World War Memorial
in honor of those from the county
who answered their country's call
and to the memory of these
who made the supreme sacrifice
in the World War, 1914-1918
Louis W. Beard • Walter Blackledge • Ernest E. Brunkow • Robert L. Byrnes • Eli F. Dorsey • Lester Dugan • Clifford Ellis • Orville Eytchison • Wm. Fenton • James I. Fitzpatrick • Clarence Gorges • Earl Gregg • Gustav Gustafson • Fred Harrington • Aloysius Helm • Joseph F. Higgins • Joseph A. Hohn • Geo. W. Holm • Joe Hoy • Harold M. Johnson • Clyde E. Keeney • Floyd W. Kemp • Edwin J. McClinchey • Ward McVicar • Fred W. Marten • Joel H. Melgren • Francis Miller • Theodore H. Olson • Guy F. Proctor • Albert T. Sester • Hank Schultz • Roy Swaim • Russell Taylor • Charley Trezise • Reuben J. Westling • Geo. Wingate • James Witter • Loran Woodcock • Herbert Zeillis
Dedicated November 12, 1923
Erected 1923 by the Women of Pottawatomie County.
Location. 39° 12.075′ N, 96° 18.206′ W. Marker is in Wamego, Kansas, in Pottawatomie County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street (Old U.S. 24) and Ash Street, on the left when traveling east on 4th Street Touch for map. Memorial is near the SW corner of City Park. Marker is in this post office area: Wamego KS 66547, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pottawatomie County (a few steps from this marker); 1893 Chicago World's Fair Statues (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sand and Quartz Boulder (about 600 feet away); Old Dutch Mill (about 700 feet away); Colonel Raymond E. Morris, USAF Retired (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Vieux Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Vieux Crossing (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wamego.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.