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Avon in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Avon Veterans Monument

 
 
Avon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
1. Avon Veterans Monument
center panel
Inscription.
[ center panel ]
Avon Remembers
"No Greater Gift"
Mexican War
Sperry, Orrin

Civil War
Beman, Job • Booth, Austin C • Brewer, Gilbert F • Buckley, Frederick O • Calkins, Obed H • Clark, Henry W • Evans, Henry D • Evans, Newton J • Fra, John M • Hawley, Robert A • Hurd, Btron W • McArthur, Henry • Parsons, Norton D • Porter, Henry C • Rice, Eli • Rogers, Chauncey • Rogers, William H • Opson, Charles • Willard, James S • Willard, John L • Woodford, Edgar M • Woodford, Sheldon S • Woodford, Wallace C • Woodruff, Alston T • Woodruff, Dwight
World War II
Bryant, Gertrude L • Buttles, Warner H • Christensen, Chris D • Consolini, Gildo T • Dubiel, Michael • Fournier, George L • Howard, Elmer • Lattizori, Lawrence L • Lock, John H., Jr • Pellegrini, John D • Scanlon, Wilbert D • Tetreault. Gordon H • Veronesi, Zeno B
Vietnam War
Doud, Norman • Norbert, Craig R MIA

[ far left panel ]
Mexican War
13 May 1846 – 10 Feb 1848
Goodhue, James • Kilborn, Theodore

Civil War
12 Apr 1861 – 9 Apr 1865
Aldrich, John C • Alford, Franklin M • Austerbury, Frederick • Bell, Charles • Bishop, John B • Bonville, Charles • Bowen, William E • Brown, Lyman
Avon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
2. Avon Veterans Monument
far left panel
T • Buck, George D • Burns, George • Butler, George • Case, John W • Clark, David • Cowles, Albert A • Davis, Franklin B • Deming, Lewins • Fanning, Lucius • Ferris, Abel • Gillette, Henry C • Gladding, Adrey B • Hale, Jasper • Hart, Austin A • Hart, Charles L • Hart, Eli A • Hart, Elmer • Hawley, Charles A • Hawley, Eugene • Hitchcock, John L • Holden, Leverett • Holt, Nelson C • Hosford, Lorenzo W • Jenkins, William G • Judd, Martin L • Kellogg, Charles A • Kellogg, Edward W • Leonard, Lucius D • Lusk, George V • Lusk, James E • McCall, Bernard • Mallory, Anthony I • Miller, George W • Miller, Jeffrey • Morrian, James • Olmstead, Charles E • Parker, Charles W • Patience, George W • Porter, Charles G • Ryan, Dennis • Ryan, John • Ryan, Timothy • Scantlin, John • Sebrey, Frank • Sharp, Thomas • Smith, Joseph M • Sperry, Edward • Squire, William G • Thompson, George W • Walker, Thomas • Walsh, Michael • Weatherby, Emerson • Weatherby, George B • Welames, John • White, James • White, William • Wilcox, Freeman M • Williams, George • Williams, Henry M • Wilson, George • Wolcott, Frederick O • Woodford, Asahel

