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White Way Lighting Memorialloupe
211 Court St
Seguin
TX
USA
78155

This marker and accompanying light pole are located on the northeastern portion of the Guadeloupe Courthouse grounds. The marker is metal along with a white painted light pole on a concrete base. The text of the marker reads:

"'White Way' Lighting

In 1923 street lights like this were installed in downtown Seguin. Called the White Way, twenty-four lights were dedicated by the Community, as a memorial to World War I Service Men from this area who died for their country. Each light honored a veteran: Alvin Bormann, George Bartels, Ross Coates, Hiliario Cabasos, Frank Cordray, Howard M. Cone, Herman Dierks, John Ewing, Frank Harris, Frank Hagn, Willie Hartwig, Ernest E. Hoermann, Alfred Juergens, Otto H. Klein, Helmuth Kraft, Sinclair Moreland, James Ranft, Frank P. Smith, Cole F. Smith, James Springs, Louis Stolte, H. U. Wood, Guido Werner, August Weber.

Dedicated 1992"

 
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Navarro County WWI Memorialloupe
West Park Ave at N. 15th St
Corsicana
TX
USA
75110

This memorial consists of a pink stone with a metal plaque and sits in a grassy section of Jester Park. The inscription reads:

1914 1918
In Memory Of The Men Of
Navarro County Texas
Who Lost Their Lives
In The World War

It is followed by a list of names (see Pictures Gallery).

 
Austin High School World War I Memorialloupe
1715 Cesar Chavez St
Austin
TX
USA
78703

This World War I memorial, at the front entrance to Austin High School, consists of a block of Texas pink granite with a bronze plaque affixed, set in a landscaped Texas Lone Star made of Austin Chalk limestone. The plaque reads as follows:

1917     1918

In Honor of the Boys of
AUSTIN HIGH SCHOOL
Who Served in the World War.

OUR DEAD

William B. Basford
Lewis Bell
Carl Stone Benedict
Edgar L. Bergstrom
Richard P. Bull
Marvin A. Caldwell
Calvin Clark
Leroy E. Creaton
Edwin Hutchings
J.S. Lindsey
Albert S. MacDonnell
Eugene D. Penn
Charles E. Pinckney
Walter T. Scherding
Thomas Roy Taylor
H. Grady Turner
Alvin Ulit
Arthur E. Wilkins

 
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900 Ford St
Llano
TX
USA
78643

This memorial, dedicated on November 30, 1930, features a World War I doughboy with his rifle in his left hand and his right hand raised in a closed fist. Details included with the soldier are a bedroll, canteen, and a small pack. Beneath the statue is a plaque that lists the names of 17 Llano County citizens who lost their lives during the war. 

The plaque reads as follows:

"In Grateful Memory of the Men From Llano County Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice In the World War 1917-1918.

[list of names]

“If Ye Break Faith With Us, We Will Not Sleep.”

Erected by The Shakespeare Club, Llano Tex."

Teich, Frank, 1856-1939, sculptor.
Paulding, John, 1883-1935, sculptor.
American Bronze Company, founder.

 
Darrel K. Royal - Texas Memorial Stadiumloupe
Deloss Dodds Way and San Jacinto Sts.
Austin
TX
USA
78712

In 1924, the football stadium at the University of Texas was first dedicated as a memorial to the nearly 200,000 Texans who served in WWI.

This memorial is made up of two parts -- a bronze statue of Democracy on a pedestal with a bronze plaque and a set of large bronze tablets behind her listing the names of all 5280 Texans (male and female) who died in military or national service during WWI.

The plaque in the base of the monument reads as follows:

To honor the memory of all the Texas men and women who lost their lives in the service of their country during the World War.

What we seek is the reign of law, based upon the consent of the governed and sustained by the organized opinion of mankind.
Woodrow Wilson

The memorial was re-dedicated in November 1977 to honor all veterans.

 
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Kanawha County WWI Memorialloupe
Lee St and Capitol St
Charleston
WV
USA
25301

The inscription on this memorial, erected in 1925 by the Kanawha Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, reads:

IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THE HEROISM AND SACRIFICE OF THE MEN OF KANAWHA COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA WHO GAVE THEMSELVES FOR LIBERTY AND HUMANITY DURING THE WORLD WAR

Columns contain Honor Roll lists with the names of those from Kanawha County who died during World War I.

