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Lest We Forget - Pennsylvania

   
Lest We Forget - Pennsylvanialoupe
North Front St, at Cumberland St.
Harrisburg
PA
USA
17102

This memorial consists of a uniformed World War I soldier in a charging position, going "over the top", standing atop a stone boulder. The soldier wears a helmet and holds his rifle on his proper right side, thrust forward at the ready.

The inscription reads: 

THIS STATUE ERECTED BY GRATEFUL PARENTS OF SOLDIER SONS IN HONOR OF THOSE LIVING AND DEAD WHO SERVED IN THE WORLD WAR.
This boulder from the foot of round top, Battlefield of Gettysburg

 
Single figure -- soldier
2
5
Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Stackpole, Sr.
PA000995
Soldier sons, living and dead
STACKPOLE GIVES MONUMENT TO HARRISBURG GRATEFUL PUBLISHER SHOWS APPRECIATION OF RETURN OF SONS FROM WORLD WAR BY ERECTING STATUE WHICH WAS UNVEILED ARMISTICE DAY With the unveiling of the bronze figure of an American doughboy as part of the Armistice celebration Saturday, Harrisburg, Pa. received from Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Stackpole the city's first war memorial. Mr. Stackpole, president of the Telegraph Printing Company and editor-in-chief of the Telegraph had two sons in the war and it is as a visible token of gratitude of himself and Mrs. Stackpole for their return that the monument was presented, as coming from the