[ mid left panel ]
Woodford, Clayton • Woodford, Edward E • Woodford, Harrison
War With Spain 12 Apr 1898 – 4 Jul 1902 Hardy, Edward F • Oberly, Aaron S • Woodford, C Frederick World War I 6 Apr 1917 – 11 Nov 1918 Alcott, George
Avon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
3. Avon Veterans Monument
mid left panel
B • Avigne, Andrew C • Bailey, Charles A • Barker, Leon W • Battistoni, Harry J • Bilain, Sam • Bonesio, Frank • Bonesio, Peter • Buell, Clarence G • Byrne, George I • Byrne, Patrick A • Casey, Louis B • Collins, William J • Dickman, Herman R • Donahue, John L • Droskocy, Julius E • Dupree, William T • Eddy, John S • Ehrhardt, Anton J • Fournier, Edmard • Fournier, Louis • Froidevaux, Bertram C • Froidevaux, Norman • Hardy, James E • Hardy, Maurice • Hodge, Ernest M • Hutchins, Fred R • Jakubiak, Leon • Knaple, Adolf C • Knaple, August J • Kopcyk, Anthony • Korda, Jack • Lefebvre, Joseph, Jr • Lignelli, Thomas • Manion, John S • Martin, Jesse • Martin, Judson • McNally, Thomas • Miller, Arnold L • Miller, Reuben P • Montressor, Guiseppi • Moore, John • Myers, Rawdon W • Nikstad, Frederick A • Nuzinski, Alexander • Nuzinski, Joseph • Nuzinski, Stanley • O'Leary, Daniel F • O'Leary, John, Jr • O'Leary, Robert • Olsen, George G • O"Neill, John H • Paine, Albert I • Pennola, Alexander • Rosetti, Angelo • Roy, Eugene W • Roy, Joseph L • Schuman, William K, Jr • Shimeld, Thomas E • Simonelli, Carlo • Smith, Joseph L • Stilwell, Howard A • Volovski, Anthony A • Washington, Eugene • Watson, Arthur B • Whitney, Raymond W • Whittemore, Elmer A • Whittemore, Harold T • Wilcox, Harry • Wilcox, Irving R • Wollschlager, Albert F • Woodford, C Frederic • Worth, John F • Zakozewski, Woziek • Zaugg,
Avon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
4. Avon Veterans Monument
left panel
Edward • Zaugg, Fritz J • Zaugg, William A
World War II
7 Dec 1941 – 31 Dec 1946
Adams, Edward E • Aliski, Walter • Alsop, John deK • Alsop, Joseph W, Jr • Alsop, Stewart J O • Anderson, Arthur C • Anderson, C Redwood • Anderson, Donald P • Anderson, George R • Arnold, Charles F • August, Fred R, Jr • August, Robert B • Babcock, Gerald A • Beck, William M • Bentley, Randall A • Bentley, Wendall A • Bergeron, Clayton D • Betti, John J, Jr • Bialicki, Felix • Blanchard, Bernard R • Bloomquist, J Clifford

[ left panel ]
Bogino, Jack J • Bonesio, Albert O • Bonesio, Frank, Jr • Bonesio, Harold A • Bonesio, Josephine R • Bonetti, John D • Borawski, John E • Borawski, Joseph F • Borawski, Raymond M • Brighenti, John C • Brighenti, Percy J • Brighenti, Robert J • Brighenti, Stephen • Brith, Carlton E • Brown, Arthur H • Brown, Robert A, Jr • Brown, William H • Brownell, Clifford I • Brunoli, Albert E • Brunoli, Fred, Jr • Brunoli, Modesto • Bryant, Albert H • Bussolini, Joseph E • Bussolini, Peter J • Butmon, George • Byrne, Keron W • Caldwell, Gordon T • Caldwell, Richard F • Canivari, David • Carini, Earl P • Carini, Henry J • Carreer, I Gordon • Carreer, Burton W • Carter, Richard F • Carville, Roland O • Cavallari, Steve J • Ceder, David M • Church, Oliver K, Jr • Clausen, Robert F • Conklin, Curtis • Conran, Robert W • Consolini,
Avon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
5. Avon Veterans Monument
right panel
Cino • Cote, Roland • Cowles, James H • Crowley, Andrew B • Crowley, Everett M • Crowley, George L • Crowley, John J • Crowley, Lester V • Crowley, Richard J • Custer, Edwin C • Davis, John M K • Dawson, Edward L • Dawson, Morton H • Delbon, Julio F • Deming, Jedediah • Deming, Marvin E • Demski, Rudolph R • Devaux, James • Devaux, Robert A • Dewey, Howard F • Dewey, Wells L • Dickman, Doris M • Dimock, Edward T • Dineberg, John F • Domler, Leonard O • Drezek, Edward M • Drezek, George R • Drezek, Louis • Dubiel, Frank • Dubiel, John • Eddy, Bernard B • Emilio Charles C • Enders, Ostrom • Esok, William C • Evans, Joseph C • Fabrykewicz, Stella • Fahr, Ralph W • Farken, Paul F • Ferland, Andrew J • Formaggioni, Nicola • Franconi, Michael J • French, Gordon • Frey, Edwin J • Frey, Henry R • Fuller, Edward N • Gaioni, Domenic • Gaioni, Hugo • Gaioni, John M • Gaioni, Silvio G • Galley, Eugene • Garrett, Frederick W • Gerchman, Frank L • Gerchman, Mary E • Gilbert, Bennet N • Gilbert, Robert L • Gold, Myron C • Gold, William • Goodwin, H Sage • Goralski, Henry E • Goralski, Raymond I • Grant, Frederick • Grunewald, William F, Jr • Guarnieri, Emilio M • Haberern, Samuel, Jr • Hackbarth, Henry • Hall, Edward V • Hall, Howard E • Hamilton, William J • Hammons, Bernard R • Hanelius, Norman A • Hanelius, Otto A • Hanelius, Ralph B • Hewes, Philip • Hodnett, Edward • Hoffmann, Arthur • Horan,
Avon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
6. Avon Veterans Monument
mid right panel
Edward B • Huggins, Gordon • Hunter, Harold O D • Hutchins, Russell G • Hutchins, Walter H • Jacoby, Henry J • Jarvis, Fred G, Jr • Jensen, Rudolph • Johnson, Charles E • Johnson, Hiram F • Johnson, Justus G • Johnson, Silas • Keenan, John C • King, John P • Koch, Charles F, Jr • Koch, George S • Kruse, Albert O • Kruse, Herman E • Kruse, Paul • Kubik, Francis J, Jr • Kilikowski, Joseph I • Labbe, Joseph I • LaMonica, Leonard • LaMonica, Sebastian • LaRock, Robert L • Lattizori, Louis A • LeBelle, adrian • Lomnicky, Albert • Longhi, Alexander • Longhi, Anna • Lubwicz, John • Madison, John H, Jr • Magnuson, Dorothy • Magnuson, K Arne • Marchetine, Leonard • Martel, Joseph A • Martel, Levi A • McIntyre, Herbert S • McIntyre, Sterling • Mellen, William G • Mereschuk, John • Migli, Arthur • Migli, Egidio • Migli, Louis • Miller, Earl J • Miller, Edward • Miller, Sheldon • Morelli, Charles G • Morelli, Raymond H • Morelli, Steven E

