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The scroll lists the names of the communitys sons who died while serving in the nations armed forces. The top names the Civil War casualties followed by WWI- battle and influenza casualties. The large middle group are the soldier who died during WWII (one out of every 30 served). They are followed by the men who did not return from Korea and 'Nam and, finally are those who died between the various hostilities. A full description of the plate can be found ( and purchased) in the book Historical Society Plates of St. Marys and Benzinger TWP. which can be found at the local historical Society.

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