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Norfolk in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Norfolk World War I Monument

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
1. Norfolk World War I Monument
south plaque
Inscription.
[ south plaque ]
1917 The World War 1918
In honor of those who gave and those
who offered their lives for liberty
the people of Norfolk have built
this monument and crowned it with
The Liberty Bell
in the faith that it will ring the
knell of war
and proclaim the brotherhood of man

[ lower left]
The bell was donated by Mary Eldridge
It is a careful reproduction of the
Original Liberty Bell in Independence Hall
[ lower right]
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1921 Monument Committee
Rev. John F. McDonald   Richmond P. Paine
Alfredo S.C. Taylor   Architect Fecit.
J.W. Fiske Iron Works, N.Y.

[ east plaque ]
The Men of Norfolk Who Served In
The World War
1917 – 1918
Concetto Bazzano • Joseph W. Benbow • Paul E. Blanchard • John L. Blow • John Bouchet • Eldridge Bridgman • Edmund Brown, Jr. • Charles M. Burr • John P. Byron • William Byron • Clarence R. Carter • Harold F. Carter • H. Cordis Carter • Carmelo Catinella • John Christinat • Dwight N. Clark • George L. Clark • Edward Costello • Michael Costello • John J. Curtiss • Lester M. Curtiss • William H. Curtiss • Clarence J. DeMars • Harry C. DeMars • Maurice F. Dutcher • Mulford J. Dutcher • Florence Fields • John
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By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
2. Norfolk World War I Monument
east plaque
Garrity • Albert W. Green • George A. Green
Died In Service
Paul Bouchet • Walter G. Caul • Thomas Costello • Jeremiah Leahy • Wilbur Lefeber • Harry L. Mansfield • James A. Moore • Joseph Roberts

[ west plaque ]
The Men of Norfolk Who Served In
The World War
1917 – 1918
Frank R. Horton • Lyle P. Humphrey • J. Henry Jordan • William A. Jordan • Hiram P. Lawrence • Thomas Leahy • Vincenzo Logiudice • Daniel J. Mahoney • Matthew J. Mahoney • Charles McCarthy • Eugene T. McCarthy • Ian McVicar • John E. Moore • Thomas Morris • George Nash • Joseph P. O'Connell • Harold L. Parker • Francesco Pistritto • Frederick L. Preston • Fred Roberts • Lester E. Roberts • Harry E. Root • Lester B. Root • Reginald Rowland • William Saunders • Louis F. Schmeltz • Harold D. Scoville • Stanley J. Scoville • Herbert M. Soule • James B. Spaulding • William F. Stearns Jr. • Ellis Sylvernale • Neal Sylvernale • Perry M. Sylvernale • William F. Tobin • Lawrence Trask • Antonio Vernale • Sebastiano Vernale • Richard J. Whalen • Abraham L. Williams • Joseph R. Williams
 
Erected 1921.
 
Location. 41° 59.669′ N, 73° 12.132′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection
Norfolk World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
3. Norfolk World War I Monument
west plaque
of Greenwoods Road West (U.S. 44) and North Street (Connecticut Route 272), on the right when traveling west on Greenwoods Road West. Touch for map. Located on the Norfolk Memorial Green. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk CT 06058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Norfolk Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Norfolk Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mills - Emerson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Norfolk (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Norfolk Academy (approx. half a mile away); East Canaan Veterans Monument (approx. 4.4 miles away); Samuel Forbes (approx. 4.4 miles away); Tuyere Arch (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Norfolk World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
4. Norfolk World War I Monument
south side
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By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
5. Norfolk World War I Monument
west side
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By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
6. Norfolk World War I Monument
east side
Marker on the Memorial Green image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
7. Marker on the Memorial Green
This Tree Planted
In Memory Of
Harry L. Mansfield
1894 – 1918
Marker on the Memorial Green image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
8. Marker on the Memorial Green
This Tree Planted
In Memory Of
Thomas Costello
1892 – 1918
Marker on the Memorial Green image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
9. Marker on the Memorial Green
This Tree Planted
In Memory Of
Paul C. Bouchet
1897 - 1918
Marker on the Memorial Green image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
10. Marker on the Memorial Green
This Tree Planted
In Memory Of
Jeremiah Leahy
1894 – 1918
Marker on the Memorial Green image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
11. Marker on the Memorial Green
This Tree Planted
In Memory Of
Walter G. Caul
1897 – 1918
 
 
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