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Thomaston World War I Monument

 
 
Thomaston World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
1. Thomaston World War I Monument
Inscription.
Roll of Honor
Dedicated by the Town of Thomaston
To Those Who Served Their Country
In The World War
( column 1 )
Army
Emil A. Albicker • Malcolm E. Aldrich • Alexander Anderson • Harold F. Anderson • Sherwood Vernon Ariel • Ardis E. Atkinson • George M. Barnes • Law W. Barrett • Michael Barsuposki • Maryian Bartoldt • Nazar Bassmajian • Benjamin Bavier • Fred H. Beardslee* • George F. Benson • James J. Benson • John J. Benson • Joseph Bernatchez • Wesley T. Billings • Karl A. Birkenberger • Harry S. Bowkett* • Howard Box • George D. Bradstreet • W.E. Buckingham • Calvin R. Cable • Nils Carlson • Elmer Carr • Raymond Chipman • John Choski • Vincent Cleveland • Gordon Clyne • Frederick Coates • Forest Cole* • Edward L. Conway • J. Myron Corban • Ralph Corban • Joel A. Cornell • Robert A. Cummings • Felix Curek • Jeremiah J. Curtin • Any Cewk* • Maurice Dee • Ewald A. Ebner • Raymond A. Ebner • Howard M. Etheridge • Paul Edwin Fenton • Jesse R. Fischer • Frank Fisco • Joseph Fisco* • Stephen Fisco • Leroy Fitzgerald • Martin J. Fitzgerald • Michael T. Fitzgerald • A. Vincent Fitzgerald • William H. Fitzgerald • James Fleming • John Fleming
( column 2 )
Army
Edward Foley • Clifford R. French* • Thomas H. Fruin* • John Galvin • Allen H. Gates • Aurelio Ghiaia • Joseph A. Gibbs • Carleton T. Gilbert • Ellsworth A. Gilbert • James Gilland • Joseph M. Glennon* • Valex Grayoski • Carleton Byron Gray • John J. Greene • Alexander Gregorek* • Nelson Griffon
Thomaston World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
2. Thomaston World War I Monument
In the background is the top of the Thomaston Soldiers Monument.
• Emil H. Grosch • Edward Hass* • George E. Hass • John F. Hass • John W. Haggerty • William Hamlin • Andrew E. Henderson • John T. Higgins • Joseph A. Higgins* • Lowell J. Hill • Charles Holm • Henry Holm • John Hotkoski • James Thomas Howard • Joseph P. Howard • Frederick A. Hoyt • Ralph E. Jacques • Fred'k R. Kaltenbach • Anthony Kaminski • Marriatt Kaminski • Matthew Kane • Patrick F. Kane • William J. Kane • Purcell Knox • Peter A. Koops, Jr. • Sheldon C. Koops • Eugene J. Langford • Henry P. Langford • Frederick J. Lattimer • Arthur Lawson • George V. Lawson* • Frank Lombard • Frederick E. Lundhal • Karl Gunnar Lundberg • John F. Lundrigan • Harry B. Lynch • Anthony Magivas • Samuel A. Mandel • Peter J. Martin • Wol F. Martin • Bernard A. McDonald
( column 3 )
Army
James McGrath • Thomas McGrath • Terrance P. McLaughlin • Joseph P. McMahon • Ernest McMullin • Joseph F. Michitsch • Albert Newsome* • Joel Nelson • Harold E. Odell • Gustave Olsen • James J. O'Halloran • Gerald O'Neil • W.J. Phelan • Francis J. Powers • Lester J. Pratt • Michael Proponski • Joseph F. Rabbitt • Clement Rafinski • Raymond Rafinski • Adam Rakowski • Arthur Ralston • George C. Ransome* • Dennis L. Reardon • James Joseph Reardon • Peter H. Rein • James Roberts • J. Howard Roberts • Julius Rogozinski • Carl A. Rudberg • William Ruffer • James P. Ryan • Joseph James Ryan • Michael H. Ryan • Patrick J. Ryan • Joseph S. Saber • Valex Scuposki • Franz Shefbel • Edward W. Sheldon • John Shulski • Adam Simoski* • Fred Sopsta • Arthur H. Stoughton • John J. Strahan • Eugene
Detail of the Top of the Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
3. Detail of the Top of the Tablet
Lester Terrill • Herbert Truelove • Lester Palmer Turberg • Walter Leslie Tuberg • Thomas Francis Undorf • Alex Vasoski • Albert Weckler • Otto G. Weidman • Stillman Everett White • Samuel L. Whitely • Francis Williams • James Wood • Thomas Wood* • Joseph Young
( column 4 )
Navy
Clinton P. Blackmer • Stanley Bernacki • Thomas W. Byers • Francis Davis • Ashley W. Dickinson • Frank Dorner • A. Forbes Gibbs • Frank Gompert, Jr. • Edwin Bradley Gross • Arthur E. Hearn • Albert John Innes • Alexander Innes • James Innes • James P. Kane • Michael Kearney • Walter Knox • Louis Leigh • Lawrence Perkins • Charles Kenneth Platts • Edward J. Reardon • Fred'k L. Reichenbach • William J. Ryan* • Walter E. Saul • John Savage • Andrew J. Savelkoul • John D. Scott, Jr. • Wilbert P. Smith • John E. Sobienski • Louis Edward Stoughton • Joseph F. Strahan • Royal E. Taylor • A. Hanford Terrill • Claude Allen Thomson • Horace B. Tuttle • Walter Utman • Alfred J. Verchot • Frank J. Verchot • Joseph F. Wassong • Raymond Wells • John P. Winters
Marine Corps
Hillard Hearn • John Timothy Howard
Red Cross & Army Nurses
Mary B. Aldrich • Alice J. Cummings • Catherine Dillion • Alice Hoffmeier • Flora Langenberger • Geneva Langenberger • Mary G. Lonergan • Nellie Moriarty • Martha Schwarer • Edith R. Wilson

