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Monroe World War I Memorial

 
 
Monroe World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
1. Monroe World War I Memorial
Inscription.
In grateful recognition of the valor and devotion of the young men of this community who served in the World War for liberty and justice
1914 – 1919
Adams Fred Leroy • Anderlot William • Bachman George • Beardsley L Ben • Beardsley Ray M • Bevens Howard • Blakeman Philip S • Crouch William • Fohrenbach Fred W • Fohrenbach Henry • Fuller Leonard * • Jacot Herman • Judson Frank L • Levine Louis • Levine Max • Lucas Joseph P • Lucas Vincent S • Michlein John C • Pulaski Joseph • Turney George L • Witkousky Frank • Yekeltchick Isaac • Yekeltchick Jacob
Erected by the People of Monroe
 
Erected by People of Monroe.
 
Location. 41° 19.324′ N, 73° 15.866′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 25) and Pepper Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Located on the Stepney Green. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe CT 06468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birdsey’s Plain Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Birdsey’s Plain Stepney Baptist Church (within shouting
Monroe World War I Memorial on the Stepney Green image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
2. Monroe World War I Memorial on the Stepney Green
distance of this marker); Original Bell of Stepney Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Burr Hawley & Burritt General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Birdsey’s Plain / Stepney Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bridgeport / Newtown Turnpike (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stepney Schoolhouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stepney Fire House #1 (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Monroe.
 
Regarding Monroe World War I Memorial. Twenty-four men and two women, the Misses Eleanor and Katherine Habersham, served in World War I. Two men would not return: George Bachman and Leonard Fuller. The monument was erected by the people of Monroe in the 1930’s.
 
Also see . . .  The Stepney Green. (Submitted on December 10, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,079 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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