World War I Monument

   
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Park St
Barre
MA
USA
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The Barre World War I Monument has a 6' high bronze figure of a Doughboy, standing on a 6' by 5' by 3.5' rock. The helmeted soldier is leaning slightly forward with his rifle held in front of him with both hands. The sculpture was created by Joseph P. Pollia and dedicated in 1929.

A bronze plaque on the back of the base is inscribed:

ERECTED
BY THE TOWN OF
BARRE
IN HONOR AND MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO SERVED
IN THE WORLD WAR.

A bronze plaque on the front of the base is inscribed:

WORLD WAR HONOR ROLL
1914-1918
BARRE, MASSACHUSETTS
DIED IN SERVICE

* FREDRICK ADDY
* JOSEPH BENTLEY
* EDWIN BOWEN

* J. ALEXANDER BROWN
* ROBERT J. CLAPP
* JOHN CRANSTON

* SALVATORE DANNOLFI
* SAMUEL DAUNT
* ALLAN F. MARSH

* JOHN R. MOORE
* MICHELE ROSSELLI
* JOSEPH WISPALIS

* ANTONIO ZANCHI

Followed by a five column list of 198 names of those who served.

 
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