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Private David W. Gentle Memorial Flagstaff map_it

  • Location: East 139th Street, Morris Avenue, and Third Avenue
  • Description: Flagstaff set in a hexagonal base with a sloped tablet beside it
  • Materials: Base--concrete; Tablet--granite (rough cut)
  • Dimensions: Tablet H: 12" W: 28" D: 32"
  • Cast: 1950
  • Dedicated: 1950
  • Donor: D.W. Gentle Post No. 618, American Legion
  • Inscription: IN MEMORY / OF / PVT. DAVID W. GENTLE / 107TH INF. U.S. ARMY / BORN OCT. 28, 1895 / KILLED IN ACTION / OCT. 14, 1918 / ERECTED BY / DAVID W. GENTLE POSTNO. 618 / AMERICAN LEGION / 1950 /

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