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Augusta in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Augusta Veterans Memorial

 
 
Augusta Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 13, 2011
1. Augusta Veterans Memorial
[center stone]
Inscription. This memorial is dedicated to all Augusta service men and women who have served in peacetime and in war. Especially honored are those listed on these stones, who gave their lives for their country and for our freedom. Lest we forget, they gave up their tomorrows for our todays.

WWI 1917 – 1918
Frank L Eaton
Bernard H Honadel
Frank Samuel Scott
Clinton E Spondly
Karl M Spondly
Otto R Wegner

WWII 1941 – 1946
Ervin H Goede
Raymond J Hanson
Carl W Johnson
Ruggles E Monroe
Henry E Radtke
Lawrence J (Chick) Rugotzke
John (Jack) Webster Smith
Walter E Smith
Reuben O Staats
Clarence E (Happy) Zank
La Vern A Hageness

This stone proudly provided by Bush Brothers & Company

[left stone]
Revolutionary War 1775 – 1783
Levi Pettis 2/26/1761 - 11/5/1872 The first known
Augusta veteran

War of 1812
Levi Pettis served

Mexican War 1846 – 1848

Civil War 1861 – 1865
Sewall Bliss
George W Campbell
William Casporus
James W Crouch
William H Guppee
John F Hale
Orrin C Hall
William Norton
Charles M Sargent
Oscar Sargent

Spanish
Augusta Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 13, 2011
2. Augusta Veterans Memorial
[left stone]
American War 1898


This memorial site and stone provided by The City of Augusta

[right stone]
Korean Conflict 1950 – 1953
Charles R Helgerson
Ralph E Knuth

Vietnam War 1961 – 1975
Dale A Erdman
Rodney J Lawson
Daniel L Westlie

Persian Gulf War 1990 – 1991

Afghanistan/Iraq 2001 –

We honor their courage with this tribute provided by Unity Bank

 
Erected by the Veteran Committee of Augusta.
 
Location. 44° 40.78′ N, 91° 7.282′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Wisconsin, in Eau Claire County. Marker is on West Lincoln Street (U.S. 12) east of South Spring Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta WI 54722, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Iron Brigade (approx. half a mile away); Dells Mill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fairchild War Monument (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Emblems of the military service branches are engraved at the top of the tablets.
 
Categories. Military
 
Augusta Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 13, 2011
3. Augusta Veterans Memorial
[right stone]
Augusta Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 13, 2011
4. Augusta Veterans Memorial
Tablets and Concrete Pad with Engraved Tiles
Augusta Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 13, 2011
5. Augusta Veterans Memorial
Augusta Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 13, 2011
6. Augusta Veterans Memorial
Augusta Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 4, 2014
7. Augusta Veterans Memorial
Eagle image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 13, 2011
8. Eagle
[left of tablets]
Eagle with Engraved Tiles image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 4, 2014
9. Eagle with Engraved Tiles
Soldier image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 13, 2011
10. Soldier
[right of tablets]
Left Concrete Tower with Engraved Tiles image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 13, 2011
11. Left Concrete Tower with Engraved Tiles
Right Concrete Tower with Engraved Tiles image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 13, 2011
12. Right Concrete Tower with Engraved Tiles
Finished Right Concrete Tower image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 4, 2014
13. Finished Right Concrete Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 6, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   7. submitted on May 9, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   8. submitted on March 6, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   9. submitted on May 9, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   10, 11, 12. submitted on March 6, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   13. submitted on May 9, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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