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West Haven World War I Monument

 
 
West Haven World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 11, 2010
1. West Haven World War I Monument
Inscription.  
[ north side ]
Dedicated To The
Memory Of Those Who
Gave Their Lives In The
World War 1917 – 1918

The American's Creed
"I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic; a sovereign nation of many sovereign states; a perfect union, one and inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice and humanity for which American Patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes."
"I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it; to support its constitution; to obey its laws; to respect its flag, and to defend it against all enemies."


[ east side ]
Honor Roll
Burns, James J.   Private Co. D. 305 F. A.
Bohndorf, Alfred G.   Seaman 2nd. Cl. U.S. Navy
Cameron, Vernon G.   Private Co. A. 11 M.G. Bn.
Carlo, Peter   Private Co. I. 102 Inf.
Civitillo, John   Private Co. I. 60 Inf.
Cooper, George H.   Private Co. C. 102 Inf.
Davis, Leonard S.  
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Private San. Det. 56 Art. C.A.C.
Donahue, Joseph C.   Private Co. D. 102 Inf.
Foisey, Stanley   Private 1st Cl. Co. B. 102 Inf.
For Those Who Gave Their Lives – World War I

[ lower tablet ]
To Honor and Remember
Those Men and Women
Of the City of West Haven
Who Served in the Armed Forces
Of Their Country
During the Vietnam Conflict.
This Plaque Provided By
The Grateful Citizens
Of the City of West Haven
And Sponsored By
The West Haven Veterans Council

[ south side ]
Honor Roll
Geleneau, George J.   Private Co. C. 102 Inf.
Heery, Nicholas W.   Private 1st Cl. Co. E. 102 Inf.
Hendrickson, John H.   Private Co. E. 102 Inf.
Hughson, Harold E.   Private Co. A. 12 M.G. Bn.
Hughson, Walter J.   Private Co. K. 101 Inf.
Kapitzke, Arthur G.   Private 1st Cl. Co. D. 102 M.G. Bn.
Kennedy, William J.   Private 1st Cl. Co. D. 102 M.G. Bn.
Lawson, Walter F.   Private Co. D. 306 Inf.
Leth, Axel   Private 28 Co. 7 Tbg. Bn. 151 D.B.
For Those Who Gave Their Lives – World War I

[ lower tablet ]
To Honor and Remember
Those Men and Women
Of the City of West Haven
Who Served in the Armed Forces
Of Their Country
During World War II
This Plaque Provided
West Haven World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 15, 2010
2. West Haven World War I Monument
north side
By
The Grateful Citizens
Of the City of West Haven
And Sponsored By
The West Haven Veterans Council

[ west side ]
Honor Roll
Lines, Irving E.   Private Co. D. 102 Inf.
Lum, Wallace B.   Private Co. I. 308 Inf.
Mitchell, Robert E.   Private Co. D. 23 Inf.
Mullen, Terrance J.   Private Ord. Salvage Det. A P.O. 782
Nason, Alexis P.   Lieut. 5th R. Highlanders
Palmer, Frederick E.   Bugler Co. D. 101 M.G. Bn.
Porter, Homer A.   Corporal Co. D. 102 Inf.
Tower, Martin V.   Private S.A.T.C.
Wickwire, Dwight H.   Corporal Co. D. 102 M.G. Bn.
Wolfe, Edward C.   Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy
For Those Who Gave Their Lives – World War I

[ lower tablet ]
To Honor and Remember
Those Men and Women
Of the City of West Haven
Who Served in the Armed Forces
Of Their Country
During the Korea Conflict.
This Plaque Provided By
The Grateful Citizens
Of the City of West Haven
And Sponsored By
The West Haven Veterans Council

 
Erected by City of West Haven, West Haven Veterans Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 41° 16.314′ 
West Haven World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 15, 2010
3. West Haven World War I Monument
east side
N, 72° 57.021′ W. Marker is in West Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Campbell Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Located on the West Haven Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Haven CT 06516, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. SSg Thomas E. Vitagliano (here, next to this marker); West Haven (within shouting distance of this marker); West Haven Revolutionary War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Haven Twilight League 1933 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Painter Park World War II Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); VFW Post 1684 Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Lone Sailor (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Haven.
 
More about this monument. Sculptor is Anton Schaaf.
 
West Haven World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 15, 2010
4. West Haven World War I Monument
east side lower tablet
West Haven World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 15, 2010
5. West Haven World War I Monument
west side
West Haven World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 15, 2010
6. West Haven World War I Monument
west side lower tablet
West Haven World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 11, 2010
7. West Haven World War I Monument
south side
Close-up of the Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 15, 2010
8. Close-up of the Statue
Inscribed on the Pedestal "Armistice"
Historic West Haven Green image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 11, 2010
9. Historic West Haven Green
Settled 1648
Incorporated 1921
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2010, by Les Kopel of Oxnard, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on March 11, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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