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Lexington in Lafayette County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Wentworth World War Memorial

 
 
Wentworth World War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
1. Wentworth World War Memorial Honor Roll
Inscription.

Wentworth Alumni Memorial
to those who made
the supreme sacrifice
in the World War
1917 - 1918
———————
Robert Clore '15 John W. Davis '09 Leslie Horn '10 Russell Steinbeck '11
Ben T. Wilex '09 B. R. Bishop Fritz Chipp '14 O. D. Fair '07
P. N. Gleisner '04 Fred E. Pratt '03 Cleve M. Seeley '15
Grover Stuhr '11 Carlyle Wilson '10 Jamie Woodson '13

 
Erected 1922 by Wentworth Military Academy Alumni.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 39° 11.187′ N, 93° 52.36′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Missouri, in Lafayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 19th Street, on the left when traveling east on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in front of Groendyke Hall, on the Wentworth Military Academy campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1880 Washington Avenue, Lexington MO 64067, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guibor's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Library Building
Wentworth World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
2. Wentworth World War Memorial
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Mount Vernon Foundation Stones (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Steamboat Saluda Disaster (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Morrison (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Lexington (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Lexington (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
More about this marker. Wentworth Military Academy closed in May 2017.
 
Also see . . .
1. E. M. Viquesney "Spirit of the American Doughboy" Database. (Submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Wentworth Military Academy. (Submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Wentworth alumni fight to save WWI 'Doughboy' statue from auction block. (Submitted on September 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EducationMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Wentworth World War Memorial Sculptor Plate image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
3. Wentworth World War Memorial Sculptor Plate
Wentworth World War Memorial Statue Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
4. Wentworth World War Memorial Statue Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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