading Terminal. Interment private.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,284 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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