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Richmond in Ray County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 17, 2020
1. World War Memorial Dedication
Inscription.  

In memory
of our
World War
Veterans
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Unveiled under
auspices of the
American Legion
Posts of Ray Co.
May 30, 1930
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War with Germany 1917-1919
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The Great War for Civilization

 
Erected 1930.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 39° 16.725′ N, 93° 58.606′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Missouri, in Ray County. Memorial is on Thornton Street north of Main Street (State Highway 10), on the left when traveling north. Monument is on the Ray County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 West Main Street, Richmond MO 64085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bushwhacker in Missouri (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War Memorial
World War Memorial Unveiling image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 17, 2020
2. World War Memorial Unveiling
(a few steps from this marker); World War II and Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Richmond (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. John Wallace (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Alexander W. Doniphan (within shouting distance of this marker); Ray County Bicentennial Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 1856 Courthouse Cornice Planter (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
World War Memorial Engraving image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 17, 2020
3. World War Memorial Engraving
World War Memorial en image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 17, 2020
4. World War Memorial en
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 17, 2020
5. World War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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