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Ladysmith in Rusk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Rusk County World War I Memorial

 
 
Rusk County World War I Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 17, 2011
1. Rusk County World War I Memorial Plaque
Inscription.
Rusk County

"Greater love
hath no man
than this."

1917 - 1918

 
Erected 1929.
 
Location. 45° 28.154′ N, 91° 6.066′ W. Marker is in Ladysmith, Wisconsin, in Rusk County. Marker can be reached from Everett Avenue west of East 3rd Street North (U.S. 8), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument is in Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Ladysmith WI 54848, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Smoky (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sweet 'Soo' (approx. 0.6 miles away); Apollonia (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Smithsonian Institution. Doughboy sculpture art inventory. (Submitted on October 14, 2011.) 

2. E.M. Viquesney vs. John Pauding. "...similarities between the Pauldings and the Viquesneys, as well as features that help distinguish them from one another." (Submitted on October 14, 2011.) 

3. Memorial Park. (Submitted on October 14, 2011.)
 
Additional keywords. Paulding "Over the Top to Victory" Doughboy Model 2043-B; IAS WI000435
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Rusk County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By P Baird, circa September 94
2. Rusk County World War I Memorial Marker
Identifying manufacturer's plate
Rusk County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By P Baird, September 94
3. Rusk County World War I Memorial Marker
Close-up of figure's head.
Rusk County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 17, 2011
4. Rusk County World War I Memorial
South Face
Rusk County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 17, 2011
5. Rusk County World War I Memorial
Rusk County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 17, 2011
6. Rusk County World War I Memorial
A concrete podium can be seen southwest of the Doughboy statue, used in conjunction with annual veteran's observances. (Donated in 2010 by Ed Mayes of Holcombe, Wisconsin.)
East Side image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 17, 2011
7. East Side
West Side image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 17, 2011
8. West Side
North Side image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 17, 2011
9. North Side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2013, by P Baird of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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