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Winchester in Randolph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

World War I War Memorial

 

The Spirit of the American Doughboy

 
Front Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
1. Front Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
( Front - Plaque )
1917 ― 1918
In honor of the World War Heroes of
Randolph County who made the Supreme
Sacrifice for their beloved Country.

( Row One )
Hershel W. Arens Clarence W. Borror Chauncey C. Botkin Lloyd E. Brown Charles C. Burres John Earl Carpenter Leslie D. Chapin Herman Coats Joseph E. Cummings Emmett Davidson Howard Virgil Ford Francis Leroy Frazier

( Row Two )
Lloyd T. Freeman Carcie H. Gilmore Lester L. Harman Joseph E. Hicks Grant B. Houdasheldt Harry Howell Earl C. Imel Homer T. Jenkins Roy M. Keever Leland H. Ledbetter Guy Linder Clifton E. McFadden

( Row Three )
David M. McFarland William F. McFarland James T. Moore Francis A. Norris John E. Patrick Wilbur Ralston Charnell A. Reynolds Carl J. Rosenbush Thomas K. Starbuck Orville N. Stover William L. Summers Ethan G. Weimer
For greater love hath no man than this,
that a man lay down his life for his country.


( Left Side
Left Side Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
2. Left Side Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker
- Plaque )

1917 ― 1918
In honor of the World War Heroes
of Randolph County
No soldiers or sailors ever proved more quickly ready for the test of battle or acquitted themselves with more splendid courage and achievement when put to the test.

( Right Side Plaque )
In memoriam of and dedicated to
David Kabel & Francis Simpson
as the last surviving, active World War I
members of Randolph County American
Legion Post #39 Winchester, Indiana

 
Erected 1968 by Winchester Chapter D.A.R. and Loyal Citizens, John B.Goodrich American Legion Trust Fund.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 40° 10.342′ N, 84° 58.937′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Indiana, in Randolph County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Washington Street (State Road 32) and South Meridian Street, on the right when traveling east on West Washington Street. The marker is located on the northwest lawn of the Randolph County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester IN 47394, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to All Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Randolph County (Indiana)
Right Side Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
3. Right Side Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); First in Nation (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial - Randolph County Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); W.W. II and Korean Conflict - War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Amanda Way (about 400 feet away); Randolph County Quakers (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Winchester, Indiana Doughboy ::. 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 Winchester, IN. (Submitted on June 2, 2010, 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 2, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

3. Virtual Tour ( Courtesy - - Indiana Government web page). (Submitted on February 14, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
World War I War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
4. World War I War Memorial
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)

 
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, World I
 
Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
5. Doughboy Statue
Profile - Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
6. Profile - Doughboy Statue
Other View - World War I War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
7. Other View - World War I War Memorial
Looking West - World War I War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
8. Looking West - World War I War Memorial
Randolph County Courthouse - Winchester, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
9. Randolph County Courthouse - Winchester, Indiana
The marker is out of the photo to the right - - > > >
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,668 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on June 2, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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