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Memorial Dedicated to the Memory of John A. Boechat

108th Inf., N.Y. N.G.

 
 
Memorial Dedicated to the Memory of John A. Boechat image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
1. Memorial Dedicated to the Memory of John A. Boechat
Inscription.
Memorial Stone
This Memorial is dedicated
to the memory of
John A. Boechat
108th Inf., N.Y. N.G.
as representative of the boys
from Lafayette High School and
this section of Buffalo whose
service and sacrifice in the
World War ✡ 1917-1918
were in the cause of
Liberty, Security and Peace
Erected by
John A. Boechat Post No.295, American Legion
May 29, 1936
"Dauntless you fronted death. For me rests to face life as fearlessly."
 
Erected 1936 by John A. Boechat Post No.295, American Legion.
 
Location. 42° 55.247′ N, 78° 52.863′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Colonial Circle and Bidwell Parkway, on the right when traveling north on Colonial Circle. Touch for map. Memorial is at the southwest terminus of Bidwell Parkway, in the unusually wide divider of the parkway, facing the Colonial Circle traffic circle. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14213, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Daniel Davidson Bidwell (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo Seminary
Plaque on Back of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
2. Plaque on Back of Memorial
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Park Lane Condominium (approx. 0.6 miles away); Milburn House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Red Jacket (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Frederick Law Olmsted (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. The plaque on the back of the stone reads, "Lafayette High School honors all veterans who served in World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam, and all other peacekeeping forces. Class of '89."
 
Categories. War, World I
 
View Towards Northwest image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
3. View Towards Northwest
View Towards Southeast image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
4. View Towards Southeast
Rear of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
5. Rear of Memorial
View Towards Colonial Circle and the General Daniel Davidson Bidwell memorial.
Front, as it Faces the Circle image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
6. Front, as it Faces the Circle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 20, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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