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Yates Center in Woodson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. World War Memorial
Inscription.
Erected by the Rural School Children of Woodson County in honor of the Woodson County Boys who entered the World War and in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice

To you, from failing hands,
We throw the torch --
Be yours to hold it high:
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep.
McCrae.

Died in Service
Casper M. Anderson Carl C. Culver Ennis C. Denney Alcy Doty Solomon S. Dutro William A. Elvin Homer M. Gann Andrew J. Hasstedt Bert F. Hughes Martin E. Ireland John E. Johnson Lee L. Leonard Clarence J. Lieurance Thomas P. Mahoney Grant C. Smith Alfred W. Walton Fred B. Work

 
Erected 1921 by the Rural School Children of Woodson County.
 
Location. 37° 52.899′ N, 95° 44.007′ W. Marker is in Yates Center, Kansas, in Woodson County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Rutledge Street, on the right when traveling north on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the southwest grounds of the Woodson County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 West Rutledge Street, Yates Center KS 66783, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker
World War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. World War Memorial Dedication
, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War and Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 9 miles away); Buster Keaton's Birthplace (approx. 11 miles away); History of LeRoy, Kansas (approx. 14.9 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 15 miles away); Opothleyahola (approx. 15 miles away); Founding of LeRoy, Kansas (approx. 15 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yates Center.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
World War Memorial Poem image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
3. World War Memorial Poem
World War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
4. World War Memorial Honor Roll
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
5. World War Memorial
Looking southwest
Yates Center Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
6. Yates Center Time Capsule
Near the World War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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