Oneida Veterans Memorial: World War I

© Photographed October 26, 2013 and Memorial Day, May 30, 2016
Erected by Oneida Nation
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin
44.521087,-88.134416
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WORLD WAR I
1917 - 1918
Oneida people left the Oneida Reservation to serve the United States in Europe. The only American Indian woman to serve as a nurse was a member of the Oneida Tribe.

Another Tribal member, a physician on the front lines in the Lost Battalion, was wounded while retrieving a comrade and died of his wounds five days before the Armistice.
The memorial is located on westbound West Mason Street / Highway 54 at its intersection with Pleasant Lane, at or near 3294 West Mason Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313.

NOTE: The content of this marker may be inaccurate, according to this website, 14 Native American women served with the Army Nurse Corps during World War I; two served overseas, including Oneida Tribe member Mrs. Cora E. Sinnard (who died in 1996 at the age of 106!):

Women in Military Service for American Memorial Foundation, Inc: Native American Women Veterans

Road Trip Local 5 News: Oneida Veterans Memorial

The memorial is on the east side of the Memorial Wall.




 A beautiful fall day at the memorial.

The Oneida Veterans Memorial is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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