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Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
1. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Inscription.
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
The Connecticut Veterans Memorial was commisioned by the Town Council of West Hartford in June 2001. This memorial honors West Hartford men and women who gave their lives during war.
The black granite Wall of Peace is engraved with the names of local fallen heroes. The spiraling Wall of Peace is broken each time the United States entered war.
The Walk of Remembrance, encircling the Wall of Peace, contains the names of men and women from across the country who served in our armed forces. A timeline of events, significant to West Hartford, is found along the outer edge.
A walk through this memorial is a walk through history.
In the center of the memorial is the Court of Honor. On dedication day, May 21, 2006, waters from the seven oceans and soils from battlefields, cemeteries, and prisoner of war camps from throughout the world, were folded into West Hartford earth.
In The Name Of Peace

[ inscriptions on the granite blocks ]
Revolutionary War 1775 – 1783
Belding, Ebenezer Bull, Epaphras Butler, Aaron Butler, Noah, Jr. Cadwell, Charles Cadwell, Timothy Clark, Joel Cowle, John Flowers, Cornelius Flowers, Reuben Gillet, Jonathan Henery, Aaron Hooker, Thomas H. Hubbard, Joab
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
2. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Hulbert, Joseph Merrey, Francis Mix, Ell Mugat, Joseph Segwick, Joseph Seymour, Elisha, Jr. Shephard, Jonathan Skinner, Samuel Stanley, Lewis Steele, John Jr. Thomson Wheeler, William

Civil War 1861 – 1865
Althrop, William Cadwell, Mortimer H. Dart, Frederick W. Deming, Edward Foster, Thomas R. Kimberly, Henry K. McCarty, John C. Millard, Theron D. Noland, John Sperry, Henry N. Sternberg, Charles M. Talcott, Arthur D. Wells, Uriah T.

Spanish – American War 1898
Dimock, Irving

World War I 1917 – 1918
Beccaccine, Frank Birmingham, Thomas W. Brown, William C., Jr. Carpenter, Edward F. Cowles, Donald B. Dear, William F. Echols, Francis S. Giovannio, Paul Grennan, William P., Jr. Gustafson, Ernest W. Hayes, Waldo C. Johnson, James II Loescher, Paul T. Lynch, John S. Meloney, Vernon C. Mitchell, Raymond E. Robinson, Caldwell C. Smith, Charles M. Steele, Julius A. Velhage, Francis B. Walton, William R. Wester, Thomas

