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Red Bank in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Red Bank War Memorial

 
 
Monument Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Monument Dedication Plaque



Inscription.
"Handing Down Old Glory"
In Honor and Memory of All
Civil War Veterans and
Arrowsmith's Post, No. 61,
Grand Army of the Republic
Organized at Red Bank,
New Jersey, 1881 and Association
Of Civil War Veterans.

Their Names May Be Forgotten
But Their Sacrifices and Deeds
On Land and Sea are
Recorded in the Annals of
Their Grateful Country.

This monument was erected through the efforts
of the Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department,
May 30th, 1926

Navesink Hook & Ladder Company • Relief Engine Company • Independent Engine Company • Liberty Hose Company • Union Hose Company • Westside Hose Company

 
Location. 40° 20.95′ N, 74° 4.067′ W. Marker is in Red Bank, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Monmouth Street and Crummond Place on Monmouth Street. Touch for map. A few hundred feet west of Route 35 in Downtown Red Bank. Marker is in this post office area: Red Bank NJ 07701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Honorable Daniel J. O’Hern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gate Keepers Booth (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1941-2007 Red Bank Veterans Monument
Spanish-American War Plaque Located Left of Main Plaque image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Spanish-American War Plaque Located Left of Main Plaque
In honor and memory of the boys from this community who answered their country's call in the Spanish-American War of 1896-1902
Died in service
Harry C. Hopping


In honor and memory of the Mexican Border Patrol Boys
1916-1917
(approx. 1½ miles away); Harriet LaFetra (1823-1906) (approx. 1.7 miles away); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Patriot Isle (approx. 1.8 miles away); This Sycamore (approx. 1.8 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Red Bank.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World IWar, World II
 
Honor Roll of World War I Killed in Action (right of dedication plaque) image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Honor Roll of World War I Killed in Action (right of dedication plaque)
In Honor and Memory of
The Boys from this Community
Who Answered Their Country's
Call in the World War

1917 - 1918
To Insure Peace Throughout the World
Killed in Action
John W. Allison
George F. Bublin
James P. Carroll
Harvey Hopkins
Daniel Meehan
Burton Swannell
Paul Schroeder
Died in Service
Vernon Brown
John Gorman
Wilber White
"Lest We Forget"
World War II Roll of Honor - Added to right side of Monument in 1947 image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
4. World War II Roll of Honor - Added to right side of Monument in 1947
In honor of the men and women from Red Bank, NJ who served their country in World War II, and in Memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice.

Monument Viewed from Monmouth St. image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
5. Monument Viewed from Monmouth St.
Wider View of Monument from Monmouth St. image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
6. Wider View of Monument from Monmouth St.
Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
7. Rear of Monument
Sons of Union Veterans Dedication Plaque on Iron Flagpole image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
8. Sons of Union Veterans Dedication Plaque on Iron Flagpole
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,843 times since then and 80 times this year. Last updated on March 19, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 26, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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