Dedicated: November 7, 2009
The Memorial Monument has many feature elements including famous quotes etched in granite
along with many veteran’s pavers and a sculpture.
PFC Ivan Stringer
Killed In Action
16th Infantry Regiment - 1st Infantry Division
“The Big Red One”
PFC Stringer’s name appears on the 1st I.D. Memorial Monument in France along with 1,137 of his fellow fallen comrades.
Location: D-26 , Cantigny , 80-Somme , Picardie , France
On the D-26, between Cantigny and Montdidier, about 1/2 mile SE of Cantigny, on the north side of the road.
The 1st Infantry Division is a combined arms division of the United States Army, and is the oldest continuously
serving in the Regular Army. It has seen continuous service since its organization in 1917 during World War I.
It was officially nicknamed "The Big Red One" after its shoulder patch and is also nicknamed “The Fighting First”.