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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

College of Emporia World Wars Memorial

 
 
College of Emporia World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 28, 2012
1. College of Emporia World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to those who offered their live's [sic] in Humanity's defense in the Great War of the Nations 1914-1918, and in memory of those indicated here by Gold Stars who gave their last full measure of devotion

[Roll of Honored Dead]
Luther Aue Charles Baer Edward Braden Dwight Brown Kenneth DeBois Loy Hege Ralph Jeremy James McKee William S. Nickols Fred Norris David Potter Charles D. Raymond Howard Wood

[Honor Roll of Veterans - not transcribed]
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In honor of those who served their country during World War II and in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice
The College of Emporia

[Roll of Honored Dead]
Arthur Barrett Harvey Berger Victor Brecht Morrill Cook George Crawford Morris Davis Orland D. Deputy James Ecker Roland Lee Eklund Stephen Edward Fletcher Alvin L. Larson Lester D. McCormick Herman L. Quinius Charles C. Sheridan Ralph J. Sooter Carroll Homer Spain Dean E. Swift Robert Tomshany John H. Townley Edward Trinkle James Daren Wagg James Warren Charles Clay Payne

[Honor Roll of Veterans - not transcribed]


 
Erected 1919 by College of Emporia Class of 1919
College of Emporia World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 28, 2012
2. College of Emporia World War II Memorial Marker
and Class of 1935 (for WWII marker).
 
Location. 38° 24.321′ N, 96° 10.69′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is on 6th Avenue (U.S. 50), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Memorial is near the entrance to the Emporia Public Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 East 6th Avenue, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Commemoration of the College of Emporia (here, next to this marker); Emporia Free Library (a few steps from this marker); Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the "Kanzas News" (about 500 feet away); Kress Building (about 600 feet away); Emporia (about 700 feet away); William Allen White (approx. 0.2 miles away); White Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World IWar, World II
 
College of Emporia WWII Roll of Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 28, 2012
3. College of Emporia WWII Roll of Honored Dead
College of Emporia WWI Memorial Marker Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 28, 2012
4. College of Emporia WWI Memorial Marker Eagle
College of Emporia World Wars Memorial Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 28, 2012
5. College of Emporia World Wars Memorial Markers
On wall, to right of bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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