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McNally Plaza World War I Memorial

 
 
McNally Plaza World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 9, 2011
1. McNally Plaza World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated by the
Richard J. McNally Post. 263.
American Legion
in honor of the men
who gave their lives
for their country
in the World War
and who at the time
of their enlistment
resided in the territory
covered by this post.
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Lester L. Babcock • Abraham B. Berall • Frank D. Blakely • William Blessing • Irwin L. Bond • Emanuel Brode • Harry Bumfeld • Jacob Cohen • Raphael Cohen • Howard I. Coller • John V. Daniels Jr. • David Demby • Jeremiah A. Dunn • William Epstein • William J. Flanigan • Joseph L. Gallipsean • Harry P. Geochegan • Alfred T. Girmond • George G. Goldman • Archibald Gray • Irving Grossman • Thomas A. Hegarty • John C. Henshaw • Albert V. Herdman • Edward R. Hough • William A. Howe • Alexander R. Johnson • Andrew Kaas • Thomas F. Keenan • Emil W. Keinzle • John B. LaRose • Ashley Leonard • Jules A. Leroux • Phillip Levine • Oscar P. Lippe • James H. Mallon • Louis Markowitz • Philip E. Marrin • Quincy O. Mills • John A. Morrison • William J. McKenna • Richard J. McNally • John J. O’Dell • Edward O’Reilly • Dubois Owens • Daniel L. Pritchett • John F. Quinlivan • Michael Ressner • Philip E. Rosenfeld • Samuel B. Rottenberg • Eric H. Russel • James D. Ryder • Henry J. Schumacher • Harold L. Schiff • Harold A. Scofield • James Shea • Ernest Slattery • Harry G. Smith
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 9, 2011
2. Back of Monument
• Lawrence Spence • Edeward Walsh • Earle P. Well • Inving M. Wolf

[ Back of Monument: ]
Dedicated     May 30, 1931

 
Erected 1931 by American Legion - Richard J. McNally Post 263.
 
Location. 40° 50.883′ N, 73° 55.787′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of W 182nd Street and Laurel Hill Terrace, on the right when traveling east on W 182nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in McNally Plaza, near the Washington Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Magaw Defended this Position (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Washington (approx. half a mile away); Colonel William Baxter (approx. half a mile away); Highest Point on Manhattan (approx. 0.6 miles away); Plaza Lafayette (approx. 0.7 miles away); American Redoubt (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Hilltop Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Margaret Cochran Corbin (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Monument in McNally Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 9, 2011
3. Monument in McNally Plaza
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 9, 2011
4. World War I Memorial
McNally Plaza World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 9, 2011
5. McNally Plaza World War I Memorial Marker
The monument overlooks the Washington Bridge over the Harlem River, seen in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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