[ right panel ]
World War II
Morris, James • Myketyn, Joseph P • Nascimbeni, Constantino • Nelson, Nick • Nelson, Robert H • Neriani, Arthur C • Nikstad, Clinton Sr • Nikstad, Clinton J, Jr • Northway, James • O'Brien, Donald F • Olander, Carl R • Pavelcak, Joseph J • Pavelcak, Mary B • Peck, Frank F • Pennala, Albert J • Pennala, Elmer A • Piascik, Adam C • Pilitowski, Casimir • Plona, Frank • Plona, Paul F • Plona,
Avon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
7. Avon Veterans Monument
far right panel
Peter • Pomaski, Robert C • Poulsen, Robert E • Prokopec, John, Jr • Pulver, Charles • Quarello, Aurelio H • Rhoades, Clarence A • Rhoades, Joseph A • Roberts, Ralph W • Robertson, Raymond L • Robinson, Joseph G • Rodgers, Clifford • Rogers, John M • Rossing, Charles R • Rotondo, Aldo R • Rotondo, Alfred A • Rotondo, Anthony L • Rotondo, Louis A • Rowell, Harry G • Rubenstahl, Albert C • Ryan, Dennis • Ryan, Thomas M • Ryder, George H • Salvadori, Gino • Scanlon, Henry R • Scanlon, Sherwood E, Jr • Scoville, Jack • Seger, Harvey B • Silver, Alfred • Silver, Francis J • Silver, Harry P • Silver, John F • Simonelli, Albert C • Simonelli, John C • Smith, Charles L • Smith, Harold G • Smith, Phyllis J • Smith, William F, Jr • Solari, Mario L • Solari, Peter A • Speath, Ellis H • Sperry, I Victor • Starr, Robert H • Steben, Gerald T • Steben, Leo A • Stewart, John E • Stoll, Harold J • Strunk, Russell F • Stuart, Edgar D • St. Peter, Norman R • Sunne, Gustav A. • Tallmadge, Edward F, Jr • Tallmadge, Ralph H • Tallmadge, Walter I • Tarckini, Ernest J • Thimoth, Norman J • Thompson, Ruth A • Tillson, Robert S • Turner, Marvin A • Vernesoni, Armando A • Viti, Lino A • Wallace, Frederic W • Welch, Martin J • Westerberg, Carl V • Westerling, Victor L • Wiepert, William M • Wiesneski, Stanley • Wilcox, Earl C • Wilcox, Robert O • Wilde, Harold L • Wilde, Reginald G • Williams, H Beaumont
The Podium image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
8. The Podium
Dedicated To
Veterans
Of All Wars

