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Ladysmith in Rusk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Rusk County World War I Memorial

 
 
Rusk County World War I Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 17, 2011
1. Rusk County World War I Memorial Plaque
Inscription.  
Rusk County

"Greater love
hath no man
than this."

1917 - 1918

 
Erected 1929.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 45° 28.154′ N, 91° 6.066′ W. Marker is in Ladysmith, Wisconsin, in Rusk County. Marker can be reached from Everett Avenue west of East 3rd Street North (U.S. 8), on the left when traveling west. Monument is in Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ladysmith WI 54848, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Smoky (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sweet 'Soo' (approx. 0.6 miles away); Apollonia (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Memorial Park. (Submitted on October 14, 2011.)
 
Additional keywords. Paulding "Over the Top to Victory" Doughboy Model 2043-B; IAS WI000435
 
Rusk County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By P Baird, circa September 94
2. Rusk County World War I Memorial Marker
Identifying manufacturer's plate
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Rusk County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By P Baird, September 94
3. Rusk County World War I Memorial Marker
Close-up of figure's head.
Rusk County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 17, 2011
4. Rusk County World War I Memorial
South Face
Rusk County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 17, 2011
5. Rusk County World War I Memorial
Rusk County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 17, 2011
6. Rusk County World War I Memorial
A concrete podium can be seen southwest of the Doughboy statue, used in conjunction with annual veteran's observances. (Donated in 2010 by Ed Mayes of Holcombe, Wisconsin.)
Rusk County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dan Reynard, September 8, 2017
7. Rusk County World War I Memorial
Rusk County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dan Reynard, September 8, 2017
8. Rusk County World War I Memorial
East Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 17, 2011
9. East Side
West Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 17, 2011
10. West Side
North Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 17, 2011
11. North Side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2013, by P Baird of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.   4, 5, 6. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   7, 8. submitted on May 18, 2022, by Dan Reynard of Bellevue, Wisconsin.   9, 10, 11. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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Dec. 1, 2022