NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Corporal Ruoff Square

Liberty Ave., Rockaway Blvd. bet. 94 St., Cross Bay Blvd. and 95 St.

Queens

Directions via Google Maps

This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Corporal John Ruoff was the first resident of Ozone Park to fall on the battlefields of Europe during World War I (1914-1918). Ruoff, who resided at 2212 Clinton Place, was killed in action on August 14, 1918 while fighting as a member of Company 1 of the 306th Infantry. His picture hangs in the Memorial Room of Corporal John Ruoff-Morelli Hargreaves American Legion Post 632, at 91-11 101st Avenue in Queens.

Read More

Park Information

Directions to Corporal Ruoff Square

    Corporal Ruoff Square Weather

    • Sat
      Sunny
      66°F
    • Sun
      Breezy
      63°F
    • Mon
      Sunny
      64°F
    • Tue
      Partly Sunny
      70°F

    7-day forecast

    Was this information helpful?