World War II 1941 – 1945
Ahnen, John M., Jr. Alfred, Merritt B. Allen, Wilbur A. Alling, Gordon K., Jr. Antonucci, Philip D. Armentano, Frank J. Aronson, Irving Ballard, William P. Baraglia, Bruno P. Bel, Frank E., Jr. Bell, John M. Berry,
Inscription on the Walk of Remembrance image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
3. Inscription on the Walk of Remembrance
Remember the Spirit of our Heritage
As you gaze upon the Court of Honor containing
the sands, soils, and waters of the globe
where America's Service Men and Women have
sacrificed in freedom's name.
The Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
proudly salutes our Veterans.
Harold J., Jr. Bidwell, William L. Bolles, George J. Bordieri, Joseph N. Borsodi, Frederic A. Boutwell, Edwin A. Briggs, Frederick J., Jr. Burness, Irving Canham, Charles P., Jr. Cannata, Salvatore A. Cannon, William D. Carey, Fred M. Carey, James C. Case, Malcolm D. Champlin, Everett H. Charook, Peter R. Chase, Emery F. Churilo, Peter A. Cirilli, Quinto M. Cohen, Aaron W. Concatelli, Frank J. Critchfield, Thomas H. Dahlstrom, Bertil R. Davis, Lewis O. Dixon, Charles L. Dunham, Donald A., Jr. Durkee, Leslie R., Jr. Dwyer, Arthur F. Dwyer, William O., Jr. Elman, Lawrence L. Fahnestock, Adam B., Jr. Farrell, Thomas M. Ferguson, Thomas R. Fisk, Henry J. Flanigan, Thomas W. Fowler, Robert B. Fox, Benjamin D. Funk, Wilfred J., Jr. Gardiner, John S. Girard, Armand E. Granfield, Patrick F. Greasley, William H., Jr. Greene, Theodore S. Greenspan, Herman Guzzo, Louis R. Hale, William G. Hall, Robert J. Hanley, John M. Hannon, James J. Harrigan, Robert G. Hatch, James W., Jr. Heyke, Henry A. Imlach, William W. Kane, Thomas R. Keeney, Arthur H., Jr. King, Curtiss King, Edward F. Knight, Mervin T. Kuehner, Richard S. Kyte, George J., Jr. Lannin, Thomas W. Lauf, Albert M. Lemberg, Walter A. Lennon, Joseph, Jr. Lisella, Dominic A. Lister, Joseph D. Ludwig, Clarence
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
4. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Revolutionary War 1775 – 1783
W., Jr. Mac Gregor, Rodney J. Mac Leod, Douglass W. Macdonald, Mado H. Maloof, Joseph J. Manion, Robert S. Mansfield, Warren Marsh, Robert H. Martell, Daniel F. Massaro, Russel J., Jr. Mcfarland, Harvey E. Mcintosh, Harold W., Jr. Mcmahon, John F. Mills, Sidney A. Montgomery, Alexander S. O'Dell, Mary A. Oland, Carl W. Parr, Lucien Parr, Raymond A. Paul, Francis J. Perkins, Sanford B., Jr. Perlysky, Gerald H. Peterson, Robert M. Phelps, Walter B. Plumb, Norman W. Poinelli, Robert L. Privensal, Albert J. Purdon, James E.M. Randall, Albert F. Riccio, Philip N. Rosenberg, Milton Rosenblatt, Charles A. Ross, Handley, R. Rundbaken, William C. Russett, John J., Jr. Schaschl, Fred C. Smith, Charles E., Jr. Smith, James E. Snow, Clifford E. Stanley, Arthur W. Stengelin, Robert F. Sterling, Gordon H., Jr. Stone, Richard J. Stone, William J. Sullivan, John B. Swain, Allen W. Swanson, Frederick A. Toretsky, Nathan J. Vendetti, Gabriel J. Viola, James V. Weld, Raymond T. Weldon, Russell R., Jr. White, Howard J. Whitesell, Cedric W. Williams, William J., Jr. Woike, Herbert E. Wolston, Kenneth C. Wuelfing, George H. Wysocki, Walter Zagula, Frank J. Zimmerman, Abraham D.

Korean War 1950 – 1953
Alton, John S. Campbell, Raymond B. Coughlin, Robert
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
5. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Civil War 1861 – 1865
J. Kelly, Bernard L. Kuehner, Gordon V., Jr. Mazur, Mortimer Schleicher, Herbert D. Sirman, Donald S. Tackus, Kenneth A. Wegner, Robert W. Woodcock, Frank E. Zweygartt, John C.

Vietnam War 1964 – 1973
Bailey, Loring M., Jr. Creed, Edward G. Cronin, Brian J. Daley, Raymond C. Dixon, Mark H. Eddy, Edmund F. Fitton, Crosley J., Jr. Hight, David K. Hill, Thomas A. Holden, John P., II Knecht, Adam D. Lewis, Gary L. Markarian, William A. Norton, Robert L. Welch, John H., III Westwood, Norman P., Jr. Young, Douglas W. Weed, Jeffrey F.

Persian Gulf War 1991
Bianco, Scott F.

Global War On Terror 2001 –
McMahon, Michael J. Paliwoda, Eric T. Philippon, Lawrence R.
 
Location. 41° 45.725′ N, 72° 44.538′ W. Marker is in West Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Farmington Avenue and North Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Farmington Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Hartford CT 06107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meeting House Corner (here, next to this marker); West Hartford (within shouting distance of this marker); SS Maiden Creek
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
6. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Spanish – American War 1898
(within shouting distance of this marker); First Public Library Building in West Hartford (within shouting distance of this marker); Goodman Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Webster Walk (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Webster Walk (about 600 feet away); Korczak Ziolkowski (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in West Hartford.
 
Categories. War, US RevolutionaryWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
7. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
World War I 1917 – 1918
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
8. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
World War II 1941 – 1945
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
9. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
World War II 1941 – 1945
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
10. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
World War II 1941 – 1945
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
11. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Korean War 1950 – 1953
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
12. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Vietnam War 1964 – 1973
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
13. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Vietnam War 1964 – 1973
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
14. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Persian Gulf War 1991
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
15. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
Global War On Terror 2001 –
Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
16. Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
 
 
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