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World War I Living Memorial - Veterans Memorial Parkloupe
190 S. Main St
Fond du Lac
USA 54935

This memorial consists of two maples trees planted at the entrance to the park on the Main Street side, plus a bronze marker honoring the veterans of World War I.  The marker reads: PLANTED TO COMMEMORATE THE SERVICES OF OUR MEN OF FOND DU LAC COUNTY IN THE WORLD WAR BY THE FOND DU LAC WOMEN'S CLUB 1930

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Marshfield World War Memorialloupe
N. St. Joseph Ave. near W. Kalsched
USA 54449

The inscription on the Marshfield War Memorial reads:

Dedicated by
The People of Marshfield
to the Memory of Those
Who Gave Their Lives for
America's Cause During
the World War

George Arnett · William Arnett · Louis Binder · Frank Boyer · Frederick W. Breseman · Ray Firnstahl · John A. Fisher · Louis Fleisner · Fred E. Hintz · Harold E. Jaeckel · Louis Kelnhofer · Otto H. Kops · Floyd M. Laird · William Lee · Wm. J. Lesselyoung · Leo Lutz · Louis A. Mangold · Jos. C. Marsh, Jr. · Harold Mattson · Mike J. Miller · Ernest G. Miller · Frank J. Mueller · Emil Oertel · Harry M. Palmer · Edward J. Parks · W. Simon Petri · Joseph Ponczoch · Willard D. Purdy · William J. Riethus · Henry Schielz · George A. Schiesl · Edward Schultz · Paul H. Schultz · Louis A. Seidl · Barney Skaya · Walter H. Soles · Joseph Stangl · Cecil G. Tormey · Nick Trierweiler · Wesley C. Van Voorheis · Everett L. Varney · Henry Wallis · Nick A. Weigel · Louis Wellner · Cooper D. Wells · George W. Whitney · Ray Winch · Franklin Wood · Ivo E. Wright · Herbert Yaeger


Erected 1922 by the Rotary Club and the American Legion.

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Rusk County World War I Memorialloupe
Memorial Park
USA 54848

John Paulding (1883-1935) sculpted this bronze statue of a uniformed World War I infantryman in a charging pose, holding a rifle in his right hand and holding his left aloft.  His accessories include a gas mask and a canteen.  It is supported by a square base of gray granite, and was erected in 1929.

The inscription reads:

Rusk County

"Greater love
hath no man
than this."

1917 - 1918

Markesan Doughboy Monumentloupe
1130 N. Margaret St
USA 53946

This E.M. Viquesney Spirit of the American Doughboy statue was erected in Markesan in 1946 by August Hein (apparently purchased from another community although the details of how Mr. Hein acquired the statue are not known).  Originally standing in Hen Park, in 2007 the statue was moved to Grand River Memorial Park, and is now under the care of American Legion Post #282. The Doughboy was restored and rededicated in the summer of 2009, Before the restoration, most of the rifle was missing. The statue and its original stone base are now mounted atop a new pedestal in Grand River Memorial Park, in an area known as North Terrace on the grounds of Markesan Resident Home.


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