Woodhaven Permanent Memorial

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WOODHAVEN HONORS ITS SOLDIER DEAD BY PLANTING TREES: 1 J - 1 1 I V W VUtd I Villi ITICtliVl - ial Grove in Forest Park, Each Marked for a Hero. The fifty-three fifty-three fifty-three oak trees, representing representing that number of Woodhaven's heroic dead, were dedicated with appropriate appropriate ceremony yesterday afternoon afternoon in front of the golf club house in Forest Park. Each tree bears a plate with the name of the particular soldier in whose memory it is In tended inscribed thereon. Relatives of the departed soldiers hnd positions of honor in the front rows of seats placed on the wide lawn before the club house. I'nited States Senator William M. Calder, who was to have made the memorial address, was unable to attend, attend, and John H. Leich spoke in his place. James Pasta, a Woodhaven young man who was discharged recently from service, presided at the exercises. An invocation was delivered by the Hev. H. K. Meyer, pastor of Christ Lutheran Church of Woodhaven, and the benediction was by the Rev. George Sherman, assistant rector of St. Thomas' R. C. Church of Woodhaven. Woodhaven. One of the affecting features of the ceremonies was the reading of the roll of the dead. Each name, as it was called, was the signal for the stepping forward of a boy or girl who placed a carnation in a large cross, which, when the roll call was eomploted, was placed in an upright position amid the setting of memorial trees. There were musical numbers and the assemblage sang patriotic anthems. The oak trees were presented by the city through Park Commissioner Albert Albert C Hennlnger. The exercises were held under the auspices of the Woodhaven Woodhaven War Heroes Permanent Memorial Memorial Committee, composed of representatives representatives of thirty-five thirty-five thirty-five Woodhaven organizations. organizations. The arrangements committee committee consisted of Albert C. Weller, Oeorge Borman, John H. Leich, Mrs. M. Zenke, August J. Lantelme, Thomas J. Tillotson, Frank L. Plass. Nate Newman, Robert P. Beyer and Ralph Halpern. The memorial trees bear the names of the following Woodhaven youths: Francis I Allyn Jr., John A. Ruckus. DuBlave A. Becker, Arthur P. Billings, Peter A. Braemer, Warren J. 1'arrull, r.eonarrt A. Chambers, Corp. Alfred ;. Cncnuelet. Arthur E. Coffin. Warren C. 1'nmltl, John l'elvecchio. Set. Charles E. Dentin, Otto G. Dietter. Jules C. Dillons, r.t. Arthur I.. Knples. Fred Fempet, Arthur N. Frank. Harold C. FulUn. David E. (Haas. Sg-t. Sg-t. Sg-t. Milton J. Hall, Goldsmith It. Hardgrove. Kobert Jackson. Crwp. Kflwtn H. Jelley, John II. Kohl, Edmond Lachanoe, Cecil E. T.anyon, tleorge H. Leary. Charles C. I,erner, Frederick J. IJndemann, Sfft. I,eroy v. l.lvett. Williams H. Manning. John J. Met. John Mayer, Archibald T,. Motz, Corp. James G. McArdle. Corp. Robert J. McBumle. Kobert J. McCook. Morris Pella. SBt. Charles P. Prince. John S. lUley Jr., Corp. John RuofC. Frederick W. Sassen, Goorpre E. Schneider. John C. Schramm. I,t. Herman H. Smith, Waldo M. Smith, Corp. Frederick Rpahn. Corp. Charles G. Tumm. SRt. Howard A. von Dohler, Corp. Edward F. Victory, Clements Vltale, Henry E. Wolft and Frederick Zahn. Jamaica Memorial Service. A memorial service, for three boys

Clipped from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle12 May 1919, MonPage 4

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York)12 May 1919, MonPage 4
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