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Stamford Veterans Memorial

 
 
Stamford Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
1. Stamford Veterans Memorial
The Central Pedestal
Inscription.
[ central pedestal ]
Lest We Forget
Within this pedestal is placed a time
capsule recording for all time
those residents of Stamford who responded
to the call, some giving their lives
while serving in our past wars.
In future wars should we be
called again, the people of Stamford
pledge to preserve and perpetuate
this expression of gratitude for
such sacrifice.


[ back ]
Veterans Memorial Park
This memorial park was made
possible through the efforts
of the City of Stamford
Urban Renewal Commission
and public contributions
Dedicated November 13, 1977
Louis A. Clapes – Mayor
Tony P. Pia – SFC US Army Ret
Chairman Monument Committee
Edith Sherman – Chairperson
Urban Renewal Commission
Alphonse M. Pia – Chairman
Patriotic and Special Events
Commission
Geno J. Lupinacci – Memorials
Designer and Erector


[ flagpole base ]
Our Country's Wars
Revolutionary War
War of 1812
Mexican War
Civil War
Spanish American War
World War I
World War II
Korean conflict
Vietnam War

[ west column ]
Freedom from Want
To
Stamford Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
2. Stamford Veterans Memorial
A World War I Infantryman on the pedestal at the center of the memorial
Those Who Gave
Their Lives in Our
Country's Wars
They shall grow not old as
we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them
nor the years condemn in
the glory of their youth
We will remember them.
Erected by the Citizens
Of Stamford, Connecticut

[ south column ]
Freedom from Fear
"Let us the living,
be here dedicated
to the great task
remaining before us.
That from these
honored dead we take
increased devotion to
that cause for which
they gave their last full
measure of devotion."
Abraham Lincoln


