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World War I War Memorial

— The Spirit of the American Doughboy —

 
 
Front Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.


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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.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series lists.
 
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
World War I War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dan Reynard, September 7, 2021
2. World War I War Memorial
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to All Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Randolph County History: 1818-2018 (within shouting distance of this marker); Organized Religion (within shouting distance of this marker); Randolph County was organized in 1818 (within shouting distance of this marker); James P. Goodrich (within shouting distance of this marker); Sports and Recreation (within shouting distance of this marker); Arts and Sciences (within shouting distance of this marker); Education (within shouting distance of this marker). 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.) 
 
Left Side Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
3. Left Side Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker
Right Side Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
4. Right Side Plaque - World War I War Memorial Marker
World War I War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
5. World War I War Memorial
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
6. Doughboy Statue
Profile - Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
7. Profile - Doughboy Statue
Other View - World War I War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
8. Other View - World War I War Memorial
Looking West - World War I War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
9. Looking West - World War I War Memorial
Randolph County Courthouse - Winchester, Indiana image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
10. Randolph County Courthouse - Winchester, Indiana
The marker is out of the photo to the right - - > > >
World War I War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dan Reynard, September 7, 2021
11. World War I War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,928 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 2, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   2. submitted on May 16, 2022, by Dan Reynard of Bellevue, Wisconsin.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on June 2, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   11. submitted on May 16, 2022, by Dan Reynard of Bellevue, Wisconsin. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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