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WW2 Casualty Gunner over Germany: Manchester NH’s S/Sgt Arthur Michael St. Pierre (1920-1944)

In 1955 an ordinance stated, “That the square located where South Maple Street, Vinton Street and South Willow Street intersects, be officially designated and known…as ‘Arthur M. St. Pierre Square’.” This was approved on 20 March 1956 and signed by … Continue reading

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WW2 Anti-Sub Gunner Killed in Action, Bay of Biscay: Manchester’s S/Sgt. Joseph H. Wilfred Roux (1921-1943)

On December 16, 1947, the city of Manchester’s Mayor and Board of Alderman approved an ordinance: “That the square located where Amory Street, Montgomery Street and Bartlett Street intersects, be officially designated… as Joseph H.W. Roux Square.” The memorial plaque … Continue reading

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WW2 USAAF Cadet Crash Victim: Manchester NH’s Joseph Francis Roger Raymond (1921-1943)

One of several Military Squares added following World War 2, by an ordinance passed on 16 December 1947 and signed by Mayor Joseph T. Benoit as follows: ” That the westerly approach to the Queen City Bridge, where Queen City … Continue reading

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WW2 Training Mission Casualty: Manchester’s Sgt. Robert W. Lewis (1922-1942).

Another Military Square was added following World War 2, the ordinance passed on 16 December 1947 and signed by Mayor Joseph T. Benoit as follows: “That the square located where Massabesic Street, Hayward Street, Candia Road, and Mammoth Road intersects, … Continue reading

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WW2 USS Liscombe Bay Casualty: Manchester NH’s Francis P. Lally S.K.2/c U.S.N. (1919-1943)

The ordinance approved 20 February 1945 proclaims: “That the square located in West Manchester, where South Main, Boynton, and Woodbury Streets intersects, be officially designated … as “Francis P. Lally Square.” The document was signed by Mayor Josaphat T. Benoit, … Continue reading

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