Clove Lakes Park
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Private Joseph F. Merrell, Jr. Memorial
- Location: Adjacent to World War II Veterans Memorial Ice Skating Rink
- Description: Tablet mounted on boulder
- Materials: Tablet--black marble (polished); boulder--granite
- Dimensions: Tablet 2' x 2'; Boulder H: 5' W: 5' D: 3' (all approximate)
- Cast: ca. 1995
- Dedicated: ca. 1995
- Fabricator: Joseph G. Hall & Son Monuments
- Donor: Staten Island Veterans Memorial Committee
- Inscription: PRIVATE / JOSEPH F. MERRELL, JR. / CO. "I" 15TH INFANTRY, U.S. ARMY / BORN AUG. 21, 1926 STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. / DIED APRIAL 18, 1945 LOHE GERMANY / AWARDED THE / MEDAL OF HONOR / [etching of Congressional Medal of Honor] / "FOR A WILLINGNESS TO SACRIFICE HIS LIFE / SO HIS COMRADES COULD GO ON TO VICTORY." / [space] HARRY S. TRUMAN / "LEST WE FORGET"
Directions to Clove Lakes Park
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