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Hobart in Lake County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls

 

—The Spirit of the American Doughboy —

 
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1. Full Right View - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker
Smithsonian American Art Museum ,Inventory of American Sculpture Control Number 47260028 • Dimensions: Sculpture: approx. 7 ft. x 31 in. x 52 in.; Base: approx. 80 in. x 8 ft. x 8 ft. • Artist: Viquesney, E. M., 1876-1946, sculptor. (Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription. ( Top Plaque - Front of Monument )
For God • • •• (- - - - Crest - - - - ) •• • • And Country
•• (- - - - - US - - - - -) ••
1917 - 1918 •• (American Legion) •• 1941 - 1945


In loving memory of our War Dead

( Row One )
World War I
Edward A. Abel • Harold C. Goodrich • Edward C. Kostbade • Harold Maybaum • Arthur E. Wischman

World War II
Robert W. Ahlgrim • Lawrence L. Badkey • Elmer Ballantyne

( Row Two - W.W. II )
George W. Bond, Jr. • Robert J. Bonner • Robert Cherock • Floyd Faulkner • Robert Ferguson • Thomas Flatt • Edward L. Fowble • Joseph Harney • John H. Heims, Jr. • Leonard Hellstrom • Max Hindman • Wayne Kaska • Jerry Killigrew

( Row Three - W.W. II )
Ralph Knight • Charles Koeppen • Frank Leach • Wilfred I. Lewis • Louis R. Lindsey • Clifford McElwee • Michael F. Murray • Howard Parker, Jr. • Roper R. Peddicord • Ivor V. Powell • Laurel E. Prosser • Laurel E. Prosser • Everett J. Riley • William R. Sablotny

( Row Four - W.W. II )
William Shryock • Emil Siewert, Jr. • Raymond J. Small • Harold W. Smith • Monfred L. Smith, Jr. • Miles Stanley • George Strakis • Steve Szostek • Teddy Szymanski • Edward M. Tracy • William Willmoth • William Wilson • Ralph Worthington

May
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2. Plaques on Front - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker
They Rest in Peace

Erected by
Hobart Post 54 - American legion

( Lower Plaque - Front of Monument )

Perpetual care of
flags provided by:
Rees Funeral Home
( Plaque - Left Side of Monument )

The responsibility for freedom falls on all free men
( Row One )
Korea
1950 - 1955
Perry A. Anderson • Charles L. Bush • William Edward Crago • Raymond A. Decker • Robert L. Emery • Robert Lee Green • Leonard E. Hayworth • Donald Brinton Koenig • Paul George Leathurby • Vernon Berhard Rich

( Row Two )
Vietnam
1964 - 1975
R. A. Backemeyer • Clifford C. Barnett • William D. Beeson • Thomas M. Blystone • Junior R. Burns • Ramon P. Cancel • Fred W. Carpenter • William B. Cawley, Jr. • R. H. Corley • Gary W. Cox • Larry D. Draves • Donald E. Erwin • Richard W. Ford • Thomas W. Johnson • John W. Lake • William G. Lute • Joel W. Mock • Gary W. Chapman • Leroy J. Breitsprecher

( Row Three )
Stephen J. Mullet • James T. Ralph • Ralf I. Saunders • Gerald L. Schwuchow • R. L. Snyder • Charles H. Stanley • Gary L. Stevens • Kenneth A. Stonebaker • Bradley E. Suchka • Freddie L. Tapper • Hilbert W. Teeter • Tommy A. Waldon • James R. Wallace • Mark J. Webb • Scott Wilson • Richard L. Wozniak • Joseph J. Valovich, Jr. • Wayne G. Bernoska

Dedicated
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3. Left Side Plaque - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker
- - July 4, 1984


( Plaque - Right Side of Memorial )
Dedicated To The Global War on Terrorism
Gregory P. Sanders
 
Erected 1925.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 41° 31.642′ N, 87° 15.128′ W. Marker is in Hobart, Indiana, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Lincoln Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hobart IN 46342, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willow Creek Confrontation (approx. 5.5 miles away); Great Sauk (Sac) Trail (approx. 5.7 miles away); Stewart Settlement House (approx. 6 miles away); Froebel School (approx. 6.3 miles away); First Physician (approx. 6.9 miles away); Ogden Dunes Ski Jump (approx. 7.3 miles away); St. John's Lutheran Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); W.W.II Triangle Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Hobart, In., Doughboy Statue::. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them
Right Side Plaque - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker image. Click for full size.
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4. Right Side Plaque - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker
throughout the U.S.); however the link refers only to the one at Hobart, IN. (Submitted on June 16, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. "The History Behind the Doughboy" ::. (Courtesy:: Karen Gardnerl in Emmitsburg, Maryland, Area Historical Society publication.) Originally published in 1991 this link gives a good history and other links - well worth the search and read. (Submitted on June 16, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
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6. Looking South - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker
Front - - Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
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7. Front - - Doughboy Statue
Obverse View - - Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
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8. Obverse View - - Doughboy Statue
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9. View #1 of Bricks - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker
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10. View #2 of Bricks - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker
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11. View #3 of Bricks - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker
Looking North - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker image. Click for full size.
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12. Looking North - - Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker
Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker image. Click for full size.
circa ca. 1930
13. Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls Marker
Postcard showing the Hobart Doughboy monument. Image courtesy of the Hobart Historical Society.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,705 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on , by Kenneth T. Bernoska of Valparaiso, Indiana. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   13. submitted on . • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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