Erected By
VFW Post 3272
1986
1996
• Woodruff, Elizabeth • Zacchera, Raymond J • Zanolli, John M
Korean War
27 Jun 1950 – 31 Jan 1955
Aramini, Julio D • Baranowski, Richard L • Bentley, Arnold H • Berger, Robert A • Bittel, Philip W • Brighenti, Julio G • Brighenti, Marcello, Jr • Brighenti, Silvio J • Brunoli, Joseph C • Brunoli, Lawrence J • Candels, Lothar R • Carter, George A • Case, Royce W • Case, Russell W • Castellani, Anthony J • Ceder, Robert • Chilcoat, Theodore • Clark, Lester F, Jr • Conran, James I • Consolini, Joseph L • Dalbon, Bruno E • Dalbon, George P • Erickson, S • Gold, Murray • Goralski, Joseph • Griswold, Donald • Hackbarth, Otto A • Jakubiak, Michael • Jadovich, Edward I • Johnson, Darius R • Knaple, Kenneth H • Kilgore, Charles F • Kinley, Chester R, Jr • Klapprodt, Warner • Mehl, Harold I • Meredith, Leslie A • Mutch, Terence M • Nascimbeni, Benedito T • Nelson, Harold A • Olson, Paul A, Jr • Ostrowski, Edwin I • Reichler, Eldon H • Rotondo, Severino J • Smith, Lawrence E, Jr • Svetz, Vincent G • Tarca, Ernest, Jr • Valbona, Bruno M • Valbona, Joseph • Vernesoni, Aldo M • Williams, William E • Wynne, Franklyn C, Jr • Gold, Bernard M • Bussolini, Raymond P • Commins, Charles L

[ mid right panel ]
Vietnam
22 Dec 1961 – 1 Jul 1975
Almori, John • August, Norman F • Bailey, David D • Barnett, Ronald W •
Avon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
9. Avon Veterans Monument
Bogino, Robert J • Brault, Lionel R • Bridges, Albert B • Breitkreutz, Donald R • Brucker, Lynn L • Burnham, Peter D • Busha, Warren M • Bussolini, Peter L • Cambridge, L • Carney, William P • Chester, K • Church, Barbara A • Church, Hollis F, III • Church, Mark S • Connors, W • Conover, Glenn H • Conran, Edward V • Conran, Paul L • Conran, Philip J • Cory, G • Cory, M • Crawford, Clifton W • Crawford, Kenneth O • Delbon, Charles L • Desimoni, Daniel Z • Desouza, Philip J • Dewey, Thomas F • Doud, Fred K • Doud, William A • Eacott, James H, II • Eastwood, Richard M • Evans, Ross S • Fearing, David P • Ferris, Alan K • Ferris, David R • Fetzer, Gary F • Fioretti, Lawrence M • Fish, Peter • Franconi, Jeffrey J • Franconi, Michael • Frattini, Ronald • French, Horace W, Jr • Fuller, Stanley J • Gamber, John F • Granger, Gary • Green, Perry T • Griffin, James D, Jr • Grigerik, Joseph J • Hackbarth, Michael T • Hammond, Bruce C • Hammond, Leighton R • Hart, Colin C • Hayes, Thomas, Jr • Heath, Dennis W • Heyl, Robert E • Heyl, Russell C • Holloway, Richard F • Holmes, John D • Hurley, Thomas P • Jacques, W • Jadovich, William J • Jones, Horace W • Katzung, James A • Kelly, Richard L • Kes, Peter A • Kes, William B • King, David J • Kinley, Chester R, III • Klapprodt, Robert P • Konold, Sandra G • Lachance, Joseph B • LaMonica, John T • Lee, Ronald • LePage, Edward D • Lomnicky, William
Avon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
10. Avon Veterans Monument
G • Macdonald, Phillip G • Machia, Robert • Macmahon, Martin • Marquis, Michael J • Mayott, Clarence W, Jr • McCormick, Leo H • McCormick, Patrick A, Jr • Mckinstry, Raymond P • Meredith, Leslie A • Merkle, Alan R • Molodeski, Larry E • Moore, Robert J • Nascimbeni, Louis, Jr • Neff, William E, III • Nelson, George N • Nettlebladt, Thomas E • Newberg, Russell A • Niemiroski, Ronald S • Nobert, Gary F • Nobert, Keith M • Noble, John R • Oechslin, Donald T • Olson, Thomas M • Palmer, Keith A • Pawlirzyn, Chester E • Piccola, Philip A, Jr • Pilitowski, Charles R • Pilon, Edward • Pinkham, Richard W • Plude, Kenneth E • Potanka, Joseph A, Jr • Reber, Michael • Rembock, Joseph J, Jr • Rhoades, Joseph A, Jr • Rhoades, William T • Romani, William D • Rosen, Morris • Rotondo, Anthony L, Jr • Roy John A • Roy, Roland I

