The War Memorial at Wakeling and Large streets honors those who served in World War I. It was dedicated on Nov. 11, 1922 during the same week as the opening of the new Frankford El. Nov. 11 was at that time called Armistice Day in honor of the ending of hostilities of WWI. It was later renamed Veterans Day.
The memorial lists the names of the 2,382 men and women who were from Frankford and served in the military during the war. There were 28 fatalities in the list. We have spent quite a bit of time working on documenting the history of the memorial and how it came to be there.
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