World War I Memorial - Peabody, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 31.568 W 070° 55.705
19T E 341612 N 4709996
Quick Description: An irregular octagonal granite World War I monument is located in front of the City Hall in Peabody, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 5/23/2013 11:50:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMH4YM
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:

An unusually shaped 5' high, eight-sided, granite memorial honors the citizens of Peabody who died during World War I. The memorial has the sculpture of a flame on top and inscriptions on four sides including the the last stanza of the poem In Flanders Fields. The memorial was designed by Rubin Silver and rests on a 6' square polished black granite base.

The six sided front face is inscribed:

1917 - 1918
{Seal of the City of Peabody}
WORLD WAR I
* * * * *
THE WAS TO END
ALL WARS
* * * * *

The south facing triangle is inscribed:

{Image of the Purple Heart}
PEABODY
WORLD WAR I CASUALTIES

BORIVIK, FEODOR
BURKE, JAMES M.
CONNELLY, EUGENE F.
DRISCOLL, DANIEL D.
DUNLAVEY, JOHN F.
DURKIN, JOHN J.
FARNSWORTH, FRANKLIN J.
HINGSTON, JOSEPH F.
HOURIHAN, JOHN J.
HOWLEY, CHARLES J.
HUTCHINSON, CHARLES S.
KEEFE, DANIEL F.
KOSRANIS, PETER
LOVE, LOUIS W.
MARTINACK, FRANK E.

The north triangle is inscribed:

{Image of the Purple Heart}
PEABODY
WORLD WAR I CASUALTIES

MCDONOUGH, PETER A.
NELSON, LEROY E.
NICKERSON, GEORGE L. JR.
O'DONNELL, WILLIAM H.
PALEOLOGOA, GREGORY
PRAMAS, WILLIAM A.
QUINLAN, WILLIAM I.
SAVAGE, CARROLL
THEODOSION, MICHAEL
TRACEY, ARTHUR F.
TRACEY, GEORGE F.
UVANOR, KSENOFONM
VAN NORDEN, HAROLD
WALSH, THOMAS F.
WARNER, DELMAR J.

The trapezoid on the back is inscribed:

GIFT FROM THE CITIZENS OF
PEABODY IN MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
NOVEMBER 11, 2001

TAKE UP OU QUARREL WITH THE FOE:
TO YOU FROM FALLING HANDS WE THROW
THE TORCH; BE YOURS TO HOLD IT HIGH.
IF YE BREAK FAITH WITH US WHO DIE
WE SHALL NOT SLEEP, THOUGH POPPIES GROW
IN FLANDERS FIELDS

IN FLANDERS FIELDS BY LT. COL. JOHN MCCRAY M.D.

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 11/10/2001

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: City of Peabody, MA

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
Peabody City Hall
24 Lowell Street.
Peabody, MA United States
01960


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