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

First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II

 
 
First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 1, 2014
1. First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker
Inscription. Pvt. Joseph F. O'Hearn, 1890 - 1918, World War I.
SSgt. William J. Stamp, 1913 - 1943, World War II.
To honor the memory of Pvt. Joseph F. O'Hearn and his nephew SSgt. William J. Stamp who were the first Lockport residents to be killed in World [sic] I and World War II. This is to serve as a tribute for their gallant service for America and world peace.

[other side of stone]
In memory of all veterans who served in the armed forces of the United States in defense of their country.
 
Location. 43° 10.587′ N, 78° 40.207′ W. Marker is in Lockport, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of East Avenue (New York State Route 31) and Veterans on East Avenue. Touch for map. The memorial is on a stone at the eastern end of Veterans Memorial Park. The very short "Veterans" street is not labeled on Google Maps. The park, a long green space, is across from Eastern Niagara Hospital (formerly Lockport Memorial Hospital). Marker is in this post office area: Lockport NY 14094, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lockport War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lowertown Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Original Niagara Grape Vine
First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 1, 2014
2. First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker
Other side of stone.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Lockport Bank (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lockport (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Erie Barge Canal at Lockport (approx. 0.8 miles away but has been reported missing); The Sluice and Hall Spillway (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cold Springs Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lockport.
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 1, 2014
3. First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker
Eastward view. NY 31 at left, marker at right.
First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 1, 2014
4. First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker
First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 1, 2014
5. First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker
Westward view. NY 31 at right.
First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 1, 2014
6. First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II Marker
Westward. The base of the Lockport War Memorial is just left of the marker in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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