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Navy Walk Tablet loupe
Central Park
New York
NY
USA
May 24, 1947

TREES PLANTED ALONG THIS WALK / COMMEMORATE THE MAJOR / NAVAL
BATTLES / OF WORLD WAR II/

PEARL HARBOR CAPE ESPERANCE / LEYTE GULF CASABLANCA / JAVA SEA 
KOMANDORSKI / MIDWAY KULA GULF / CORAL SEA PHILLIPPINE SEA / 
SAVO ISLAND MAKASSAR STRAIT / DEDICATED MAY 24, 1947/

 
Oak Park-River Forest War Memorialloupe
Oak Park
IL
USA
60301
1925
Gilbert Wiswold

Erected by the citizens of Oak Park and River Forest, Illinois in honor of the men of this community who took part in the World War, 1914-1918." It depicts a US pilot, a soldier & a sailor in front of a figure of Columbia sheathing her sword. Inscribed with the names of 2,446 veterans from Oak Park, 56 of whom were killed in WWI.

Actually, the "public subscription" efforts tallied $52,206.69, but the effort, spearheaded by a committee, started fundraising efforts as early as 1921, so the investment earnings on the fund topped out at $59,267.46, leaving the Park District of Oak Park with a trust fund of $6,693. 83 to be used for maintenance and cleaning.

 Renovation began in July 2009. Initially, it was expected to cost more than $240,000, but another $79,400 was added when inspectors in October 2009 found the foundation also was decaying. The final renovation cost was $326,400.

 
World War I Veterans Memorialloupe
Cochran Square, W Main St and S Broad St
Middletown
DE
USA
19709
November 11, 1919

This monument was dedicated on November 11, 1919 in honor of those from Middleton who served in World War I and in memory of the four who died: Rupert M. Burstan; John Hoffecker; Jeremiah Jackson; and E. Davis Manlove.  The original eagle atop the monument shattered during restoration in 2007 and a new eagle was unveiled in its place in 2008.

 
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General Roy S. Geiger Memorialloupe
The greenway at the intersection of Deer Run and Curtiss Parkway
Miami Springs
FL
USA
33166
November 13, 1948

Marine Major General Roy Stanley Geiger (1885 - 1947) was a U.S. Marine Corps four-star general  who served in World War I and World War II.  During World War I, he served  in France with 5 Group, Royal Air Force, at Dunkirk. He commanded a squadron of the First Marine Aviation Force and was attached to the Day Wing, Northern Bombing Group. For distinguished service in leading bombing raids against the enemy, he was awarded the Navy Cross. In World War II, he became the first Marine Corps general to lead an army-sized force.  This memorial was restored and rededicated in 2015.

 
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Indiana World War Memorial Plazaloupe
Bounded by St. Clair, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Meridian Sts.
Indianapolis
IN
USA
1924
Walker & Weeks; Henry Hering

To commemorate the valor and sacrifice of the land, sea and air forces of the United States and all who rendered faithful and loyal service at home and overseas in the World War; to inculcate a true understanding and appreciation of the privileges of American citizenship; to inspire patriotism and respect for the laws to the end that peace may prevail, justice be administered, public order maintained and liberty perpetuated.

 
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The Doughboy loupe
Pershing Square, 5th and 6th Streets
Los Angeles
CA
USA
90013
1924
Humberto Pedretti

"The Doughboy", a bronze World War I uniformed soldier holding a flag on a 12-foot tall granite pedestal, was sculpted by Humberto J. Pedretti and dedicated on July 4, 1924 to honor all WWI veterans.  At the top of the pedestal are two bands of stars, at the bottom a bronze eagle, on the back a bronze medal, and on the front a bronze olive branch and helmet. Originally the monument stood at the northwest corner of Pershing Square as a gateway piece for the park. After the Pershing Square garage was constructed in the 1950s, The Doughboy was transferred to the southeast corner. In 1963 the statue was moved to the park's center, where it remained until it was relocated to the Palm Court when Pershing Square was redesigned in 1994.

The inscription reads:

"Dedicated to the sons and daughters of Los Angeles who participated in World War, 1917-1918".  

 
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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

 
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Sacrifices of Warloupe
Kittery
ME
USA
May 31, 1926
Bashka Paeff

INSCRIPTION: (front granite) State of Maine, To Her Sailors and Soldiers; (front bottom of bronze plaque) Lord God of Hosts Be With Us Yet, Lest We Forget, Lest We Forget

 
Spirit of the American Doughboyloupe
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 Avenueloupe
Memorial Ave and 9th street
North Wilkesboro
NC
USA
November 11, 1920
 
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Memorial Bell Towerloupe
North Carolina State University
2011 Hillsborough St
Raleigh
NC
USA
27607
November 11, 1949
William Henry Deacy

Memorial Bell Tower

100 Cities / 100 Memorials

100c 100m wwi centennial plaqueThe idea for a monument to honor North Carolina State alumni killed during 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 Archloupe
Macarty Square
New Orleans
LA
USA
70117

The Victory Arch

100 Cities / 100 Memorials

100c 100m wwi centennial plaqueFollowing 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 square 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 Bridgeloupe
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 Memorialloupe
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 - Pennsylvanialoupe
Clover Ave and N 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 Monumentloupe
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 loupe
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 Buildingloupe
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 Monumentloupe
3500 S. Martin Luther Kind Dr
Chicago
IL
USA
60653
1928; 1936 (doughboy added)
Leonard Crunelle
 
World War I Monument - Honor Roll for Vetsloupe
Monument Park
Chicago
IL
USA
60631
1919
James J. Egan
 

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