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Near Woodstock in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Woodstock Veterans Memorial

 
 
Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
1. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
close up, showing text, first plaque; WW I, probably the original plaque on this monument
Inscription.
Plaque #1
Woodstock Ohio Service Flag WW I
41 names w/ symbols

Nurse (cross)
Served overseas (circled dot)
Camp (triangle)
Died in service (hollow star)
Killed in action (star)
Navy (N)
We have helped make the world safe for democracy armistice November 11, 1918
US entered war April 6, 1917 peace June 28, 1919

Plaque #2
In honor of
those who served their country
in the armed forces
during World War II
and
in memory of
Kenneth L. Smith
March 1, 1914 June 2, 1942
John T. McKinster
Feb. 17, 1919 Jan, 27, 1942
who made the supreme sacrifice
sponsored by
Chester McCreary Post 258 American Legion
1953

Plaque #3
In honor of the men from this community
who volunteered in the U.S.Army for service
in the Spanish American War of 1898
Co. D Ohio National Guard
(20 names)

Plaque #4
In honor of
John A. Moran
Co. B. 166th Inf.
Rainbow Div.
killed in action Argonne Forest
buried Romgne, France
1896- 1918


 
Erected by Chester McCreary Post 258 American Legion.
 
Location. 40° 10.326′ 
Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
2. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
close up, showing text, second plaque, WW II, added in 1953
N, 83° 32.153′ W. Marker is near Woodstock, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker can be reached from Urbana Woodstock Pike (County Route 2), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 West Bennett Street, Woodstock OH 43084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warren Sibley Cushman (within shouting distance of this marker); Cushman Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Funeral Train (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Universalist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); North Lewisburg Fire Bell (approx. 3.7 miles away); North Lewisburg, O. Service Flag (approx. 3.7 miles away); North Lewisburg, Ohio Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Spain Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodstock.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-AmericanWar, World IWar, World II
 
Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
3. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
close up, showing text, third plaque, Spanish American War, possibly moved here from another location
Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
4. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
close up, showing text, fourth plaque, mounted on a boulder adjacent to the Memorial. NOT a grave, but self-explanatory if you read the text.
Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
5. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
a separate Family War Memorial, a couple hundred feet away. Some names are repeated
Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
6. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
the "Cushman Monument", a few feet away. A Civil War Memorial. I will publish a separate page for this monument.
Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
7. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
full view of marker
Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
8. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
full view of the Moran marker, adjacent to the Veterans Memorial
Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
9. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
full view of the Cushman stone
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
10. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
marker can be seen at a distance
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
11. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
cemetery gate
Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
12. Woodstock Veterans Memorial Marker
road sign near the gate
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on July 8, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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