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Hennessy Park World War I Flagstaff map_it

Location:
Ocean Parkway and Seabreeze Avenue
Description:
Flagstaff base with plaque
Materials:
Cast stone, bronze
Dimensions:
Base H: 44" W: 40" D: 40"; Plaque H: 29 7/8" W: 19 13/16"
Dedicated:
1925
Donor:
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1938
Inscription:
DEDICATED
TO THE MEMORY OF
PRIVATE
WM. J. HENNESSY
CO. A 4TH INFANTRY 3D DIV. 1917
KILLED IN ACTION
OCTOBER 9, 1918
WORLD WAR
1917 1918
ERECTED BY WM. J. HENNESSY POST 1918
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS


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