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Sergeant Colyer Square

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  • Location: Rockaway Boulevard, 120th Avenue and 133rd Street
  • Description: Tablet on boulder
  • Materials: Bronze, natural stone
  • Dimensions: H: 1'6" W: 2'
  • Dedicated: 1932
  • Donor: American Legion & Community Citizens
  • Inscription: SERGEANT COLYER SQUARE / DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF/ WILBUR E. COLYER SERGEANT CO. A 1ST ENGINEERS, 1ST DIVISION, U.S.A. / --- / KILLED IN ACTION, / OCT. 10, 1918. HILL 269, VERDUN FRANCE. / --- / AWARDED / MEDAL OF HONOR. / ERECTED BY THE WILBUR E. COLYER POST 28, / AMERICAN LEGION, / AND CITIZENS OF THIS COMMUNITY. / 1932 /

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