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American Doughboy “Over the Top” to Victory

 
 
American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 7, 2014
1. American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory Marker
Inscription. Erected by the Veterans Ass'n 74th Inf. N.G.N.Y. In honor of the members of the 74th Inf. U.S.A. who served in the World War 1917-1918 and in grateful memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice
 
Erected 1929.
 
Location. 42° 54.186′ N, 78° 53.611′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Niagara Street (New York State Route 266) and Connecticut Street, on the left when traveling north on Niagara Street. Touch for map. Memorial is located in front of the Connecticut Street Armory. Marker is at or near this postal address: 184 Connecticut Street, Buffalo NY 14213, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert "Frankie" Franklin (a few steps from this marker); St. Mary's-on-the-Hill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); D'Youville College (about 800 feet away); Holy Angels Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of 100th New York Volunteer Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); Oliver Hazard Perry Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); William G. Fargo Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); 28th U. S. Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Regarding American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory.
American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 7, 2014
2. American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory Marker
First of two of plaques on the monument with names of soldiers.
The front half of the armory interior was destroyed by fire in 1982 that collapsed the roof. It was rebuilt. The rear half was saved by a firewall.
 
Also see . . .
1. Connecticut Street Armory - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 14, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. American Doughboy - Buffalo as an Architectural Museum. Many close pictures. (Submitted on January 24, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

3. John Paulding's Doughboys - Doughboy Searcher. This is not a Viquesney doughboy, "...it's the Viquesney Doughboy that's the lookalike. John Paulding beat E. M. Viquesney to the copyright office by five months in 1920 (which might have been the basis for a copyright infringement lawsuit filed against Viquesney in 1922..." (Submitted on January 24, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Text of American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory second name marker
Dedicated to the Memory of
Martin, Russell I. ∙ Matthews, John J. ∙ McDonald, Samuel J. ∙ McGuire, Edward J. ∙ McKnight, Raymond ∙ Measor, John W. ∙ Miller, Roscoe C. ∙ Murphy, Christopher F. ∙ Murray, Daniel, A. ∙ Murray, Roy Q. ∙ Nyhart, Herbert E. ∙ O’Connor, Timothy ∙ O’Donnell, John G. ∙
American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 7, 2014
3. American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory Marker
Second of two plaques on the monument of names of soldiers.
Parker, Harold D. ∙ Pierce, Edward P. ∙Platt, Lawrence H. ∙Pohlmann, William J. ∙ Ricketts, Jack R. ∙ Roos, James J. ∙Ross, Albert J. ∙ Roth, Fred J. ∙ Royce, George W. ∙ Sager, Gail H. ∙Schaefer, John M. ∙ Schenk, Frank A. ∙ Schreiner, Edwin S. ∙ Scott, Charles F. ∙ Scott, Fay M. ∙Seager, Cecil A. ∙ Sennett, William C. ∙ Seymour, Wm. D. ∙ Smith, Harold S. ∙ Smith, Joseph W. ∙ Souter, James C. ∙ Steves, Charles E. ∙ Tates, Arthur ∙ Ward, Henry W. ∙ Watersheath, Norman A. ∙ Weber, Arthur H. ∙Weide, Earl C. ∙Welch, Samuel G. ∙ Wright, Arthur C. ∙ Yund, Joseph J.
By the Veterans Association 74th Inf. N.Y.N.G.
    — Submitted January 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

2. Text of American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory name marker
Dedicated to the Memory of
Bachman, John A. ∙ Baker, Robert S. ∙ Bann, Frederick W. ∙ Bass, Elmer ∙ Boechat, John A. ∙ Burns, John R. ∙ Carter, Kenneth P. ∙ Clark, James P. ∙ Cohen, Benjamin ∙ Crosby, Harry E. ∙ Daniels, Charles R. ∙ DeRum, Howard P. ∙ Dickey, Floyd A. ∙ Dinsmore,
American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory Marker and Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 7, 2014
4. American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory Marker and Memorial
Charles ∙ Eberle, George J. ∙ Eggleston, Allen I. ∙ Findlay, William A. ∙ Finkelstein, Arthur B. ∙ Freedman, Arthur ∙ Geier, Harvey H. ∙ Goldie, Harry D. ∙ Gosdek, William G. ∙ Gurzynski, Henry G. ∙ Gylfe, Carl R. ∙ Haywood, Edward L. ∙Hodge, Howard J. ∙ Horton, George H. ∙ Hourt, Elmer S. ∙ Hughes, Osborn W. ∙ Hyde, William ∙ Johncox, Ralph R. ∙ Kriedmann, Louis E. ∙ Lamm, George E. ∙ Liebeck, Otto H. ∙ Lighthart, George S. ∙Liskowski, Radian ∙ Loder, Fred W. ∙ Lunard, Carl ∙ Lunde, Carl A. ∙ Lutz, John E. ∙ MacKay, Harold G. ∙ Malican, Frank A. ∙ Martin Stewart W.
By the Veterans Association 74th Inf. N.Y.N.G.
    — Submitted January 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

 
Categories. War, World I
 
American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory Marker and Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 7, 2014
5. American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory Marker and Memorial
 
 
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