Corporal Timothy Francis Ahearn

Corporal Timothy Francis Ahearn (HMNVM)

Location: New Haven, CT 06511 New Haven County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 18.582', W 72° 57.24'

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Timothy Francis Ahearn
Company C 102 Us Infantry
Twenty Sixth Division
1898 - 1925
He Best Exemplified The
Spirit Of The Enlisted Men
Of The Yankee Division

[ north side ]
Near Verdun, France on October 27, 1918, after all the officers and sergeants of his company had become casualties Corporal Ahearn took command of the remnants of his company, reorganized it into a fighting unit and led his men throughout the remainder of the day with great bravery & ability. Later the same day he rescued a wounded officer in the face of heavy machine gun fire. His country awarded him the Distinguished Service Cross.

[ south side ]
When Corporal Ahearn assumed command of his shattered company he sent this message on the envelope of a letter from his mother to his regimental commander: "Have made two skeleton platoons of four squads apiece. Pvt. Kenney is made Acting First Sergeant. Am ready for any duty I am called upon to perform. Am ready for replacements. Signed T. Ahearn, Corporal, commanding Company C."
[ west side plaque ]
New Haven Chapter, Yankee Division Veterans Association
And the Federal Art Project of the
Works Progress Administration
Karl Lang, Sculptor
Mayor John W. Murphy, Ex Officio
John T. Dillon, Chairman · Leonard J. Maloney, Secretary · Raymond W. Hayward, Treasurer
Ralph L. Bishop · Charles L. Boucher · Albert Carocci · James Coleman · James H.P. Conlon · Philip H. English · Walter S. Garde · Charles M. Gardner · Peter J. Geenty · John M. Golden · James A. Haggerty · Frank P. Lee · Walter E. Malley · Joseph T. Marinan · John J. McKeon · Patrick Quinn · Joseph Roach · Laura Sargent · James A. Shanley · Harold Shields · Edward J. Stackpole · Anthony R. Teta · Wayland Williams · Walter I. Wirth
Post No. 47 - American Legion
Post No. 130 - American Legion
Post No. 132 - American Legion
Post No. 85 - Jewish War Veterans
Chap. No. 2 - Disabled American Veterans

Erected by Maxwell & Pagano
New Haven, Conn.
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series.
Year Placed1937
Placed ByNew Haven Chapter, Yankee Division Veterans Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 671268 N 4575156
Decimal Degrees41.30970000, -72.95400000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 18.582', W 72° 57.24'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 18' 34.92" N, 72° 57' 14.40" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1123 Ella T Grasso Blvd, New Haven CT 06511, US
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