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Spirit of the American Doughboyzoom
Berrien County Courthouse Square
Nashville
GA
USA
1923
E. M. Viquesney

The engraving on the front of the tall granite base reads:

 

ERECTED IN HONOR OF

THOSE WHO WENT FROM

BERRIEN COUNTY

TO SERVE OUR COUNTRY IN THE

WORLD WAR

1917-1919

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LEST WE FORGET

 

An engraving on the Doughboy’s left side reads:

 

HONOR ROLL

OTRANTO VICTIMS

(followed by a list of 25 county soldiers lost when the troop ship Otranto sank off the coast of Scotland following an October 1918 collision with the Kashmir during a storm.)

An engraving on the Doughboy’s right side reads:

 

HONOR ROLL

DIED FROM OTHER CAUSES

(followed by a list of 25 names)

 
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Memorial Avenuezoom
Memorial Ave and 9th street
North Wilkesboro
NC
USA
November 11, 1920
 
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Memorial Bell Towerzoom
North Carolina State University
2011 Hillsborough St
Raleigh
NC
USA
27607
November 11, 1949
William Henry Deacy

The idea for a monument to honor NC State alumni killed in World War I originated with Vance Sykes, a member of the class of 1907. Today, the 115-foot monument, called "a legend in stone," is a symbol of the university and a rallying point for the campus community. Constructed at a cost of more than $150,000, the tower is made of 1,400 tons of granite set on a 700-ton concrete base. Its blending of Romanesque features and Gothic verticality are reminiscent of the towers at West Point.

Although 34 alumni died in the war, the memorial plaque contains 35 names. George L. Jeffers, class of 1913, was wrongly reported killed in action and his name was included by mistake. When the error was discovered, the university decided to alter the extra name beyond recognition. It was therefore changed to George E. Jefferson, a symbol of unknown soldiers from NC State and elsewhere.

 
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The Victory Archzoom
Macarty Square
New Orleans
LA
USA

Following the end of the Great World War, the citizens of the Ninth Ward of New Orleans erected a "Victory Arch." The carved stone arch, reminiscent of the ancient triumphal arches of the the Roman EMpire (such as the Arch of Titus), was originally located in the center of Macarty Square, bounded by Alvar, N.Rampart, Pauline, and Burgundy Streets. In 1951 it was moved to the edge of the squre near Burgundy Street, where it remains today.

Inscription: Erected A.D. 1919 by the people of this the Ninth Ward in honor of its citizens who were enlisted in combative service and in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for the triumph of right over might in the Great World War.

 
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Memorial Bridgezoom
Memorial Bridge
Portsmouth
NH
USA
1923

Constructed between 1920 and 1923, the bridge was the first without toll to span the Piscataqua between Portsmouth and Kittery. The bridge was constructed as a joint venture between the states of Maine and New Hampshire and the federal government. It was dedicated as a World War I memorial.

Its plaque, above the entrance to the first truss span on the Portsmouth side, reads: Memorial to the Sailors and Soldiers of New Hampshire who participated in the World War 1917-1919. Originally, the road over the bridge was part of  New England Interstate Route, also known as the Altantic Highway. When the New England routes were superseded by the United States Numbered Highways in 1926 it was redesignated as US 1.

The bridge was reconstructed in 2010 as the original structure had become unsafe. It was rededicated in 2013 by former Portsmouth Mayor Eileen Foley, who cut the red ribbon 90 years after she performed the same honors for the original span in 1923.

 
Olathe World War Memorialzoom
Olathe Memorial Cemetary
Olathe
KS
USA
1926
Paulding, John, 1883-1935, sculptor. Olathe Monument Company, contractor. American Bronze Company, founder.

This bronze sculpture on a grey granite base is located in the southwest part of the Olathe Memorial Cemetery. He wears a military uniform with helmet and boots. His proper right hand is on his waist. In his proper left hand he holds the barrel of his gun, the butt of the gun rests on the base. He has a knapsack slung across his shoulder which rests on his proper left hip. The statue was dedicated on Memorial Day 1926 and was donated by American Legion Post 153 and by the parents of Earl Collier, the first Johnson County soldier killed in World War I. The American Legion Post in Olathe is named after Earl Collier.

Inscription: In Memory of World War Veterans.

 
Lansdowne World War Monument - Pennsylvaniazoom
Green and Highland Avenues
Campus of Penn Wood High School
Lansdowne
PA
USA
November 11, 1921
Clarence Brazer

On the front of the monument the following is inscribed:

Our Honored Dead

Edmund Garretson Cook

Paul DeNegre

Edwin Eldon Graham Elder

Norman H. Leonard

Howard P. Melody

Edward Francis McShane

Joseph Ryan

Soccorso Tecce

Raymond William Watson

John W. Wiegel, Jr.

Edwin S. Williams

Albert Clinton Wunderlich On the rear of the monument the inscription reads:

To The Honor

Of The Men from Lansdowne

Who Entered The Great World War

1914-1918

This Monument is Dedicated

By Their Fellow Townsmen

In Token of Sorrow of Their Lives

Of Pride in Their Valor

And in the Full Assurance

That the Memory of their Heroism

In Life and Death

Will Inspire

The Future Youth of Lansdowne

With the Same

Courage and Devotion 

 
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Winged Victory Monumentzoom
Olympia
WA
USA
98501
May 30, 1938
Alanzo Victor Lewis

The sculpture was unveiled by two GoldStar mothers, Mrs. Charles V. Leach and Mrs. Cordelia Cater, after whose sons the Olympia posts of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars were named. The dedication address was presented by Stephen F. Chadwick, national chairman of the American Legion’s Americanism Committee.

