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[ARCHIVED] Philip O'Connell, Lawrence WW1P

The original item was published from August 26, 2018 8:37 PM to August 29, 2018 10:02 AM

Pvt Philip O'Connell was killed in action on August 1, 1918 in France. The Common in South Lawrence encompassed by South Union, Market, Osgood, and Salem Street is named O'Connell Park.  His story is narrated by Sue Fink, the Project Manager for the O'Connell Park restoration.