Francis G. Kane Square


No. 16517 Framcos G. Kane

The intersection of Bowdoin Street, Hancock Street and Winter Street was designated a Hero Square for Francis G. Kane.

Kane lived at 1 Puritan Avenue.  He was the first Ward 18 boy killed in the World War. Kane, who was a member of the 104th Infantry, Machine Gun Company, was killed in action at Apremont in the Toul sector, April 13, 1918. An American Legion post was named for him.

No. 12206 Plaque in memory of all who died in World War I installed at Francis G. Kane Square


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January 7, 2022

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