The bronze sculpture features a 12-foot tall figure of Winged Victory surrounded by the figures of a soldier, a sailor, a marine, and a Red Cross nurse.

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Although, there is plenty of space on this monument, and the inscription reads:

TO THE MEMORY OF
THE CITIZENS
OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
IN THE SERVICE OF
THE UNITED STATES
DURING THE WORLD WAR
1917 - 1918

Sadly there are no names engraved here.

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The Memorial Tablets zoom
White Plains Middle School
White Plains
NY
USA
Mr. R.G. Eberhardt

The left-panel figure, " The American Boy", holds in his left hand the sword of the Crusaders, surmounted bu a wreath of oak for courage, and in his right the fasces and axe, sign of authority; the right-panel figure, " The American Girl" bears in her right hand the torch of liberty, with thirteen stars fir the original states, and in her left the laurel, symbol of accomplishment. Beneath the fighres are the sesals of the United States, the Army, the Navy and the Hhigh School. Auxiliary panel bearing the names of the complete honor-roll are in preparation. 

 
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Baltimore's War Memorial Buildingzoom
101 North Gay Street
Baltimore
MD
USA
21202
1925
Laurence Hall Fowler

The War Memorial, located at 101 North Gay Street, Baltimore, MD, honors and serves all veterans of Maryland. The building serves as a place of remembrance for fallen soldiers and as an administrative office for veteran’s outreach organizations. The War Memorial Commission was created under both State and City law to operate the War Memorial building. The Commission has custody and supervision of the War Memorial Building and the War Memorial Plaza.

 
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Victory Monumentzoom
Chicago
IL
USA
1928; 1936 (doughboy added)
Leonard Crunelle

The Victory Monument honors the Eighth Regiment of the Illinois National Guard, an African-American unit that served in France during World War I. It is located in the Black Metropolis-Bronzeville District in the Douglas community area of Chicago, Illinois. It was designated a Chicago Landmark on September 9, 1998. The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 30, 1986. An annual Memorial Day ceremony is held at the monument.

 
World War I Monument - Honor Roll for Vetszoom
Monument Park
Chicago
IL
USA
60631
1919
James J. Egan
 
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Washington Park Memorialzoom
Michigan City
IN
USA
1926
 
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Todd County Courthousezoom
221 1st Ave S Ste 300, Long Prairie, MN 56347
Long Prairie
MN
USA
56347
May 31, 1920
Clarence H. Johnston, John K. Daniels

Directly in front of the historic Todd County Courthouse is a monument dedicated to the memory of the soldiers and sailors who died in the service of their country. In 1918 William E. Lee approached the county commissioners and offered to build the monument at his own personal expense. The specifications were drawn up by Clarence H. Johnston, architect; and the sculpture was done by John K. Daniels, St. Paul.

 
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Heroes Grovezoom
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco
CA
USA
94118
November 13 1932

Tranquil grove of coastal redwoods, surrounding a granite rock inscribed with the names of local casualties of World War I. Three-sided boulder known as the Gold Star Mothers Rock is inscribed with the names of 748 local men and 13 women who died in the war. Originally planned for a spot near the War Memorial Opera House, the stone was added to the grove in 1932. 

Also Includes a small meadow with the Doughboy memorial and flagpoles at its western edge. The date of its creation is unknown, but it is visible on the 1935 aerial photograph.

 
Tuscarawas County World War I Memorialzoom
125 E High Ave
New Philadelphia
OH
USA
44663
November 11 1929
E.M. Viquesney
 
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Camp Greene WWI Monumentzoom
Ashley Park
Charlotte
NC
USA
28208

Description:

The monument was erected to honor the men who trained for World War One at Camp Greene. The most striking feature is a tall fluted column with an elaborate carving at the top holding the earth. The column stands on a large granite plinth on a triple base with inscriptions naming all the units stationed at the camp. The south face also has the spinning wheel insignia of the Daughters of the American Revolution above the inscription. It is surrounded by a black wrought iron fence.

 
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Dixon Memorial Arch zoom
215 South Galena Avenue
Dixon
IL
USA
61021
 
Rainbow Division Memorialzoom
Clinton Road and Saint James Street
Garden City
NY
USA
11530
1941

Located on a quarter-acre triangular plot of land, this monument is a fifteen by five foot obelisk of Alabama limestone. It stands across the street from what was the entrance to the 42nd Division's World War I training grounds at Camp Mills on the Hempstead Plains of Long Island.

Inscribed on it are a lone bugler standing in a military cemetery, a list of the units that made up the Rainbow Division, the states they came from, and the names of the World War I campaigns in which they fought.

The monument was originally dedicated in 1941, rededicated in a 1997 ceremony, and rededicated again in 2005.

 
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Spirit of the American Doughboyzoom
Memorial Causeway Bridge
Clearwater
FL
USA
33767
November 11, 1927
E. M. Viquesney

(On plaque at proper right corner of plinth, raised:) 'SPIRIT OF THE/AMERICAN DOUGHBOY'/COPYRIGHTED BY/E.M. VIQUESNEY SCULPTOR/SPENCER, INDIANA. (Around circumference of metal insignia on base, raised:) AMERICAN LEGION (At center of metal insignia on base, within star, raised:) U.S unsigned

 

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