Indiana World War Memorial - Indianapolis, Indiana
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes
N 39° 46.640 W 086° 09.410
16S E 572206 N 4403383
Quick Description: At the north end of the Indiana World War Memorial Plaza is this spectacular memorial.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2009 9:16:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM77P4
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 6

Long Description:

Text on the Cenotaph states:

A tribute by Indiana to the hallowed memory of the glorious dead who served in the World War

Text on the ground in front of the Cenotaph states:

In memoriam
James Bethel Gresham
of Evansville Indiana
Corporal Company F 16th Infantry 1st Division A.E.F.
Killed at Bathelemont France November 3, 1917

First member of American Expeditionary Forces to lose his life in action in the World War 1917 - 1918

This memorial is located on the Indiana War Memorial Plaza, at the north end. It is closest to the Indianapolis Marion County Public Library. Parking is nearby on the street. The address below is from across the street at the library.

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 01/01/1931

Private or Public Monument?: Private

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: American Legion

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
40 E. St. Clair Street
Indianapolis, IN USA

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