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World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 31, 2021
1. World War I Memorial
Inscription.  [Center plaque]
American Legion
Preamble · to · the · Constitution
For God and country we associate ourselves together for the following purposes: to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred per cent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our association in the Great War; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.

Dominic Oberto Post No. 182

[Left plaque]
Honor Roll
1917 World War 1919
These men made the supreme sacrifice
Oberto, Dominic • Prokup, Andrew • Cole, Howard • Foster, Luke • Brotherton, Henry • Mirouse, Julius • Finkelberg, Dr. M. • Newman, Raymond
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Achinger, Charles • Achinger, Harry • Actis, Anton • Actis, Louis • Ambrose, William • Anderson, Charles • Arnold, Amel • Assalley, Nick • Averill, Chester • Budnick, Stany • Balsavich,John • Balzarine, Joseph • Balzarine, John • Bamrick, Raymond • Baraconi, Alfred • Barr, James • Boroski, Frank • Boroski, John • Baxter, George • Baxter, Neil • Baxter, Neil C. • Baxter, Leroy • Bell, Robert • Bettasso, Barney • Beiucchi, Zarafino • Berneski, Stanley • Berneski, James • Bernstein, David • Bernstein, Maurice • Bertalot, Benjamin • Bertutti, Peter • Blanchard, Frank • Boggio, Frank • Boetta, Dominic • Boker, John • Booker, Frank • Brassea, Peter • Bubolevitch, William • Budnick, Walter • Buffo, Louis • Burnell, William • Campbell, Harry • Carlessare, Carlo • Carlson, Howard A. • Carlson, Clarence • Carney, John • Carroll, John • Casey, Charles • Casford, James • Cassassa, Dominic • Cavalca, Umberto • Cavaletti, John • Chiado, Joseph

Chiaventone, Henry • Cinotto, Joseph • Cohn, David • Collings, Dell • Collings, Ralph • Collings, Ira • Comoroski, Joseph • Condie, Malcolm • Coveny, Francis • Cosgrove, Thomas • Coyne, Edward • Coyne, Mark • Coveny, Edward • Chelaszyk, John • Craven, Maurice • Costa, Thomas • Creed, Howard • Creed, John • Curran, John • Curran, Lester • Cyrus, Joseph • Darwish, William • Daley, William • Davis, John • Davister, Jeremi • Defiori,
World War I Memorial detail (center plaque) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 31, 2021
2. World War I Memorial detail (center plaque)
Vincent • Delmagro, James • Deserf, Paul • Deserf, Theodore • Donete, Anton • Dhesse, Louis • Dicello, Nickolas • Drager, Emil • Doig, William • Donna, Peter • Dormand, William • Dowling, John • Dougherty, John • Enrietto, Dominic • Faldutto, Joseph • Faletti, Stephen • Farrel, Edward • Fedor, Frank • Feegan, David • Ferris, Harold • Ferris, Raymond • Ferrero, Samuel • Fiori, Samuel • Flood, Thomas • Franklin, Donald • Franklin, Dr. J.H. • Fulora, Joseph • Garbolino, Dominic

Giorgi, Adelmo • Glozick, Edward • Gorana, Joseph • Grando, Arthur • Greene, Charles • Green, Theodore • Grisolano, Anton • Grosso, Charles • Grosso, John • Gustaitis, Anton • Gutson, Walter • Halladay, Egbert • Halladay, Harry • Hamilin, William • Hammer, Arthur • Heep, Felix • Herrmann, George • Herrmann, John • Hicks, James • Hicks, Thomas • Hoffman, Frank • Hoffman, William • Hollerich, Joseph • Horner, Jack • Jaros, Anton • Karlock, Frank • Karpinski, Thomas • Karzuba, Joseph • Keegan, Bernard E. • Kinkin, Theophile • Kirkman, Thomas • Koerner, Charles L. • Kolupki, Peter • Klein, Fred • Kreiger, Ignatius • Krogulski, Zigmund • Kulupka, George • Kulupka, Ignatius • Lempke, Anton • Lempke, Frank • Lempke, Leo • Lebeau, Arthur • Leggett, Alva • Lenzi, Peter • Lolli, Leo • Lewandowski, Frank J. • Liczek, John • Lolli, Olinto • Lucas, Frank • Love, James • Lucietti, Carl • Lucietti, Frank • Lynch,
World War I Memorial detail (left plaque) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 31, 2021
3. World War I Memorial detail (left plaque)
Edward

[Right plaque]
(top section repeated from left plaque; not transcribed here)

