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Erected by the Grateful People

 
 
WWI Memorial - 21st Ward of Buffalo image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
1. WWI Memorial - 21st Ward of Buffalo
This area of Buffalo is "Riverside".
Inscription.
Erected by
the grateful people of
the 21st Ward
in memory of
these, our heroes, who gave
their lives for our country
and in honor of
our soldiers and sailors
in the
World War

Emil D.M. Ailing ∙ Frederick Ailing ∙ Daniel W. Bugman ∙ James J. Burns ∙ Stanley Caplo ∙ SGT. Elmer W. Dane ∙ William J. Finn ∙ John A. Fox ∙ SGT. Walter E. Gies ∙ Walenty Grabowski ∙ Corp. Elmer Hourt ∙ Roy House ∙ Bert Johnson ∙ Joseph E. Kayes ∙ Henry S. Killeen ∙ John Klamka ∙ Wincenty Konopko ∙ Earl N. Liebler ∙ Fred W. Loder ∙ Jan Nabruch ∙ Max O. Naegely ∙ Andrew Niemiec ∙ Michael Nowak ∙ Joseph Plewa ∙ Edward L. Raymond ∙ William E. Sawyer ∙ Frank A. Schenk ∙ Stanislaus Sitarski ∙ Paul Sokol ∙ Archie Sommer ∙ Philip Stack ∙ George E. Stein ∙ Cyril F. Tucker ∙ SGT. William J. Umiker ∙ Edwin G. Vogt ∙ John Walasek ∙ Marcus G. Wald ∙ George B. Wilhelm ∙ Stephen Woos

Unveiled November 11, 1922
 
Erected 1922 by People of the 21st Ward of Buffalo.
 
Location. 42° 57.361′ N,

Northward - Niagara Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
2. Northward - Niagara Street
Niagara Street is to the left.
78° 54.653′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Niagara Street (New York State Route 266) and Hotaling Drive, on the right when traveling north on Niagara Street. Touch for map. Memorial is in Riverside Park, facing Niagara Street, south of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Park with a View (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Sons and Daughters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bernard G. Hitro Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away); Hunting and Fishing off the Porch (approx. 0.6 miles away); Niagara River Corridor / Avian Walk (approx. 0.6 miles away); "The Black Rock" (approx. 0.8 miles away); Frenchman's Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away in Canada); St. John's German Cemetery (approx. 2.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Southward - Niagara Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
3. Southward - Niagara Street
To the right is Niagara Street, a pedestrian overpass of Interstate 190, and the Niagara River.
WWI Memorial Riverside Park image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
4. WWI Memorial Riverside Park
Hotaling Drive behind memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on January 23, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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