Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
World War Memorial
Honor Roll “Lest We Forget” (List of names)
(On east side of base) World War Service Roll (List of names)
(On north side of base) World War Service Roll (List of names)
(On west side of base) World War Service Roll (List of names). Nurses in the Service (List of names). Colored Soldiers (List of names). Compiled from Official Records of the State and County by L. Dewitt Gerhardt, Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Erected 1925 by The Berkeley County Memorial Association.
Location. 39° 27.414′ N, 77° 58.014′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on West King Street (U.S. 11) west of South Maple Avenue, on the left when Touch for map. Marker is at the old courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Martinsburg WV 25401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Martinsburg / Berkeley Riflemen (a few steps from this marker); Old Federal Building (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Martinsburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Avenue of Flags Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sumner-Ramer Memorial School (approx. ¼ mile away); J. R. Clifford (approx. ¼ mile away); “Oh Shenandoah, I Long to See You!” (approx. ¼ mile away); Belle Boyd House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
Also see . . .
1. Entry in the Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museum. (Submitted on October 19, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Doughboy Statue in Ironwood Memorial Building. The Doughboy statue is in the lobby of the Memorial Building, whose main theme is to commemorate local men who died in World War I. (Submitted on December 19, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
1. Martinsburg, WV; Curwensville, PA; Ironwood, MI
There are at least three known Doughboys in this left hand raised, charging pose (apparently all by the same sculptor). Besides Martinsburg, WV, there's another on State Street in Curwensville, PA, and another inside the lobby of the Ironwood Memorial Building in Ironwood, MI.
Update as of May 27, 2009, the sculptor of this
— Submitted December 3, 2007, by Les Kopel of Oxnard, California.
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,679 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on June 24, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 10, 11. submitted on December 3, 2007, by Les Kopel of Oxnard, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.