[ far right panel ]
Safcak, George • St. Pierre, Barry J • Salwocki, Peter P • Sartori, Victor P • Schinkel, Thomas E • Schmid, David U • Schroeder, Peter T • Severni, Frederick P • Smith, Paul T • Smith, Ronald J • Smulski, James M • Sorensen, Peter • Speath, Richard T • Starr, David M • Thomas, John M • Thompson, Edward A • Thompson, Marian E • Tierney, Kevin • Tims, William H • Toyen, Martin • Truax, Keith J • Tuller, Russell A • Urban, James R, Jr • Vernesoni, Robert C • Vernon, Lawrence P • Wasuck, Nicholas P, III • Wells, Franklin A, III • Wilcox, Allen R • Wilcox, Howard W • Wilde, Clair R • Woodford, Joseph C • Woods, Bryan W • Yung, Eric • Roy, John E • Kutz, Robin K • Franconi, Louis C
Persian Gulf War
7 Aug 1990 – 30 Jun 1994
Ahlstrom, Eric C • Atkins, Henry P • Battistoni, Joel C • Battistoni, Mark • Blacker, Roderick, Jr • Bombara, Christopher • Bowman, Mark S • Braganza, Dev A • Clark, Brian J • Emery, Brian • Englehart, David C • Estes, Daniel P • Fedorich, Claudia J • Garrett, James R • Garrett, Janet L • Gilbert, Paul D • Hunt, Stephen E • Joyce, John G • Lee, Ronald • leMay, Jeffrey T • Milewski, Michael M • Neff, William E, IV • Peacock, Robert S • Petersen, Michael R • Schenck, Philip K, Jr • Seney, Joshua R • Snyder, Martin L • Whitehead, Douglas L • Wilcox, Kathleen A • Wills, Brenda • Wills, Samuel T, II • Wills, Sendi
 
Erected 1986 by VFW Post 3272.
 
Location. 41° 48.659′ N, 72° 50.055′ W. Marker is in Avon, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 202) and Ensign Drive, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avon CT 06001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Avon (within shouting distance of this marker); Charter Oak descendant (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Constitution Oak (approx. Ό mile away); The Farmington Canal in Avon (approx. Ό mile away); 1st Company Governor's Horse Guards (approx. 1.4 miles away); Birthplace of Wilford Woodruff (approx. 2.6 miles away); Roderick A. White M.D. (approx. 2.7 miles away); Weatogue Soldiers’ Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Avon.
 
Additional comments.
1. Charles E Parker's Civil War letters.
When James W. Peckham was near death and too ill to write, his tent mate, Charles E. Parker (who is mentioned on this marker), wrote several letters describing James' death to James' wife, Katie Peckham. Charles and Katie continued to correspond for quite a while.
    — Submitted August 29, 2010, by Priscilla Davis of Washington, District of Columbia.

 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, KoreanWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 4,548 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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