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Sergeant Colyer Square

Rockaway Blvd., 120 Ave. bet. 132 St. and 133 St.


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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Sergeant Wilbur E. Colyer (1901-1918) was the first and youngest Queens resident to win the Congressional Medal of Honor. He was born in Brooklyn, but later moved to 202 Helen Avenue in South Ozone Park. Colyer enlisted in the United States Army and served as a member of Company A of the 1st Engineers, 1st Division, during World War I (1914-1918).

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