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Avon Veterans Monument

 
 
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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
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By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
2. Avon Veterans Monument
far left panel
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 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
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By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
3. Avon Veterans Monument
mid left panel
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 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
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By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
4. Avon Veterans Monument
left panel
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, 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,
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By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
5. Avon Veterans Monument
right panel
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, 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,
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By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
6. Avon Veterans Monument
mid right panel
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, 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,
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By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
7. Avon Veterans Monument
far right panel
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, 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
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By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
8. The Podium
Dedicated To
Veterans
Of All Wars

Erected By
VFW Post 3272
1986
1996
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 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
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By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
9. Avon Veterans Monument
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 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,
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By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
10. Avon Veterans Monument
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 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,
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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
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west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avon CT 06001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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. mile away); The Farmington Canal in Avon (approx. mile away); 1st Company Governor's Horse Guards (approx. 1.4 miles away); Nike Missile Site (approx. 1.8 miles away); Birthplace of Wilford Woodruff (approx. 2.6 miles away); Roderick A. White M.D. (approx. 2.7 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.

 
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