Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
World War I
Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial
The United States entered the war in April 1917 on the side of the allies to, in the words of President Woodrow Wilson, make the world safe for Democracy. American servicemen helped turn the tide of the war against Germany at the cost of 320,518 killed or wounded.
Western and Eastern Fronts
28 June 1914 - 14 November 1918
United States at war
6 April - 11 November 1918
Courage * Sacrifice * Duty
Ackley, Raymond Allison, Ora Arnold, Jim Berry, Joe C. Bevell, Robert Branum, Albert L. Brewer, William C. Broughthonm, Dan Brumley, James S. Burks, James Burton, Joe Cochran, Cecil Colwell, Alvin Criner, Cabe Cunk, Percy Davis, Hugh O. Davis, Wattie Willie, Davis, Dutton, Bryan M. Edwards, Oscar Evans, Isadora, Fears, Sam David, Fisk, James
Erected 2011 by The Veterans Memorial Foundation.
Location. 34° 44.063′ N, 86° 35.31′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Monroe Street Northwest and Washington Street Northwest, on the left when traveling east on Monroe Street Northwest. Touch for map. Located in Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Monroe Street Northwest, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II (here, next to this marker); Korean War Vietnam War (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial Time Capsule (a few steps from this marker); Persian Gulf War (within shouting distance of this marker); Global War on Terrorism (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Fountains (within shouting distance of this marker); Commitment/Oath, Creed, And Code of Conduct (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
More about this marker. This marker is the first of a series of markers located in the half moon circle behind the fountain.
Also see . . .
1. Alabama Battle Monuments Commission. World War I Listing (Submitted on January 20, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
2. Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial. (Submitted on January 21, 2014.)
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 56 times this year. Last updated on July 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querιtaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 20, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.