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War Memorial at Leonardson Cemetery
Jefferson Twp., Hillsdale County
(Corner of Reading Road and Pittsford Road)

Transcribed by Bill Newcomer

 

Statue of an American WW-I soldier standing on a large block. On the front side of the block is inscribed:

1917 1919
Erected to the memory of the heroes of this community who offered and gave their lives for their country and humanity in the late World War

Lieut. Jay D. NICHOLS -- Died Dec. 11, 1918 Camp Travis Texas -- Killed in Action in France
Pvt. Winfred L. PERRIN Mar. 26, 1918
Pvt. Gerald E. FISH July 18, 1918
Pvt. Melvin L. CRANDELL July 27, 1918
Pvt. George H. BRITTON Oct. 21, 1918

[Note: George H. BRITTON was killed exactly three weeks before the Armistice Nov. 11, 1918.]  


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