 
Eastland County World War I Memorial Fountainloupe
W. Commerce St. at S. Lamar St.
Eastland
TX
USA
76448

The inscription on this memorial fountain reads:

Erected by Civic League in memory of those from Eastland County who made supreme sacrifice in World War.

 
Buena Vista World War I Memorialloupe
McPhelemy Park
Buena Vista
CO
USA
81211

This small memorial is located in Mc Phelemy Park in Buena Vista, Colorado. The memorial consists of an obelisk with the names of the fallen engraved on the base.

 
Randall County Spirit of the American Doughboyloupe
4th Ave. at 15th St.
Canyon
TX
USA
79015

This is a bronze statue of a World War I infantryman, advancing through the stumps  and barbed wire of No Man's Land with a hand grenade and rifle. It was sculpted by E.M. Viquesney and dedicated on November 11, 1928 to honor those who died in service in World War I, especially the ten men from Canyon who perished.

Over the years, the Doughboy suffered a lot of deterioration. The left arm had pulled away from the body; the rifle butt was dented; the rifle sling, end of the rifle and bayonet were missing, and the barbed wire was loose. A major refurbishment by Laboratory for Conservation of Fine Arts, Teaneck, New Jersey, was completed in April 1999 and the sculpture is now in excellent condition.

 
Spirit of the American Doughboy - Jamestownloupe
48 N. Main St. - Monument Square
Jamestown
KY
USA
42629

This E.M. Viquesney Doughboy, a life-sized figure of a WWI soldier advancing through No Man's Land, was dedicated on November 11, 1937.  The engraving across the left, front, and right ledge of the concrete base reads:

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED FOR GOD AND COUNTRY 

A plaque inscription on the rear of the base reads:

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY
OF THE PATRIOTIC CITIZENS
OF RUSSELL COUNTY, KENTUCKY
WHO ENTERED THE SERVICE
OF THE COUNTRY
DURING THE WORLD WAR
PRESENTED BY
RUSSELL POST NO. 133
AMERICAN LEGION
NOVEMBER 11, 1937

At some time a new plaque was added to the front of the base which reads:

FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF SERVICE
MEN FROM RUSSELL COUNTY WHO LOST THEIR
LIVES WHILE SERVING THEIR COUNTRY DURING
ONE OF THE WARS AS LISTED.

(Followed by 3 columns of names from WWI, WWII, and the Korean and Vietnam Wars)

On the night of February 19, 2008, the monument was struck and severely damaged by a pickup truck driven by an alleged drunk driver. The statue was knocked off its pedestal, and the right arm and left hand and rifle were broken off. The pieces of the statue were recovered and were housed inside the fire department for safekeeping. As the original zinc statue was considered too heavily damaged, replacement with a bronze duplicate was completed by Innocast Execuline, the same firm that replaced the New Ulm, Minnesota Doughboy in 1995. The insurance company that covered the vehicle involved in the accident contributed $25,000 to the cost of replacing the Doughboy. The new Doughboy was erected on September 19, 2008, and a rededication ceremony was held on November 11, the 71st anniversary of the original dedication. Sergeant Alvin York, the most decorated U.S. soldier in WWI, was present for the original dedication in 1937. His sons, Andrew and George York, were present at the 2008 rededication, with George York presenting some remarks. Sadly, in a virtual repeat of 2008, the statue was again hit by a vehicle on December 23, 2018, and once more knocked off its pedestal. 

 
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Galveston World War I Honor Rollloupe
Seawall Blvd. east of 28th St.
Galveston
TX
USA
77550

The inscription on this Honor Roll reads:

1917 Honor Roll 1918

We with uncovered head
salute the sacred dead
who went and who return not.

This is followed by a listing of those who died during the Great War.

 
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Valatie World War I Monumentloupe
3211 Church St.
Valatie
NY
USA
12184

This inscription on this monument, erected in 1919 by the Village of Valatie, reads:

Honor Roll
Men of the Village of Valatie
who proved their country’s
worth in the World War

