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Monroe World War I Memorial

 
 
Monroe World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
1. Monroe World War I Memorial
Inscription.
In Grateful Recognition
Of the Valor and Devotion of The
Young Men of this Community Who
Served in the World War
For Liberty and Justice
1914 -- 1919
Adams Fred Leroy Anderlot William Bachman George * Bachman John Jr Beardsley L Ben Beardsley Ray M Bevens Howard Blakemas Philip S Crouch William Fohrenbach Fred W Fohrenbach Henry Fuller Leonard Jacot Herman Judson Frank L Levine Louis Levine Max Lucas Joseph P Lucas Vincent S Michlein John C Pulaski Joseph Turney George L Witkousky Frank Yekeltchick Isaac Yekeltchick Jacob
Erected By
The People of Monroe
1931

 
Erected 1931 by The People of Monroe.
 
Location. 41° 19.912′ N, 73° 12.405′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Monroe Turnpike (Connecticut Route 111) and Fan Hill Road, on the left when traveling north on Monroe Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe CT 06468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monroe World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); PFC John K. Goett
Monroe World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
2. Monroe World War I Memorial
Behind the stone is the Monroe World War II Memorial
(here, next to this marker); Monroe Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); The Rochambeau Route 1781 – 82 (within shouting distance of this marker); Barton L. Weller (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monroe (about 300 feet away); Monroe Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Bridgeport / Newtown Turnpike (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Regarding Monroe World War I Memorial. An identical marker (#25332), obviously a second casting, is located on the Stepney Green, in Stepney, the northern section of Monroe.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 777 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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