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Concord World War II Memorial map_it

Location:
Targee Street, Narrows Road South, Clove Road
Description:
Stele with plaque
Materials:
Barre granite, bronze
Dimensions:
Stele: H: 8'5" W: 7'4" D: 32"; Plaque H:-5'6" W:48"
Dedicated:
Re-erected 5/7/69
Donor:
Contributions from township
Inscription:
HONOR ROLL
WORLD WAR II
ERECTED AND AFFECTIONATELY INSCRIBED TO THE MEMORY OF
THE HEROIC MEN AND WOMEN OF CONCORD, STATEN ISLAND,
AS A TRIBUTE TO THE SELF SACRIFICING SPIRIT THAT
THEY DISPLAYED IN THEIR COUNTRY'S SERVICE DURING
THE MOMENTOUS YEARS OF 1941-1945.
MAY GOD'S BLESSINGS REST UPON THEM
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT


Inset box

OUR HONORED DEAD
[16 names]
YOU CAN CALL YOURSELF AN AMERICAN ONLY BECAUSE
THESE MEN SERVED AND DIED, TO GIVE YOU THE RIGHT TO SAY SO.


[564 Names]

ERECTED BY THE CONCORD COMMUNITY COUNCIL IN THE YEAR 1947
WITH THE AID OF CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE PEOPLE OF THIS TOWNSHIP.
SITE GRANTED THROUGH THE COURTESY OF THE PATRICK J. DALESSIO POST NO. 1310 OF THE AMERICAN LEGION.


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