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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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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
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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 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
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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 - - 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hobart IN 46342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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 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 . . .
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1. Hobart, In., Doughboy Statue::. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them 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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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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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.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,083 times since then and 91 times this year. Last updated on January 13, 2013, by Kenneth T. Bernoska of Valparaiso, Indiana. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on June 16, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   13. submitted on January 14, 2012. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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