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Augusta in Kennebec County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

World War I Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.

To the memory
of our heroic dead
who fought for the liberty
of humanity
1917-1919
—————
Quiet they rest
in this high hope serene
that we for whom they died
shall keep the faith

Killed in Action
Wilfred Albert • Walker B. Beale
Viateau Beaudoin • Ovilla Blouin • Emmons A. Boynton
Ernest Couture • James S. Fitzgerald • Sidney F. Foye
Fred S. Freeman • Wilbur B. Leighton
Joseph I. Poulin • Florian Turcot

Died in Service
Samuel Clukey • William E. Lawry • Edmund M. Leary
John A. McNally • William C. Morse • Martin T. Nolan
William H. O'Donnell • Frederick Poulin
Philip P. Sawtelle • Edward C. Scanlon • Harold J. Sproul
Stephen T. Webster • Earl Winslow

In honor of
the men and women of Augusta
who served their country
in the World War
1917 • 1919

[Honor Roll of Veterans]

Presented by
Mr. and Mrs. George E. Macomber
Nov. 11, 1929


 
Erected 1929 by Mr. and Mrs. George E. Macomber.
 
Location. 44° 18.654′ N, 69° 46.738′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Maine, in Kennebec County. Marker is at the intersection of Water
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
2. World War I Memorial
Street and Memorial Circle, on the left when traveling east on Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Memorial Park, Augusta ME 04330, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Augusta's Vietnam War Dead Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II and Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William Penn Whitehouse Homestead Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornerstone Day / La pose des premiθres pierres (approx. 0.3 miles away); United States Post Office / La Poste des Etats-Unis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Flag Protest ~ War of 1812 / Drapeau en berne - Guerre de 1812 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shipbuilding Days / L'ιpoque des chantiers navals (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
World War I Memorial Killed in Action Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
3. World War I Memorial Killed in Action Honor Roll
World War I Memorial Died in Service Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
4. World War I Memorial Died in Service Honor Roll
World War I Memorial Veterans Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
5. World War I Memorial Veterans Honor Roll
World War I Memorial Veterans Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
6. World War I Memorial Veterans Honor Roll
World War I Memorial Veterans Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
7. World War I Memorial Veterans Honor Roll
World War I Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
8. World War I Memorial Statue
World War I Memorial Statue Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
9. World War I Memorial Statue Detail
World War I Memorial Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
10. World War I Memorial Sponsors
World War I Memorial Statue Sculptor's Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
11. World War I Memorial Statue Sculptor's Mark
Canadian sculptor Frances Loring (1887-1968)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on December 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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