The intersection of Nightingale Street and Wales Street was designated a Hero Square for Maurice Marder. The square is the intersection where his home was located.
Maurice Marder was born in Russia in 1895. He attended the Wendell Phillips Grammar School and the English High School. He worked for Shattuck & Jones, fish merchants , where he was a chief clerk. Marder enlisted at Winthrop in 1917 when they formed the machine gun company and joined the 101st Machine Gun Company. He was killed in action at Chateau Thierry.