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The City of Buffalo Sent 18893 Men to Serve in the Great War

 

—Honor Roll of Saint Paul's Church —

 
The City of Buffalo sent 18893 men to serve in the Great War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
1. The City of Buffalo sent 18893 men to serve in the Great War Marker
Inscription.
The City of Buffalo sent 18893 men to serve in the Great War (1914-1918) of which number 851 made the supreme sacrifice of their lives.

The Honor Roll of Saint Paul's Church contains the names of 130 men and 7 women who served in this war. This tablet is placed in proud and grateful remembrance of:
• Frederick Allen Ballachey
• Harry Oaks Ferguson
• James Gard Ferguson
• Gordon Cameron Freeland
• Walter John Phillips
• Philip Robertson
• Harry Grover Theisz
- men of this parish who gave their lives for their country and for liberty and righteousness.

"Greater love hath no man than this - that a man lay down his life for his friends."
Erected Memorial Day, May 30, 1920.

 
Erected 1920 by Saint Paul's Church.
 
Location. 42° 52.986′ N, 78° 52.562′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Pearl Street and Church Street (New York State Route 5), on the right when traveling north on Pearl Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 Pearl Street, Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (here,
St. Paul's Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
2. St. Paul's Cathedral
next to this marker); St. Paul's Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Prudential (Guaranty) Building (within shouting distance of this marker); General Kazimierz Pulaski (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Greek Settlers of Buffalo (about 300 feet away); Ellicott Square (about 300 feet away); Ellicott Square Building (about 300 feet away); Grover Cleveland (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Additional keywords. St. Paul's Cathedral; Episcopalian.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
The City of Buffalo sent 18893 men to serve in the Great War Marker in situ image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
3. The City of Buffalo sent 18893 men to serve in the Great War Marker in situ
St. Paul's National Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
4. St. Paul's National Historic Landmark Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on July 11, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 13, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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