Veterans of the 1914-1918 World War I

Veterans of the 1914-1918 World War I (HMCM0)

Location: Emporia, VA 23847
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 41.179', W 77° 32.546'

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This gun is a memorial to the Veterans of the 1914-1918 World War I

A captured Imperial German Army 150 mm field artillary cannon manufactured by Kkupp Works in 1917

Many thousands of Americans and Allied young men gave their lives in France to enemy fire from weapons like this to make the world safe for democracy

Placed here by local Veterans of Bulla Post 46 American Legion in 1925

On permanent loan by U.S. Army
It is one of 8 allocated as memorials to these brave soldiers and veterans

May they rest in peace

Repaired and painted by Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1779 March 1998
HM NumberHMCM0
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series
Year Placed1925
Placed ByBulla Post 46 American Legion
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 4:34pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272836 N 4063087
Decimal Degrees36.68631667, -77.54243333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 41.179', W 77° 32.546'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 41' 10.74" N, 77° 32' 32.76" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 US-301, Emporia VA 23847, US
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