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Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1917 – 1918

 
 
1917 - 1918 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 20, 2007
1. 1917 - 1918 Marker
Inscription. The residents of the Twenty First Ward as a lasting expression of their gratitude and affection have placed this tablet as a testimonial to the young men of this community, who in a spirit of unselfish patriotism answered their country’s call in the Great War and made the supreme sacrifice.

“Greater love than this hath no man, that he lay down his life for his country.”


[reverse]
These men made the supreme sacrifice:

- Army -
- Corporals -
Henry Alt, Jr. * Albert J. Miller
John W. Windsor
- Privates -
William J. Buhl * Oliver V. Keilholtz
Harry R. Barrett * Edgar J. McCarthy
Geo. M. Biddison * Anthony J. Mitsko
Thomas R. Bopst * James E. Montley
Walter J. Brook * George B. Reilly
Charles B. Craig * John W. Robinson
Harry Cross * Oscar E. Rodman
Rudolph Heard * Edward H. Saffield
James L. Jackson * Fred T. Schmidt
James E. Jubb * Chas. L. Sparanberg
Edward W. Kramer * William Tarr
Herman Winter
[+ Jos. Sands]

- Navy -
Alfred H. Gross * Fred F. Smidt
Henry B. Parrott * Walter A. Weber

 
Erected by Residents of the Twenty First Ward.
 
Location.
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 20, 2007
2. Back of Monument
39° 16.771′ N, 76° 38.512′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Washington Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in Carroll Park off the road leading to Mt. Clare Mansion. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mt. Clare (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Clare (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Mt. Clare (about 400 feet away); Camp Carroll (about 500 feet away); Mount Clare, the Georgia Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carroll Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Gas, Dredges, Beer, and Pianos (approx. 0.4 miles away); H. L. Mencken House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Full view of monument. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 20, 2007
3. Full view of monument.
1917 – 1918 War Memorial (front) image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, February 16, 2011
4. 1917 – 1918 War Memorial (front)
1917 – 1918 War Memorial (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, February 16, 2011
5. 1917 – 1918 War Memorial (reverse)
1917 – 1918 War Memorial at Mount Clare in Carroll Park image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, February 16, 2011
6. 1917 – 1918 War Memorial at Mount Clare in Carroll Park
- view toward downtown Baltimore.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,772 times since then and 74 times this year. Last updated on April 1, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on April 2, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.
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