This is one of two WWI monuments in Westwood, NJ.
This WWI memorial consists of a small rectangular plaza dedicated to the memory of Westwood resident, Sgt. Ralph W. Lester. It includes an interpretive panel flanked by two low concrete benches positioned around a VFW logo floor tile.
Sgt. Lester enlisted in June 1917 & left for France in May 1918. He was killed by an nearby exploding shell in the battle of Ronssoy, France. His body was never found.
Photos courtesy of: Bill Coughlin & Historical Marker Database