Winchester in Randolph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
World War I War Memorial
The Spirit of the American Doughboy
( Front - Plaque )
Randolph County who made the Supreme
Sacrifice for their beloved Country.
( Row One )
Hershel W. Arens Clarence W. Borror Chauncey C. Botkin Lloyd E. Brown Charles C. Burres John Earl Carpenter Leslie D. Chapin Herman Coats Joseph E. Cummings Emmett Davidson Howard Virgil Ford Francis Leroy Frazier
( Row Two )
Lloyd T. Freeman Carcie H. Gilmore Lester L. Harman Joseph E. Hicks Grant B. Houdasheldt Harry Howell Earl C. Imel Homer T. Jenkins Roy M. Keever Leland H. Ledbetter Guy Linder Clifton E. McFadden
( Row Three )
David M. McFarland William F. McFarland James T. Moore Francis A. Norris John E. Patrick Wilbur Ralston Charnell A. Reynolds Carl J. Rosenbush Thomas K. Starbuck Orville N. Stover William L. Summers Ethan G. Weimer
that a man lay down his life for his country.
( Left Side - Plaque )
In honor of the World War Heroes
of Randolph County
( Right Side Plaque )
David Kabel & Francis Simpson
as the last surviving, active World War I
members of Randolph County American
Legion Post #39 Winchester, Indiana
Erected 1968 by Winchester Chapter D.A.R. and Loyal Citizens, John B.Goodrich American Legion Trust Fund.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
Location. 40° 10.342′ N, 84° 58.937′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Indiana, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street (State Road 32) and South Meridian Street, on the right when traveling east on West Washington Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on the northwest lawn of the Randolph County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester IN 47394, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to All Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Randolph County (Indiana) (within shouting distance of this marker); First in Nation Civil War Memorial - Randolph County Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); W.W. II and Korean Conflict - War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Amanda Way (was about 400 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Randolph County Quakers (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
Also see . . .
1. Winchester, Indiana Doughboy ::. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); however the link refers only to the one at Winchester, IN. (Submitted on June 2, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. "The History behind the Doughboy" ::. (Courtesy:: Karen Gardnerl in Emmitsburg, Maryland, Area Historical Society publication.) Originally published in 1991 this link gives a good history and other links - well worth the search and read. (Submitted on June 2, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. Virtual Tour ( Courtesy - - Indiana Government web page). (Submitted on February 14, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Military • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,590 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on June 2, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.