“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Waukegan in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Waukegan Doughboy Statue

Waukegan Doughboy Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
1. Waukegan Doughboy Statue Marker
Inscription. In memory of Alvin E. Johnson & William W. Kyndberg
Presented to Homer Daringer Post No. 281 American Legion by Mrs. Alvin E. Johnson & Mrs. William W. Kyndberg
Erected 1945.
Location. 42° 21.556′ N, 87° 50.139′ W. Marker is in Waukegan, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Street and South West Street. Touch for map. Located in the Veterans Memorial Plaza in Washington Park. Marker is in this post office area: Waukegan IL 60085, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial (here, next to this marker); Cpl. Richard E. Bush Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Waukegan Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Orion Perseus Howe (a few steps from this marker); Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company (approx. 1.3 miles away); Joseph T. Bowen Country Club (approx. 1.9 miles away); Building Four (approx. 3.2 miles away); Douglas A-4 "Skyhawk" (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waukegan.
More about this marker. The statue once stood in front of the Homer Dahringer American Legion Post.
Categories. War, World I
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Park Ridge, Illinois. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 9, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Park Ridge, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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