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

Combat Wounded Veterans

Military Order of the Purple Heart

 

1782-1932

 
Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
1. Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial
Inscription. My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime.

We few, we happy few, we band of brothers, for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.
 
Erected by Chapter 264 Military Order of the Purple Heart.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 43° 2.316′ N, 78° 53.222′ W. Marker is in North Tonawanda, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can be reached from River Road (New York State Route 265) mile north of Wheatfield Street (New York State Route 429). Touch for map. Memorial is between the west branch of the Niagara River and River Road in Fishermans Park. Memorial is along a walkway between the Seabees Memorial and Marines Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: North Tonawanda NY 14120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of Joseph E. Darlak, SKIc (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Stephan Butski, U.S.M.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Navy Seabee Veterans
Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
2. Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); United States Marines (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Highspeed Line" (within shouting distance of this marker); Once Around is Never Enough (approx. 0.9 miles away); Herschell-Spillman Steam Boiler (approx. one mile away); North Tonawanda (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Tonawanda.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Purple Heart. (Submitted on January 13, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Military
 
View Towards Niagara River image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
3. View Towards Niagara River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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