* Delmar Berlin
* Harry Klomps
* JohnW. McConnell
Jesse Adriance • J. B. Agar • H. K. Avery • E. J. Beaupre • F. H. Berlin • A. Brignull • E. E. Brignull • J. Brignull • F. M. Callan • Lansing Callan • M. Canny • J. E. Cochrane • Harold Cooper • E. R. Crosby • G. B. Cure • F. B. Dayton • E. Decker • Frank Devine • A. R. Dimock • W. H. Dolan • J. Dubois • Jesse Dugan • M. W. Finkle • E. Golden • Rudolph Ham • Thos. W. Ham • F. M. Harder • Geo. Harder • I. M. Harder • Chas. Hilton • C. Huyck • John Huyck • G. A. Johnson • Jas. B. Kane • A. A. Kearney • Harold Kerr • John J. Kerr • L. Keruzel • J. J. King • Hollett Knights • Howard Knights • Edw. Lasher • M. C. Lasher • Chas. Loucks • Jas. Loveday • John Malloy • F. T. McNamara • A. B. Mesick • Chas. Mesick • W. W. Millias • M. J. Moriarity • Howard New • Rector Payne • Levi Plass • Floyd Pultz • Andrew Pulver • P. Purcell Jr. • F. Root Jr. • Donald G. Rowe • Percival Rowe • F. C. Sharp • B. P. Shook • J. J. Skinkle • A. Smith • C. Smith • M. S. Smith * H. Stevenson * E.J. Stickles * P. Stickles * Chas. Stock • C. J. Swint • C. R. Taylor • H. A. Taylor • E. J. Teal • D. D. Tompkins • E. Van Allen • G. Van Allen • E. Van Buren • G. Van Buren • E. O. Vandebogart • Wm. Van Zandt • D. Williams • E. Willingham • J. H. Wiltse

The right is more precious than peace.
We shall fight for the things we have
always carried nearest our hearts. To
such a task we dedicate our lives.”
Woodrow Wilson

 
New Martinsville War Memorial Buildingloupe
501 N. Main St.
New Martinsville
WV
USA
26155

Wetzel County has the only "living" war memorial erected in memory of this county's servicemen who gave their lives in the service of their country. The war memorial, located in New Martinsville, is one of two memorials approved by the act of the legislature. The other is located at Williamson.

Unlike the state sanctioned "monument" at Williamson, the monument erected by the citizens of Wetzel County is a spacious building that has served as a "living" reminder to the memory of the country's servicemen who have died in the defense of their country.

The Wetzel County War Memorial was proposed by the New Martinsville Kiwanis Club in June, 1927 and immediately the American Legion, Marne Post No 28,of New Martinsville took up the challenge, and on August 9, 1927 requested the Wetzel County Court "to assist in the erection of a memorial in memory of those who in the World War and other wars laid down their lives for their country." The American Legion presented petitions to the county court bearing names of hundreds of Wetzel County residents asking for the memorial. The request was granted and the court included in its estimate a levy of five cents on each $100 valuation of taxable property in the county. The levy raised approximately $18,000.

The American Legion had also asked the city of New Martinsville to lay a special levy for the memorial, but instead the city contributed $1,000 to the fund. The American Legion pledged $1,000 plus additional funds to be raised by popular subscription. The $1,000 pledged by the American Legion came from ex-servicemen from throughout the county. Other funds were contributed through the efforts of county, civic and fraternal groups. The Legion's final contribution was approximately $12,000.

The building has a room dedicated to World War I veterans who served and to those who gave their life. Following World War II, a huge honor roll was placed in the ballroom noting those who served and died in World War II.

 
Pavilion World War I Memorialloupe
Lake St and Big Tree Road
Pavilion
NY
USA
14525

This memorial was dedicated in 1920 in honor of the citizens of Pavilion who served in the World War 1914 - 1918.  The inscription reads:

Erected by
The Town of Pavilion

in honor of
its citizens who served
in the World War
1914-1918
Dedicated 1920

*John D. Arnett
+Mary E. Fagan

Ray E. McWethy · George Patridge ·
Carl Curry · Leo Aldridge ·
Robert J. Graham · Joseph Snider ·
Morgan Miller · Lee Connor ·
James M. Hudson · Adelbert Mix ·
George Murray · Elmer McDowell ·
Leo F. Gaugel · Clarence McDowell ·
Hugh Campbell · Harold Peterson ·
John Campbell · Fred Rose ·
Chauncey Connor · W. Clifford Hutchinson ·
Joseph Barnasse · Joyce Morce ·
Edison Phillips · Harold Clemens ·
McKinley Phillips · Walter Clemens ·
Maurice Fagan · Charles Canaway ·
Frank Fagan · Earl Kenna ·
John Burton · Thomas Burns ·
Glenn Van Duser · Frank Sandles ·
Charles Lupperger · Russell Lobaugh

*Killedin action in France
+Red Cross nurse served in France

 
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Patterson War Memorialloupe
Rte 311 and Maple Ave.
Patterson
NY
USA
12563

Patterson was still a quiet country town at the beginning of the First World War. Although the State had begun to assume responsibility for the major roads through the area, three-way intersections like this one, more typical of wide turning horse-drawn wagons than automobiles, with triangular islands in the middle were still common. There was electric power in town and some people had telephones, but in many ways Patterson was a typical American small town, isolated from the outside world and especially from the passions and politics of Europe.

