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Commemorative World War I 100th Anniversary Marker Placed
Wednesday, September 12
Major William Bland Memorial, just south of 41st Street on Gillham Parkway
KC Parks and the City of Fountains Foundation are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the end of the war by placing temporary markers at many of the local monuments and memorials dedicated to the fallen and veterans of the “war to end all wars”. On September 12, officials will gather to place the first marker near the plaque that recognizes William Bland, who was killed in action on September 12, 1918.