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WW1 Memorials Map

memorial hunter 150100C 100M Icon smallThe first hurdle participants face is finding local WWI Memorials. Though incomplete, the map below has the WWI memorials the WW1CC has gathered.  So get your "Indiana Jones" on and help us find missing memorials with the Memorial Hunters Club, where you are encourage to search for and discover local WWI memorials missing from our register and map below. If you are the first to find a missing memorial, not currently shown on the national map, your contribution will carry your name as the discoverer. When completed, we will publish this mapped database for any organization, institution, school or group to use in any way they would like.

The 100 Cities / 100 Memorials program team

 

Blount County Veterans Memorialloupe
220 2nd Ave E
Oneonta
AL
USA
35121
November 11, 1992

Erected by the American Legion & Auxiliary, Disabled American Veterans & Auxiliary, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars & Auxiliary.

 
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Bluffton Veterans Parkloupe
Bluffton
IN
USA
46714
Unknown
 
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Bolling Memorialloupe
290 Greenwich Ave
Greenwich
CT
USA
06830

This is a bronze standing figure of Col. Raynal C. Bolling, an aviator in the American Expeditionary Force of World War I. The figure wears a WWI uniform and holds a cane in his right hand. Behind is a stele relief of two airplanes flying among clouds.  Greenwich resident Bolling is credited with laying the foundation for the U.S. aerial warfare program in France, and died near Amiens on March 26, 1918.  He was the first high ranking American officer to die in France.  Bolling Air Force base near Washington, D.C. is named for the aviator.  The sculptor of the Bolling monument, Edward Clark Potter, also created the lions outside the New York Public Library, the statue of General Henry Warner Slocum in Gettysburg and other monuments. 

 
Bolton Landing War Memorialloupe
4966 Lake Shore Rd.
Bolton
NY
USA
12814

This bronze WWI doughboy is depicted as running with a rifle in his left hand, with his right hand raised. Beneath is a square base of granite blocks. It was sculpted by John Paulding and dedicated on July 4, 1921, honoring the three men of Bolton who died in service in WWI, and the total of 70 who served.

 
Bonhamtown-Nixon War Memorial Parkloupe
Edison Senior Citizens Center, 2959 Woodbridge Ave
Edison
NJ
USA
08837

Here there are two monuments to the local veterans. The WWI Monument consists of a tall white stele flanked by two wings, all en­graved with approximately 200 names of veterans. The Vietnam War Monument is a small upright slab, listing eight local citizens who served in the war.

 
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Boone County Courthouseloupe
100 N Main St.
Harrison
AR
USA
72601

Courthouse for Boone County, Arkansas.

 
Boone County Doughboy Memorialloupe
200 State Street
Madison
WV
USA
25130

This monument is a stone version of a E. M. Viquesney Doughboy. The engraving on the base reads:

IN MEMORIAM
TO THOSE WHO
SERVED FROM
BOONE COUNTY

A plaque on the rear of the cenotaph has an inscription that reads:

IN HONOR OF
THE MEN OF BOONE COUNTY
WHO SERVED OUR COUNTRY IN
THE WORLD WAR.
THESE MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
:
(followed by a list of names)

This Doughboy was dedicated November 11, 1938.  For many years, the monument was left to deteriorate, but sometime, perhaps in 2005 or 2006, the statue and cenotaph were cleaned, and the statue's broken rifle, which had been missing everything in front of the left hand, was restored.

 
Boone County Memorial Benchloupe
100 N. Main Street
Harrison
AR
USA
72601

No additional information at this time.

 
Boone County Multi-War Memorialloupe
Lebanon
IN
USA
46052
 
Boone County Veterans Memorialloupe
East Ulen Drive
Lebanon
IN
USA
46052
2009
 
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Boonsboro WWI Memorialloupe
21 N. Main Street
Boonsboro
MD
USA
21713
 
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Borough Hall World War I Tabletsloupe
67 Mulberry St
New York
NY
USA
10013

 

  • 1. THIS TREE IS DEDICATED TO / THE MEMORY OF / CORP. JEREMIAH P. FERETTE / CO. D. 106TH INFANTRY / WHO DIED IN THE WORLD WAR/1914-1918

    2. THIS TREE IS DEDICATED TO/THE MEMORY OF 1ST. SGT. LYMAN HOLDMAN/CO. H 369TH INFANTRY / WHO DIED IN THE WORLD WAR/1914-1918

