World War I Memorial - Northbridge, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 06.638 W 071° 39.763
19T E 279854 N 4665491
Quick Description: The World War I Memorial is located on the town common in the village of Whitinsville in the town of Northbridge, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/29/2013 3:53:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMHE2D
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:

The Northbridge World War I monument is a 20' long by 15' semi-oval granite bench. The bench contains nine sections with ornate carving on each end. The memorial bench was dedicated on November 3, 1922.

The bench is inscribed with a dedication, a list of names and World War I battle sites.

Across all twelve sections is inscribed:

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF NORTHBRIDGE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1914-1918

The first section is inscribed:

SOMME DEFENSIVE
CHAMPAGNE- MARNE
AISNE-MARNE
AINSE

The second section is inscribed:

CANADIAN ARMY
ROBERT BROWN
JOHN SHAW

Spanning the second and third section is inscribed:

UNITED STATES NAVY
ARTHUR KENNEDY
WEDWORTH W MCALLISTER

Spanning the third and fourth section is inscribed:

RAYMOND BUMA
ELSTON A. DAY

The fourth section is inscribed:

EDWARD DOUVILLE
JAMES T. FULLERTON

Spanning the fourth and fifth section is inscribed:

UNITED STATES ARMY
FREDRICK O. GAGNE
SAMUEL I. MURRAY
VICTOR L. PARSONS

Spanning the fifth and sixth section is inscribed:

JAMES J. PELIER
PETER E. PELOQUIN

The sixth section is inscribed:

ALFRED ST JEAN
JEFFREY L. VAIL

Spanning the sixth and seventh section is inscribed:

MERCHANT MARINE
IRVING MCKINLEY
WILLIAM ROY

Spanning the seventh and eight section is inscribed:

FRENCH ARMY
KHOREN VAROIAN

The eight section is inscribed:

BRITISH ARMY
EDWARD ANDERSON

The ninth section is inscribed:

MEUSE-ARGONNE
ST. MIHIEL
YPRES-LYS

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 11/3/1922

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Town of Northbridge

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
Town Common
Whitinsville, MA United States
10588


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