Lynch, Joseph • Lacy, Daniel • Lawson, Peter • Mainus, Joseph • Mainus, Martin • Majchrzak, Stanley • Majoski, Stanley • Maletti, Luigi • Mallonee, Irving • Margherio, Frank • Margherio, Camilo • Massinelli, James • Mason, Elmer • Maxwell, Richard • Maxwell, Robert • Mazzorana, Dell • Mazzorana, Joseph • McCallum, Edward • McCormick, Matt. • McFadden, Michael • McGovern, Charles • McGuinness, James • McGuinness, John • McGuinness, Thomas • McGinnis, Phillip • McLaughlin, George • Mellon, John • Mercier, Edward • Michael, Ralph R. • Miller, George • Mirouse, Marcel • Miltenberger, Dr. R.F. • Monaghan, Frank • Moran, Joseph • Moran, Thomas • Murphy, Peter • Nestler, Arnold • Nestler, Paul • Nimee, George • Nimee, Louis • Norberg, Arnold • Norberg, Arthur • Norberg, Melvin • Oberleitner, Fred • Oberto, John • O'Connor, Daniel • O'Connor, James • O'Keefe, Norman • Olszanowski, Henry • O'Bierne, James • Oskowski, Peter • Pachankis, John

Palmeri, August • Palmero, Daniel • Patterson, Robert • Patterson, James • Patarozzi, Joseph • Payne, Edward • Payton, Frank • Pecchio, Joseph • Peters, Joseph • Petitti, Difendenti • Phillips, George • Phillips, Valentine • Piercy, Robert • Petroski, Bernard • Pisca, Paul • Plumier, Joseph • Pomatto, Babtista
World War I Memorial detail (right plaque) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 31, 2021
4. World War I Memorial detail (right plaque)
• Pospyhala, Samuel • Pricco, Charles • Pricco, John • Procitis, Sylvester • Prokup, Paul • Prokup, Steve • Pytlik, John • Rathbun, Hubert • Reichl, Ted • Reinsch, Anton E. • Reinsch, Stanley • Renotti, Babtista • Repka, George • Reynolds, James • Reynolds, Patrick • Riva, James • Riva, Louis • Ryczek, Jacob • Ryczek, John • Rolando, Martin • Rolando, Michael • Rolando, Joseph • Rosenzweig, Maurice • Rosenzweig, Abe • Roung, William • Rumsavich, Matt. • Ream, Dr. W.J. • Saad, James • Sajdak, Frank • Sabatino, E. • Sobin, Frank • Salvatore, Cartenilli • Sandusky, Custi • Sandusky, Felix • Sandusky, John

Savio, John • Savio, Peter • Schwarting, Clemens • Schwarting, Frank • Schwarting, Hubert • Seaback, Vincent P. • Seaback, Paul • Sobin, Joseph • Sedoski, George • Serena, Severino • Shields, John • Shimpkus, Charles • Slack, John • Slack, Joseph • Soloski, Andrew • Sitterly, Glenn • Sittler, Frank L. • Stank, Adolph • Stermer, John • Stonis, Joseph • Swanson, Leonard • Swanson, Lorenzo • Sweeney, Gerald • Taliana, Albert • Tarasco, Frank • Taylor, Frank • Tieman, Edward • Tieman, Ignatius • Tieman, Peter • Ternetti, Peter • Waite, Milton • Walker, Neil • Wall, William • Ward, Frank • Wasalewski, Joseph • Wosick, Frank • Weinstein, M.G. • Wheeler, Harry • Wheeler, Ralph J. • Wielgot, Peter J. • Wilson, Neil • Winski, Joseph • Wixom, Frank • Wolf, Emil • Wolf, Herman • Wolfer,
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 31, 2021
5. World War I Memorial
Featured memorial is on the right.
George • Wolfer, Henry • Wright, Charles • Wright, William • Young, William • Zelinski, Barney • Zulkowski, Joseph

This memorial is dedicated by Dominic Oberto Post No. 182
American Legion, and the citizens of Spring Valley July 4, 1934
Commander: Edgar P. Dabler • 1st Vice Commander: Geo. Condie Jr. • 2nd Vice Commander: Joseph Savio • Sgt.-at-Arms: Michael L. Carroll • Sgt.-at-Arms: John Perino • Adjutant: Lloyd Pierson • Finance Officer: Dr. G.S. McShane • Graves Registrar: Joseph A. Solan • Chaplain: Rev. Jerome Walsh • Service Officer: Peter Hollerich
Past Commanders
James P. Doyle • James E. McGuire • Lloyd Pierson • Gustin Dubois • Frank A. Martinelli • Norman H. Lynn • Charles Dorf

 
Erected by Dominic Oberto Post No. 182, American Legion.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 41° 19.56′ N, 89° 11.878′ W. Marker is in Spring Valley, Illinois, in Bureau County. Memorial is on North Greenwood Street north of East Erie Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 N Greenwood St, Spring Valley IL 61362, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veteran's Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); Korea Monument (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam Monument (a few steps from this marker); John Mitchell (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named John Mitchell (approx. half a mile away); Maud Powell (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Buel Institute (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Valley.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 2, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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