    3. THIS TREE IS DEDICATED TO /
    THE MEMORY OF / 1ST. CL. PRIV. DAVID MILLER/BAT. F. 59TH COSTART. KILLED IN / ACTION 1918 / WHO DIED IN THE WORLD WAR / 1914-1918

    4. THIS TREE IS DEDICATED TO / THE MEMORY OF / CHARLES R. RICHARDSON / CO. H. 113TH INFANTRY / WHO DIED IN THE WORLD WAR/1914-1918
 
Boundary County Veterans Memorial Parkloupe
6370 Kootenai St
Bonners Ferry
ID
USA
83805

This memorial park contains three monuments honoring the veterans and fallen servicemembers of Boundary County and one honoring the explorers who established the "first route of travel and trade across what is now the state of Idaho." The monuments honor veterans of all wars, including WW1. The park is located near the library, with its 100-foot flagpole making it hard to miss.

 
Bowdoin College Robinson Memorial Gateloupe
Brunswick
ME
USA
04011

This gateway, in honor of Warren Robinson, Bowdoin class of 1910, was given by his wife. Robinson died in France while serving in WWI. This is one of two WWI memorials on the Bowdoin campus.

 
Bowdoin College World War I Monumentloupe
Brunswick
ME
USA
04011

This large flagpole rests in an ornate bronze base, which sits atop a granite memorial. The monument is dedicated to the sons of Bowdoin who lost their lived in World War I, and the various sides of the granite monument are inscribed with an Honor Roll. The inscriptions are finished in gold paint. The monument is located on the main quad, directly in front of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Bowdoin College refurbished the monument in 2014, and added a much larger flag.

 
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Bowman Area Veterans Memorialloupe
Bowman
GA
USA
30624
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch
"Dedicated to the glory of God and all veterans of the Bowman community, more especially to these who have given their lives for our nation's cause."
 
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Box Elder County War Memorialloupe
1 S Main St
Brigham City
UT
USA
84302

This memorial is dedicated to the servicemembers of Box Elder County "who sacrificed their lives in the cause of freedom and liberty in the great World Wars." The base of the soldier statue features three bronze plaques: one listing the names of the fallen in both World Wars, one listing the fallen from the conflicts since WW2, and one reading: Freedom Is Not Free: In Solemn Recognition Of The Sacrifices And Leadership Of The Men And Women Of Box Elder County Who Gave Their Lives To Preserve A Free Society, Built The Peace And Gave To Future Generations The Precious Gift Of Freedom.

 
Boyd County NE WWI Memorialloupe
401 Thayer St
Butte
NE
USA
68722

The memorial is located in front of the Boyd County NE Courthouse

 
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Boylen Squareloupe
Melrose
MA
USA

Named in memory of PVT William C.N. Boylen CD.L 101st Infantry 26th DIV A.E.F. killed at vaux. Chateau thierry second battle of the marine July 20, 1918

First Melrose man with the American Forces killed in action in the World War

 
Boys of St. Peters Parish WWI Monument loupe
Mount Clemens
MI
USA
48043
1925
Daprato Statuary Company, fabricator

Boys of St. Peters Parish WWI Monument

This monument lists the names of the boys of St. Peters parish in Mt. Clemens, MI. that served their country in The Great War from 1917-1918.

World War I was a global war which took place primarily in Europe from 1914 to 1918. Over 40 million casualties resulted, including approximately 20 million military and civilian deaths. Over 60 million European soldiers were mobilized from 1914 to 1918.

World War I Monument/Joan of Arc (sculpture)
Is described as Full-length figure of Joan of Arc dressed in armor and standing in contrapposto (weight-bearing leg, proper right). She gazes towards sky. Proper right hand grips the pole of a flag or banner; proper left rests on the upper edge of a shield which is balanced upright, tip resting on the ground, behind bent proper left leg. Shield emblazoned with upright sword, pommel down, and crown, flanked by fleurs-de-lis. Figure wears a sword, belted to hips and slung behind legs. Between the feet, a spiked war club lies on the ground.
The statue is made from zinc or lead with a granite base.
Statue: approx. 8 x 2 x 2 ft. Base: approx. 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 ft.

An inscription of Deprato Foundry Co. unsigned Founder's mark appears. Other than that there is a bronze plaque (SE Side) which reads;
This Monument erected to perpetuate the memory of the boys of St. Peter’s Parish. Mount Clemens, Mich who served their country in the world war 1917-1918
(then listed are 178 names, of which 5 died and 8 were wounded)

 

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