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World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial Bronze Tablet image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2014
1. World War Memorial Bronze Tablet
Inscription.
Dedicated by
The People of Marshfield
to the Memory of Those
Who Gave Their Lives for
America's Cause During
the World War
————
George Arnett ∑ William Arnett ∑ Louis Binder ∑ Frank Boyer ∑ Frederick W. Breseman ∑ Ray Firnstahl ∑ John A. Fisher ∑ Louis Fleisner ∑ Fred E. Hintz ∑ Harold E. Jaeckel ∑ Louis Kelnhofer ∑ Otto H. Kops ∑ Floyd M. Laird ∑ William Lee ∑ Wm. J. Lesselyoung ∑ Leo Lutz ∑ Louis A. Mangold ∑ Jos. C. Marsh, Jr. ∑ Harold Mattson ∑ Mike J. Miller ∑ Ernest G. Miller ∑ Frank J. Mueller ∑ Emil Oertel ∑ Harry M. Palmer ∑ Edward J. Parks ∑ W. Simon Petri ∑ Joseph Ponczoch ∑ Willard D. Purdy ∑ William J. Riethus ∑ Henry Schielz ∑ George A. Schiesl ∑ Edward Schultz ∑ Paul H. Schultz ∑ Louis A. Seidl ∑ Barney Skaya ∑ Walter H. Soles ∑ Joseph Stangl ∑ Cecil G. Tormey ∑ Nick Trierweiler ∑ Wesley C. Van Voorheis ∑ Everett L. Varney ∑ Henry Wallis ∑ Nick A. Weigel ∑ Louis Wellner ∑ Cooper D. Wells ∑ George W. Whitney ∑ Ray Winch ∑ Franklin Wood ∑ Ivo E. Wright ∑ Herbert Yaeger

1914-1918

 
Erected 1922 by the Rotary Club and the American Legion.
 
Location. 44° 40.685′ N, 90° 10.932′ W. Marker
World War Memorial Granite Base image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2014
2. World War Memorial Granite Base
is in Marshfield, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Marker can be reached from North St. Joseph Avenue near West Kalsched Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Memorial is in Flander's Field at Hillside City Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1110 North St. Joseph Avenue, Marshfield WI 54449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Field of Honor (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbia Park Band Shell (approx. 0.7 miles away); Youth Baseball Donor Recognition Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Founderís Square (approx. 0.8 miles away); Marshfield Post Office (approx. 0.9 miles away); Governor William H. Upham House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tower Hall (approx. one mile away); September 11th Patriots Day (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marshfield.
 
More about this marker. The monument, which is three-sided, stands on a double base in the center of the "field," and measures 6 feet, 4 inches from the bottom of the base to the base of the flagstaff by which it is surmounted, the flagstaff being 75 feet from the base to the top.
source: History of Wood County, Wisconsin, 1923
 
Also see . . .  History of Wood County, Wisconsin, 1923.
Close-up of Bronze Inlaid Decorations image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2014
3. Close-up of Bronze Inlaid Decorations
"In 1920 the city of Marshfield donated to the American Legion a lot 56 by 112 feet in size as a burial ground for soldiers of the late war. A granite memorial tablet has been erected there..." (Submitted on October 27, 2014.) 
 
Additional keywords. Marshfield World War I Honor Roll
 
Categories. War, World I
 
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2014
4. World War Memorial
Flander's Field ∑ Hillside Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 184 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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