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American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial)

 
 
American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) Marker - First Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 1, 2016
1. American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) Marker - First Panel
The Copiague WW I Immigrant Memorial is visible in the background by the flagpole.
Inscription.
First Panel:
This statue is
dedicated to those
in uniform who served
and continue to serve
our country and
protect its freedom

Second Panel:
World War I
1914 - 1918
The U.S. Military was engaged in WW I
from April 1917 to November 1918

Third Panel:
The U.S. Dept
of Veterans Affairs
statistics for WW I

Total U.S. Service Members
Worldwide: 4,734,991
Total Deaths: 116,516
Total Wounded: 204,002
Town of Babylon Service Members: 588

Fourth Panel:
The commissioning of this statue
was made possible by
Assemblyman Bob Sweeney
The Veteran Community
acknowledges and appreciates
your undying support.

2015

 
Erected 2015 by Town of Babylon.
 
Location. 40° 40.883′ N, 73° 23.984′ W. Marker is in Copiague, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Great Neck Road and Marconi Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on Great Neck Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Copiague NY 11726, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles
American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) Marker - Second Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 1, 2016
2. American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) Marker - Second Panel
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Copiague World War I Immigrant Memorial (here, next to this marker); Four Chaplains Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Babylon Railroad Co. Trolley Route (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Neck Road School (approx. mile away); Suffolk County (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lindenhurst World War I Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lindenhurst Memorial Village Hall Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Frank Buck's Zoo (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copiague.
 
Also see . . .  America's Wars (US Dept. of Veterans Affairs). Provides statistics on numbers served and casualties. (Submitted on November 11, 2016.) 
 
Categories. War, World I
 
American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) Marker - Third Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 1, 2016
3. American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) Marker - Third Panel
American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) Marker - Fourth Panel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 1, 2016
4. American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) Marker - Fourth Panel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 11, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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