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Potsdam in Saint Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II

 
 
Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
1. Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II Memorial
Inscription.
1941 (Potsdam Fire Department-Established 1857) 1945
In honor of
the members of the
Potsdam Fire Department
who served in the armed forces
of our country in World War II
Army [seven names listed]
Navy [three names listed]
Marine Corps [two names listed]
Killed in Action in France
September 15, 1944
Ernest Frederick Hiter
"Greater Love No Man Hath"
They rolled to the call of country
as they rolled to the call of fire

 
Erected by Potsdam Fire Department.
 
Location. 44° 40.133′ N, 74° 58.958′ W. Marker is in Potsdam, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 56) and Park Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Park Street connects US 11 from the north with NY 56 south. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 Main Street, Potsdam NY 13676, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Clarkson-Knowles Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Potsdam
Memorial and Firehouse image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
2. Memorial and Firehouse
(within shouting distance of this marker); St. Lawrence Academy (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. 0.2 miles away); James McCormick (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potsdam.
 
Also see . . .  Potsdam Fire Department. (Submitted on November 18, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
3. Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II Memorial
Park Street in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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