[ east column ]
Freedom of Speech

In Memoriam
World War II Dead
U.S. Army
Nicholas Amafitano • Raffaele N. Arruzza • Albert W. Austin • Raymond L. Avery • Benny F. Babula • Savvas Batsos • Peter Bennitt • Basil Bernychny • Henry J. Blomquist • Alfred Boccuzzi • Frank R. Bongiorno • Charles L. Brooker • Raymond J. Cahill • Frank M. Calderone • Anthony Candelmo • Louis A. Capossela • Anthony Castelli • Leonard Chrostoski • Richard A. Cody, Jr. • Francis J. Connolly • Robert Cornell • Thomas W. Coughlin • William J. Coyle • Carl Creiger • Salvatore D. Crocco • Darrell D. Crosby • Richard M. Cullen • Michael D'Agostino • Warren K.
Stamford Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
3. Stamford Veterans Memorial
Back of the Central Pedestal
DeCamp • Rocco P. Dedonato • Angelo G. DeMasi • Donald D. Donahue • James J. Donahue • Milton Dubrovsky • John S. Dzioba • John J. Egan • Joseph M. Farrell • George T. Fielding • James F. Gaffney • Arthur D. Gallupe • Lewis K. Gautrau • Patrick Gentile • Jerry V. Gerardi • Joseph Giordano • John Grabowski • Lionel G. Gregoire • William F. Harper • William T. Hayes • Patsy M. Iovino • Herbert Johnson • Everett W. Jordan • Victor I. Kalander • Benjamin Kiszkiel • John J. Koceniak • George J. Kovacs • Harry LaChance • Donald Lannon • John J. Lapinski • Joseph F. Lorenti • Edred W. Loveland • Roswell MacMaster • Joseph Mattera • David H. McDonald • Jere A. Miller • David Mixsell • Edward C. Molino • Raymond J. Morris • John J. Mownn • John A. Mrus • Joseph P. Mugan • Pierce J. Mullen • Sidney Neuger • Alexander Novash • Michael P. O'Connor • Clifford E. Olson • Carlo Pangia • Benjamin J. Parente • Charles F. Pecoraro • Kalman D. Perlman • Anthony Pezzimenti • Vito Phillipse • John J. Polinsky • Benjamin M. Praeger • Charles Quick • Louis Radocy • Aaron Resnick • Winthrop R. Roche • Julio T. Rodriquez • Peter Russo • Peter L. Sabino • Winston Satewhite • John J. Scipioni • Silvio J. Sessa • Hugh Sheldon • Charles F. Skarberg • Stewart W. Smith • William E. Smith • Daniel Stolfi • Elmer L. Svenningsen • Domenick J. Tamburri • Frank Touri • Robert E. Tracy • Alfred Turner • Aggie J. Umile
Flagpole Base in front of the Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
4. Flagpole Base in front of the Memorial
• Frank Valenzano • Leonard Volpe • Walter C. Waring • William Wasco • Robert Wasserman • Roy P. West, Jr. • Walter Yeruc
U.S. Army Air Corps
Charles Acker • Edgar J. Albert • Frank Argenio • Howard P. Bernes • Richard R. Branch • Walter Broska • Patrick J. Byrnes • Roger N. Carlino • Robert J. Cavanaugh • Raymond A. Clark • Thomas G. Conforti • John J. Conroy • Arthur J. Daly • Lockwood Darling • Julio A. deMares • Stephen Fuda • Daniel A. Gervasio • Vincent M. Horan • Edward J. Iannazzi • Elmer Kalman • Peter Kowalski • Yale Kweskin • Archer B. Lord • Myron L. Mantell • Michael Meno • Ellis S. Middleton • Voight W. Miller, Jr. • Michael F. Mishley • Edward C. Molino • Thomas E. Murray • Arthur L. Nielsen • Douglas C. Northrop • Ernest L. Peck • Charles F. Raymond • Edward D. Shaw • Jack Singer • Pat R. Spina • Lawrence E. Tracy • Edward T. Tuminski • Amerigo Ucciferri • Chas E. Vonderlieth • Thomas F. Walsh • Leonard E. Weiss • Robert Winkler • Stanley Wisnewski
U.S. Marine Corps
Percy W. Blackwell • David J. DeFelice • James DePreta • Charles D. Downing • Oswald R. Fabrizio • Myles C. Fox • Matthew Guzda • Prentice M. Hatch, Jr. • Henry H. Henrikson • Adrian L. Henry • George Hyland • Irving F. Lanyon • Everett F. Larson • Frederick Loveland, Jr. • William Malizewski • Francis J. Poltrack • Joseph L. Price • George Roth, Jr.
West Column image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
5. West Column
• Robert A. Rotunno • William S. Skura • Richard Von Egidy • Virgil E. Wardwell, Jr. • William T. White, Jr. • Charles P. Wichert
U.S. Navy
Arthur D. Austin • Gustave Belasco • Alphonse F. Brach • Arthur C. Brown • Robert E. Buchanan • John H. Byrne • Daniel A. Callahan • Rocco F. Carlo • Louis Czako • Marino D'Aquilla • Joseph DelVecchio, Jr. • Emmett DeVincent • K. L. Diffenderffer • Warren C. Ericsson • Charles W. Fell • William M. Fowler • Harvey Gordon • Joseph C. Grabowski • Homer Griffiths • Charles H. Kewer • Benjamin S. Kijek • Edmund F. Kulka • Chester Kupidlowski • Joseph I. Matlak • Nicholas Mercede • Max F. Micha • Frederick J. Murphy • William T. O'Neill • Theodore Pastuszak • Elmer F. Peaston • John P. Pierson • Joseph P. Ryan • John J. Scalzi • Herbert L. Schacht • Joseph S. Tamburri • Vincent Tripodi • Harry M. Waldron • Carl A. Weiant • James A. Winslow
Devon L. Sundar U.S.M.C.
Korean Conflict Dead
U.S. Army
George Banning • James A. Dooley, Jr. • Rudoplh Ehlers, Jr. • Anthony P. Grecco • Ellwood F. Hanson • Carmine Lupinacci • John B. Murphy • Charles A. Perry • Railey Powell • Raymond A. Rojas • Irwin D. Wilensky
U.S. Marine Corps
Edward l. Lewis
U.S. Navy
William A. Cody • Berdel Cook • Edward A. Lloyd
U.S. Air Force
Herbert
South Column image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
6. South Column
L. Oeser
Vietnam Era Dead
U.S. Army
Fergus F. Connors, Jr. • Willie Davis • Robert Dwyer • Duncan Fleming • Kent Gandy • Robert Gandy • Kurt Jobst, Jr. • Robert Kiser • Thomas Morris • James Pastore, Jr. • John Pellegrino • Jerold Shelton • Michael J. Vagnone
U.S. Marine Corps
James Branson • Richard Broadhurst • Roger Cauthern • Andrew Chowka • Ronald France • Charles Kerr • William B. Mitchell • Charles Richards • Isaac Sapp • Norman J. Spenard
U.S. Navy
William B. Nickerson
U.S. Air Force
Douglas A. Arcano • Alfons Bankowski
[ north column ]
Freedom of Worship

 
Erected 1977.
 
Location. 41° 3.215′ N, 73° 32.34′ W. Marker is in Stamford, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Atlantic Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Atlantic Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stamford CT 06901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Settlement of Stamford in 1641 (a few steps from this marker); First Congregational Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stamford Lincoln
East Column image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
7. East Column
(within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker); Stamford Old Town Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edward A. Connell Heritage Park (about 400 feet away); Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles E. Rowell (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stamford.
 
Additional keywords. Veterans
 
Stamford Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
8. Stamford Veterans Memorial
Stamford Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
9. Stamford Veterans Memorial
Plaque in the Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
10. Plaque in the Memorial
In Honor Of
General Peter J. Rowe
U.S.M.C.
1938 - 1996
Plaque in the Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
11. Plaque in the Memorial
In Memory Of
Brigadier General
Edward W. Berry
1902 – 1997
192nd Field Artillery
U.S. Army
 
 
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