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Holyoke in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Sheard Playground

In Memory of 2nd Lt. William J. Sheard

 
 
Sheard Playground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 30, 2012
1. Sheard Playground Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the memory of
2nd Lt. William J. Sheard
Co. G 157th Inf. Regt. 7th Army
Sept. 11, 1911 + Dec. 21, 1944
Killed in Action in Germany during
World War II
Lt. Sheard was a love of sports and
a credit to this community in which
he lived
Citizens of Holyoke take pride
in honoring his memory

 
Location. 42° 11.917′ N, 72° 37.05′ W. Marker is in Holyoke, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Street and Maple Street, on the right when traveling east on Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holyoke MA 01040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Korean Veterans Memorial Plaza (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vietnam (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Cabotville Sycamores (approx. 3 miles away); Cabotville Canal (approx. 3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holyoke.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSportsWar, World II
 
Sheard Playground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 30, 2012
2. Sheard Playground Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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