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Pershing Statue in Golden Gate Parkloupe
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco
CA
USA
94118

This statue in Golden Gate Park commemorates General of the Armies John Joseph (John) Pershing (1860-1948), the American general and commander from World War I.  The statue was sculpted by Haig Patigian, Armenian-American sculptor, and was dedicated on November 11, 1922.  The inscription reads: "In tribute to General Pershing and the victorious armies of the United States and her co-belligerents during the World War 1914-1918.  Presented by Dr. Morris Herzstein, 1922".  Behind Gen. Pershing's foot is a destroyed German helmet.  

For interesting background on this statue see: https://www.outsidelands.org/ggp-pershing.php

 
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Union City World War I Memorialloupe
First Ave and West High Street
Union City
PA
USA
16438

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

 
Lt Donald MacDonald Memorial Plaqueloupe
E 6th and East Ave
Erie
PA
USA
16503

This memorial plaque is dedicated to Lt. Donald MacDonald who served in the U.S. Navy in World War I.

The inscription reads:

Lieutenant Donald MacDonald

U.S. Navy

U.S.S. Quail

Who, following the best traditions of the sea, gave his life that his shipmates might be saved, Jan. 1, 1922.

Born Erie Pa, Jan. 3, 1879 - Enlisted U.S. Navy Mar. 11, 1898 - Served during the Spanish American War and Commissioned Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Jan. 1918 - Served during the World War.

"Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends."

Erected by the Citizens of Erie

Dedicated May 1, 1926

 
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WWI Gold Star Monumentloupe
Nashville
TN
USA
37203

This memorial is to the members of the armed forces from Davidson County, TN who lost their lives during World War I and was funded by the Nashville Kiwanis Club.

Monument restored and refurbished in 1967.

 

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