Sayville War Memorial, a War Memorial

Sayville War Memorial, a War Memorial (HM21JV)

Location: Sayville, NY 11782 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 44.179', W 73° 4.891'

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Inscription
[The memorial consists of a main monument plus three additional ground panels.]

[Main monument, front:]

To honor
the men who answered their
Country's call
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Presented
to the Village of Sayville by
Edward Smith and Jewett Holt Smith
in memory of their brother
1st Lieut. Irving Elward Smith
Air Service U.S. Army
Escadrille C. 4G.     Commanding
1st Detachment Combat Observers
Born New York City, November 7, 1881
Happy Landing
at Tours, France, November 2, 1918.


"He shall send down from on high to fetch me, and shall take me out of many waters."

[Main monument, left:]

In memory of
Sergt. Frederick Wever
Company D, 302nd Engineers, A.E.F.
Born in Sayville, N.Y.
September 28, 1892,
Died on the Vesle River, in France
August 28, 1918
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In memory of
Pvt. Charles Edward Johnson
Battery D, 308th Field Artillery
Who died of wounds received in action
near Grand Pre, October 25, 1918.
Born in Sayville, N.Y.
February 8, 1896,
Buried
in Langon,
Province Ardennes, France.


[Main monument, right:]

In memory of
Corp. Louis Alfred Rifflard
Company M 307th Infantry, A.E.F.
Born New York City, April 26, 1894
Was wounded at Grand Pre, October 13, 1918
Died October 23, 1918,
Buried in American Cemetery,
St. Menehould, Marne, France.
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In memory of
Pvt. Joseph Aloysus Phillips
Company E, 316th Infantry, 79th Division
Born Providence, R.I. April 10, 1887
Killed in action in France
September 29, 1918,
Buried in Commune of Cierges Cemetery
Meuse, France.


[Left ground panel:]
Korea
1950 - 1953

Robert M. Ritter USA

[Center ground panel:]
To honor the men and women from Sayville who gave their lives while serving in the armed forces during World War II

Saul Bernstein U.S.A. · Donald R. Campbell U.S.M. · John S. Coakley U.S.A. · Charles E. Diuguid, Jr. U.S.N. · Florence B. Evans U.S.N. · Howard H. Gamble U.S.A. · Robert J. Holland U.S.A. · William W. Isaacson U.S.A. · Boyd A. Kime U.S.A. · Paul Kwaak U.S.A. · Emil V. Landgren U.S.A · Maynard F. Lednum U.S.N. · Charles W. Mantha U.S.A. · Raymond W. Moore U.S.N. · Joseph L. Pagels U.S.A.
· Gilbert Whitehouse U.S.N. · Merrill D. Wish U.S.A. · (and inscribed on the base of the main monument, just above this panel:) Carl A Johnson USA Dec. 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor

[Right ground panel:]
Vietnam
1964 - 1975
James P. McGrath USN · Lewis B. Gaiser USA · G. Daniel Miller USN · W. Spencer Lund USA · John M. Gibbons · Merrill H. Masin USAF
Details
HM NumberHM21JV
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Date Added Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 661993 N 4511256
Decimal Degrees40.73631667, -73.08151667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.179', W 73° 4.891'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 10.74" N, 73° 4' 53.46" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)631, 516
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-55 Middle Rd, Sayville NY 11782, US
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