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Piedmont in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 7, 2014
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
A Memorial

Erected to the boys of Piedmont who gave their lives in the World War

Egbert Williams Beach Henry Augustus Butters Otto Julius Carlsen Frank Jay Field Thomas Edward Graves Carl Castlemayne Jones

1918

“It is for us to be... rededicated to the great task remaining... that these dead shall not have died in vain.” – Lincoln

Dulce Et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori

 
Erected 1918.
 
Location. 37° 49.483′ N, 122° 13.939′ W. Marker is in Piedmont, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Vista Avenue near Highland Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Vista Avenue, Oakland CA 94611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Piedmont Park History Trail (a few steps from this marker); Honor Roll (a few steps from this marker); Faux Bois Benches (within shouting distance of this marker); Piedmont Springs Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Piedmont Springs Clubhouse & Cafe (about
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 7, 2014
2. World War I Memorial Marker
400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Piedmont Art Gallery (about 700 feet away); The Japanese Teahouse (about 700 feet away); The Cascade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piedmont.
 
More about this marker. This memorial is located near the Veteran's Building in the City Hall Complex.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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