John Boechat WWI Memorial - Buffalo, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
N 42° 55.244 W 078° 52.863
17T E 672936 N 4754190
Quick Description: This World War I Memorial dedicated to a former resident of the west side of Buffalo, NY is located on Colonial Circle.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 4/24/2007 4:41:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM1F4X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Roamineye
Views: 30

Long Description:
This granite memorial is located in the median of Bidwell Parkway on Colonial Circle. It sits between two benches, with a broken stone "sidewalk" in front. The inscription on the memorial reads: "This Memorial is dedicated to the memory of John A. Boechat, 108th Inf. N.Y.N.G. as representative of the boys from Lafayette High School and this section of Buffalo whose service and sacrifice in the World War 1917-1918, were in the cause of security, liberty and peace. Dauntless you fronted death. For me rests to face life as fearlessly."

A small plaque added on the back side of the memorial reads: "Lafayette High School honors all veterans who served in World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam, and all other peacekeeping forces. Class of '89"
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 05/29/1936

Private or Public Monument?: Private

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: John A. Boechat Post No. 295 American Legion

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
Colonial Circle
Buffalo, NY United States

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Website for this Monument: Not listed

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