Veterans Memorial - West Brookfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 14.125 W 072° 08.412
18T E 735976 N 4679875
Quick Description: The West Brookfield Veterans Memorial is located on the west end of the Town Common.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/15/2011 4:35:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMD3TY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
Views: 3

Long Description:
On the east end of a traffic island, across from the main Town Common on West Main Street, Route 9, in West Brookfield there is a memorial plaza dedicated to the veterans of West Brookfield and specifically to the citizens of West Brookfield who were killed in action. A landscaped brick pathway leads up to a 5' high monument. At the top of the monument there is a bas relief sculpture of an American eagle with its wings spread and perched on 10 arrows. Below is the inscription:

IN HONOR OF THE
MEN AND WOMEN
OF WEST BROOKFIELD
WHO SERVED
THEIR COUNTRY
* * *
KILLED IN ACTION

JOHN E. ADAMS III
FRANCIS E. CONEY
ROBERT A. FREW
KEVIN M. McGOVERN
DAVID O. SILVERBERG JR.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Men and Women of West Brookfield Who Served Their Country

Marker Text:
IN HONOR OF THE
MEN AND WOMEN
OF WEST BROOKFIELD
WHO SERVED
THEIR COUNTRY

KILLED IN ACTION

JOHN E. ADAMS III
FRANCIS E. CONEY
ROBERT A. FREW
KEVIN M. McGOVERN
DAVID O. SILVERBERG JR.





Who Put it Here?: Town of West Brookfield

Description of Memorial:
On a separate island on the west end of the Town Common on West Main Street, Route 9.

It has a nicely done bas relief sculpture of an American eagle.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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