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Agawam in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Agawam Veteran War Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 29, 2017
1. Agawam Veteran War Memorial
Inscription.
A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces, but also by the men it honors and the men it remembers……..
President John F. Kennedy

The Agawam Veteran War Memorial
Dedicated this 27th Day of May 1989

In honor of all Agawam Veterans who served their country in time of need and especially those veterans whose names are listed hereon who sacrificed their tomorrows for our today.

( plaque 2 )
World War I
Ashe, Anthony D.   Army · Finn, John F.   Army · St. Dennis, Henry   Army · Thompson, Francis   Army · Wilson, Edward B.   Army · Rowley, Arthur S.   Army
Korean
Exford, Dorr W., Jr.   USAF · Hobbs, Clement B.   USMC · Pohner, William   USAF · Provost, Robert   Army
Vietnam
Borowiec, Edward   Navy · Connelly, Edward W., Jr.   USMC · D’Amato, Paul J., Jr.   Army · Gallerani, Lawrence   Navy · Gaunt, George S.   Navy · Mccollum, James P.   USAF · Meade, Michael A. Navy · Moynahan, John J.   Army · Myllymaki, Carl W.   USMC

( plaque 3 )
Civil War
Bailey, Giles A. · Beebe, William, Jr. · Billings, James W. · Clark, Albert R. · Cooper, Oliver B. · Cudney, Frank · Downing, Patrick · Gillett, Francis · Hitchcock, William W. · Lepine, Alfred · Liswell, Seth · Pomeroy, William C. · Scott, George
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2. Agawam Veteran War Memorial
( plaque 2 )
M. · Williams, Thomas E. · Woodworth, Leander · Wright, Lucius C.

( plaque 4 )
World War II
Andruss, Clarence J.   USMC · Bessette, Roland E.   Army · Biergel, William A.   Army · Brady, Joseph J.   Army · Brusseau, Philip H.   Army · Burrill, Arthur R.   Army · Cote, George N.   Navy · Coughlin, Edward   USMC · Davis, Albert H.   Army · Durkan, Raymond M.   Army · Goss, Frank M.   Army · Hackett, Charles A.   Army · Letellier, Lawrence J.   USMC · Luccardi, Frank I.   Army · Magiera, Julian   Army · Manchester, Harold E.   Army · Miller, Robert H.   Navy · Roberts, Howard E.   Army · Routson, Robert   Army · St. Jean, Maurice   Army · Sullivan, Hugh E.   Navy · Whitaker, Charles W.   Army · Woishins, Joseph P.   Army · Goodhue, Elmer J.   Army

( plaque 5 )
The bell housed in this duplicated tower had called children to the North Agawam Katherine G. Danahy Elementary School since 1900. The monument itself was designed by Thurston Munson F.A.R.A

The committee was appointed by the Town Council on January 19, 1982.

Andrew C Gallano, Chairman · Ruth A. Bitzas, Veteran Agent · Frederick Nardi, Councilman · Walter T. Kerr · Samual F. Provo, Jr. · Mario Delucchi

In Remembrance
Andrew C. Gallano 1913 — 1988
An industrious, enterprising Agawam citizen, for his
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3. Agawam Veteran War Memorial
( plaque 3 )
prolonged diligence in formulating and promoting the designing and eventual erection of this memorial.
In Appreciation
Anthony F. Albro, Building Maintenance Supervisor
Harold O. Davis, Carpentry
Paul S. Galaska, Heritage Sales, Inc.
Ronald Fortier & Michael LaFlamme, Craf Company
Ronald H. Ashton, Ashton Sheet Metal
 
Erected 1989.
 
Location. 42° 4.195′ N, 72° 36.877′ W. Marker is in Agawam, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and School Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in front of Benjamin Phelps Elementary School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 689 Main Street, Agawam MA 01001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); U.S.N. Armed Guard of World War II (approx. 1.7 miles away); The First Meeting House (approx. 2˝ miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hessian Encampment (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hay Road (approx. 3.1 miles away); Armory Fence (approx. 3.1 miles away); Master Armorer's House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Agawam.
 
Categories. Military
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 29, 2017
4. Agawam Veteran War Memorial
( plaque 4 )
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5. Agawam Veteran War Memorial
( plaque 5 )
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6. Agawam Veteran War Memorial
Bell Tower
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7. Agawam Veterans War Memorial
Along the walk are plaques listing those from Agawam who served on our nation’s wars.
Revolutionary War — 59
War of 1812 — 1
Spanish American War — 2
Civil War — 63
World War I — 144
World War II — 918
Korean War — 416
VietnamWar — 754
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8. Agawam Veterans War Memorial Green
 
 
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