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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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 2,634 times since then and 163 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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