This memorial sculpture, erected in 1926, is of a uniformed World War I soldier marching up a hill with his proper left foot forward. In his hands he holds his rifle on his proper right side. The sculpture is mounted on a tall rectangular base. Originally placed to honor World War I, it now also honors WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
The inscription reads:
UNION CITY HONORS/THE HEROIC DEAD/AND THOSE/WHO ANSWERED THE CALL/OF THEIR COUNTRY/IN THE WORLD WAR/APRIL 6, 1917 - NOV. 11, 1918/WORLD WAR II/DEC. 7, 1941 - SEPT. 2, 1945
On left side of base: KOREAN WAR/JUNE 27, 1950/JAN. 31, 1955
On right side of base: ERECTED 1926/VIETNAM WAR/AUG. 5, 1964/MAY 7, 1975