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Meriden World War I Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, January 14, 2010
1. Meriden World War I Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated To
The Memory of Those
From Meriden Who Made
The Supreme Sacrifice
In the Service Of
Their Country During
The World War
1917 ––– 1918

[ Soldiers’ names are listed on the central column ]
Anderson, Leslie H. • Anderson, Verner • Bambax, James • Barsneck, Fred M. • Bemis, Leslie C. • Berberich, John W. • Bonarek, Frank • Bournique, Constantine J. • Brenner, Felix E. • Briscoe, Nicholas • Brown, Richard H. • Bullus, John B. • Burbank, Henry G. • Call, James C. • Casey, Edward • Cashen, Homer F. • Collins, Joseph H. • Curtis, Jesse M. • Cyphers, Joseph G. • D’Amico, Lorenzo • De Luca, William • De Sandre, Antonio • Doran, John J. • Dworak, Frank • Felix, Joseph H. • Ferraro, Joseph • Fielding, John F. • Gepshefski, Fred • Goldsmith, David • Gorman, Joseph L. • Hale, Nathan • Hall, Joseph E. • Higginson, Leroy C. • Hitchcock, Nelson • Jackson, Charles W. • Jopson, H. Raymond • Kaczynski, Adam • Kalinowski, Anthony • Kantack, Frederick H. • Ketelhut, Otto C. • Killeen, James C. • King, Jesse M. • Kline, Edward J. • Kowalski, Joseph • Kruth, Hugo W. • La Croix, Henry E. • La Rochelle, Ernest A. • Learmont, Everett E. • Lizzi, James V. • Louisi, Michael • Mccarthy, Edward T. • McKenzie, George C. • Meiklem, Leonard F. • Mesiak, Stanley
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By Michael Herrick, January 14, 2010
2. Meriden World War I Memorial
• Mezzanotte, Nicholas • Mrozek, Joseph • Mueller, George W. • Murawski, Stanley • Murdock, Daniel E. • Nalewajek, Walter • O’Donnell, William L. • Paone, Raphael • Patten, Harold K. • Ptak, Walenty • Pulver, H. Leslie • Redigan, William J. • Rehm, Arthur A. • St. Arnold, Earl L. • Siaflas, Thomas J. • Sommer, George C. • Staniland, Horace G. • Stretch, Harlan J. • Swider, John • Trottier, Emil J. • Ulbrand, William J. • Underwood, Joseph C. • Washington, William H. • Wheeler, Stanley B. • White, Henry F. • Wieszcholek, Peter • Wilkinson, Charles E. • Wooley, Harry • Zabel, Emil W.

[ Battle names are listed on the piers around the base ]
Aisne Defensive • Aisne – Marne Offensive • Cambrai Defensive • Champagne - Marne Defensive • Lys Defensive • Meuse – Argonne Offensive • Montdidier – Noyon Defensive • Oise - Aisne Offensive • St. Mihiel Offensive • Somme Defensive • Somme Offensive • Vittorio – Veneto Offensive • Ypres – Lys Offensive • Cunel • Senay • Beaumont • Bois D’Ormont • Grandpre • Sedan • Chemin Des Dames • Seicheprey • Cantigny • Belleau Wood • Bouresches • Chateau Thierry • Epieds – Trugny • Fismes • Villers Cotteret • Soissons • Vesle • Juvigny • Bellicourt • Bony • Cambrai • Montfaucon
 
Location. 41° 32.001′ N, 72° 47.559′ 
Meriden World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 14, 2010
3. Meriden World War I Memorial
W. Marker is in Meriden, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and East Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street. Touch for map. Located in the median on Broad Street. Marker is in this post office area: Meriden CT 06450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City of Meriden's World War I Roll of Honor (a few steps from this marker); Center Congregational Church (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Roll of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Gold Star Association Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps (about 400 feet away); Meriden Spanish American War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Meriden Korea – Vietnam Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meriden.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Meriden World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 14, 2010
4. Meriden World War I Memorial
Meriden World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 14, 2010
5. Meriden World War I Memorial
One of the Piers Showing Battle Names image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 14, 2010
6. One of the Piers Showing Battle Names
Lys Defensive
Meuse – Argonne Offensive
Montdidier – Noyon Defensive
Oise - Aisne Offensive
Sculptor's Mark image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 14, 2010
7. Sculptor's Mark
Aristide B. Cianfarani ... Sculptor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,539 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 19, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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