It is difficult for us to imagine the impact which the experience of the First World War had on the lives of the men whose names are listed on the south face of this monument and on the lives of their friends and families. Many had left home for the first time to fight in the largest conflict the world had yet seen. Three of them did not return. This monument was erected to all who served and it continues to be the focus of parades and Memorial Day ceremonies to this day.

The American Legion was formed in Paris in 1919 immediately after the end of the war. They adopted a constitution at their convention in St. Louis the same year which stated, among other things, that part of the Legion’s purpose was to “consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.” It is largely through the volunteer efforts of individual members of the Patterson Post of the Legion that this monument and the ground around it has been maintained.

 
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In Honor of Our Departed Comradesloupe
State Street Park
Medina
NY
USA
14103

This memorial consists of an artillery piece and was erected by the James P. Clark Post No. 204 of the American Legion.  The inscription reads:

In honor of our
departed comrades
in the World War
1917 - 1918

 
Upshur County World War I Honor Rollloupe
W. Main at Chancery St.
Buckhannon
WV
USA
26201

The inscription on this Honor Roll reads:

IN MEMORY OF
UPSHUR COUNTY DEAD
WORLD WAR.
Sgt. Frank B. Bartlett • Cpl. Arden A. Andrew • Pvt. Bryan L. Bennett • Cpl. Arthur D. Brady • Pvt. Oakey L. Bragg • Pvt. Andrew Buchanan • Pvt. Lloyd W. Carpenter • Pvt. Amon Cutright • Pvt. William F. Dean • Pvt. Newton Dumire • Pvt. Lidle G. Facemire • Pvt. Paul M. Fidler • Pvt. Forman H. Goodwin • Pvt. Loy J. Gould • Pvt. Albert L. Halterman • Pvt. Festus H. Hornbeck • Pvt. Joseph D. Hornbeck • Elct. Hugh House • Cook Pearley B. Howes • Cook Cecil C. Hire • Pvt. James F. Loudin • Pvt. Charles M. Perry • Pvt. Frank A. Reger • Pvt. Lawson D. Regester • Pvt. Howard Rowan • Pvt. Clifford K. Stockert • Pvt. William P. Smith • Pvt. Austin S. Taylor • Pvt. Marcellus G. Tenney • Pvt. Benjamin D. Wagner • Pvt. Joseph Wagner • Pvt. Hobart G. Wilfong

 
Western Maryland Railway Honor Rollloupe
Main St.
Union Bridge
MD
USA
21791

Erected in 1920 by the employees of the Western Maryland Railway Company, this Honor Roll lists the names of the employees from the Western Maryland Railway Company who served during World War I.

 
Western Maryland Railway Honor Rollloupe
326 Railroad Ave
Elkins
WV
USA
26241

Erected in 1920 by the employees of the Western Maryland Railway Company, this Honor Roll lists the names of the employees from the Western Maryland Railway Company who served during World War I.

 
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World War I Memorial - Inishowenloupe
R238
County Donegal
Ireland

This roadside memorial, unveiled in September 2021, pays homage to those who served at a World War I U.S. Army base in Inishowen, Donegal.

The Naval and Air Station at Ture, Quigley’s Point, was in operation for less than a year but served as a base for a number of attacks against the Germans and housed more than 400 servicemen (see photo of original army base in Pictures Gallery).

A number of local men helped with its construction from January, 1918. The station opened on September 3, 1918, and formally closed on February 22, 1919. During the operational life of the base a total of 27 patrol flights, 12 training flights and 9 test flights were made. Ten convoys were escorted, and two U-boats were attacked. Ten pilots, 10 ground officers and 432 enlisted men were attached to the base.

Local farmer, Gordon Rankin, on whose land the base was built, permitted the erection of three memorial plaques on the entrance to one of the fields that was used for the facility. To this day, the field contains the last remaining building of the base.

The plaques, on the main R238 road between Moville and Muff, give the details of the former base and operations of the five ‘Large America’ Curtiss flying boats that operated there. 

 

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