Pottawatomie County World War I Memorial - Wamego, KS
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N 39° 12.074 W 096° 18.207
14S E 732853 N 4342572
Quick Description: A memorial honoring 39 men from Pottawatomie County who died in World War I is located in Wamego, Kansas, USA.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 8/29/2011 5:39:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMCEQP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
Views: 2

Long Description:
The monument is located in Wamego Park. A plaque on the monument honors the men who died in service during World War I.

The inscription reads:

Dedicated by the women of POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY in honor of those from the county who answered their country's call and to the memory of those 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 Ektchison • 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 F. Keeney • Floyd W. Kemp • Edwin I. McGlinchey • Ward McVicar • Fred W. Marten • Joel H. Melgren • Francis Miller • Theodore H. Olson • Guy F. Proctor • Albert Sester • Hank Schultz • Roy Swaim • Russell Taylor • Charley Trezise • Reuben I. Westling • Geo. Wingate • James Witter • Loran Woodcock • Herbert Zeillis

Dedicated November 12, 1923

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 11/12/1923

Private or Public Monument?: Other

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Women of Pottawatomie County

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
Wamego Park
Intersection of 4th Street and Ash Street
Wamego, KS USA

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