"In a righteous cause they have won immortal glory and have nobly served their nation in serving mankind." Woodwrow Wilson 1918

 
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Thomaston World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
4. Thomaston World War I Monument
Town of Thomaston.
 
Location. 41° 40.441′ N, 73° 4.374′ W. Marker is in Thomaston, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Park Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in Kenea Park. Marker is in this post office area: Thomaston CT 06787, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomaston Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Thomaston Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Thomaston’s Three Tower Clocks (within shouting distance of this marker); Fr. Michael J. McGivney (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomaston (about 700 feet away); Thomaston World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hillside Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Thomaston Revolutionary Soldiers (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thomaston.
 
Also see . . .  More about the German artillery piece. (Submitted on November 10, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Additional comments.
1.
The artillery piece is a German Model 1916, 7.7 cm NKK, (close infantry support gun -NahKampfGeschόtze Kanone) The German War Ministry designed it as a lighter gun that could be more easily brought to the front lines and used as an anti-tank weapon. It was basically a German 7.7 cm FK 96 on a lower, narrower and lighter carriage and possibly the worlds
German Artillery Piece near the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
5. German Artillery Piece near the Monument
first designed anti-tank weapon.
    — Submitted November 8, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas.

 
Categories. War, World I
 
German Artillery Piece near the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 22, 2010
6. German Artillery Piece near the Monument
Behind the cannon is the base of the Soldiers Monument.
German Close Infantry Support Gun image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 4, 2015
7. German Close Infantry Support Gun
German Close Infantry Support Gun image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 4, 2015
8. German Close Infantry Support Gun
Behind the gun is the Thomaston Veterans Monument.
German Close Infantry Support Gun image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 4, 2015
9. German Close Infantry Support Gun
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 2,021 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   7, 8, 9. submitted on November 10, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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