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World War I Memorial - Uxbridge MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 42° 04.679 W 071° 37.856
19T E 282370 N 4661783
Quick Description: Located on the Town Green and dedicated to those that served during WWI
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/13/2015 3:58:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMP1YW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:
The memorial is made of white marble and covers an area of about 25' X 20'. The work for the memorial was commissioned to Hutchins and French. The memorial lists the names of the local citizens killed in WWI and list the battles of WWI on the front. On the rear of the monument lists those who served in WWI. The inscription reads "Erected in Grateful Remembrance of the Soldiers and Sailors of Uxbridge who served with the United States or Her Allies during the World War. "

the monument consists of a raised marble terrace with marble benches and urns at each corner. Flanking each side of the tablet are bronze casting of weapons. There is a bronze eagle that tops the memorial. On the terrace floor is a bronze disk, "The Great War for Civilization".
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 11/5/1921

Private or Public Monument?: Other

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

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
Town Green
North Man St
Uxbridge, MA

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Website for this Monument: Not listed

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