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Somers World War I Monument

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
1. Somers World War I Monument
Inscription.
1917   1919
Erected by the Town of Somers
In Honor of Those Who Served
In the Great War for Democracy
Mildred Ashforth • William Bailey, Capt. • E. Stanley Baker • N. John Beigan • James Benedict • Bombay Bernado • Abner Brown • Thomas Brown • August Bruso • Harry Butler • Clarence Carpenter • Max Churgin, Corp. • Ralph Curry • John J. Downie • W. Leonard Duffey • William I. Fischer • Barrett Foody, 1st Lieut. • Howard Foody, 2nd Lieut. • Clarence W. Godwin • Frank Grady • Harry Hopkins • George A. Just, 2nd Lieut. • Conrad Klingenstein • Douglas Laughlin, Lieut. • Carl Layton • David J. Little • Peter McNulty, Corp. • Clarence Meldrum • John Noylett • Thomas Murry • Holland Nichol, 2nd Lieut. • Dennis I. O'Leary, Corp. • J. Wetherill Palmer, Sergt. • Louis Petersen • James F. Ryan • Barnard F. Schmidt • Patrick Shannon • Louis Smith • Howard H. Smith • Percy Tompkins • George Trace • Harold N. Wardell • Viola S. Wardell • John Zimmons
 
Location. 41° 19.799′ N, 73° 41.003′ W. Marker is in Somers, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Somerstown Turnpike (U.S. 202) 0.1 miles west of New York State Route 116, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Ivandell Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Somers NY 10589, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
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By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
2. Somers World War I Monument
At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Somers Veterans Monument (here, next to this marker); Somers Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Elephant Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Salem World War II Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Reis Park (approx. 2½ miles away); Mt. Zion Church (approx. 2½ miles away); Thompson House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Knickerbocker Ice (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somers.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Somers World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
3. Somers World War I Monument
To the right of the boulder is a WW II 75mm M1 Pack Howitzer. Behind is the Somers Veterans Monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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