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Ransomville in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Those Who Served in the World War

 
 
Those Who Served in the World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 13, 2014
1. Those Who Served in the World War Marker
Inscription.
Erected in appreciation of those who served in the World War and in memory of these who did not come back.

Corporal O. Leo Curtiss,
CO. M, 7th Inf., 3rd Div.
Killed in action at Chateau - Thierry, July 25, 1918.

Private Albert J. Chestnut,
CO. A, 5th M. G. BN., 2nd Div.
Killed in action Argonne Forest, Oct. 10, 1918.

Private Wilber Crane
CO. I, 4th Inf., 3rd Div.
Killed in action at Meuse - Argonne Forest, Oct 31, 1918

 
Location. 43° 14.291′ N, 78° 54.449′ W. Marker is in Ransomville, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Youngstown-Lockport Road (New York State Route 93) and Curtiss Avenue, on the left on Youngstown-Lockport Road. Touch for map. Marker is on a stone facing NY Route 93. A walkway leads to the stone. Two smaller tablets are on either side by the sidewalk. Marker is in this post office area: Ransomville NY 14131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Funeral Parlor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Site Of Niagara Poultry Farm (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Site of W.H.H. Ransom & Sons, (about
Tablet Left of the World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 13, 2014
2. Tablet Left of the World War Marker
In honor and to the memory of our pioneer mothers and the mothers of soldiers and sailors of all the wars for freedom of the United States. 1920.
600 feet away); Swigert's Evaporator (approx. 0.2 miles away); Traveler's Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grain Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fowler Sawmill (approx. mile away); Ransomville Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ransomville.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Tablet Right of the World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 13, 2014
3. Tablet Right of the World War Marker
This tablet is placed here to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the settlement of the Village of Ransomville by Gideon Curtiss 1817-1917.
Wstward View Those Who Served in the World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 13, 2014
4. Wstward View Those Who Served in the World War Marker
Eastward View Those Who Served in the World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 13, 2014
5. Eastward View Those Who Served in the World War Marker
Wide View Those Who Served in the World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 13, 2014
6. Wide View Those Who Served in the World War Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 24, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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