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Spirit of the American Doughboy World War I Memorial - North Canaan, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 01.582 W 073° 19.687
18T E 638406 N 4654055
Quick Description: The Spirit of the American Doughboy World War I Memorial at East Main Street and Granite Avenue in North Canaan, CT contains the famous E.M. Viquesney statue and a bronze plaque with a three column list of 111 names of soldiers from North Canaan.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2016 5:39:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMTHVH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 2

Long Description:

A pressed copper, original version (copyright 1920), of E.M. Viquesney's "The Spirit of the American Doughboy" was dedicated on November 11, 1923. This 7' by 3' by 3' sculpture is placed on a 7' high by 13' wide cobblestone base. The sculpture depicts a World War I infantryman dressed in combat uniform. He is depicted in motion with his left foot in front of his right foot. A grenade is held in his raised right hand and he is holding a rifle, horizontally, by his side in his left hand. At the back corners are a pair of tree stumps.

A bronze plaque on the front of the monument has a relief image of an eagle, a battle scene, and an American Legion insignia. It is inscribed:

1914 HONOR ROLL 1918

IN HONOR OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN
THE WORLD WAR
FROM
NORTH CANAAN

Left Column:

ABBE E. WHITTLESLEY
ADAM FORBES S.
ADAM JOHN GEIKIE
ADAM KENNETH A.
ADAM MALCOLM G.
ADAMS JOHN A.
ARMSTRONG JOHN R.H.
BABB CLIFFORD C.
BANNAHAN WILLIAM F.
BARTLETT HIRAM L.
BENNETT JOHN E.
BLASS WILLIAM S.
BREWSTER HOWARD L.
BROGGI ANGELO
BROGGI RICO
BUCKBEE MARTIN H.
*CALDWELL ALFRED C.
CANN IVAN D.
CARAVATI ANGELO D.
CARAVATI PAUL
CARTER GRANT C.
CASTERLIN GEORGE R.
CASEY JAMES H.
CASEY JOHN M.
CONDON GEORGE D.
CONDON HENRY J.
CONTI LOUIS
CUDNEY HENRY
CURTISS JAMES H.
DALONE AZZO
DALONE NATALE
DEAN HARVEY J.
DELOY EDWARD F.
DIETTER FREDERICK J.
DRUMM CRAWFORD F.
DRUMM RUSSELL
EDDY ALLERTON

Center Column:

FATTURINI ANGELO
FITCH GEORGE L.
FITZGERALD VINCENT J.
FREEMAN TALBOT O.
FULLER JOHN R.
GARRITY JOHN V.
*GARVIN JAMES S.
GARVIN JOHN A.
GAYLORD IRVING G.
GOGGIN JAMES M.
GOGGIN TIMOTHY G.
GRAVES JOHN H.
GREENE FRANCIS RAYMOND
HANLON ARTHUR J.
HART EDWIN
HATMAKER HOWARD E.
HILDREDTH FRANK J.
HUNKER EDWARD W. JR.
IMHOFF JOHN H. JR.
INVERNIZZI TIBALDO
KANE JAMES A.
KANE WILLIAM A.
KILLAWEE JAMES T.
KILLAWEE JOHN E.
KILLAWEE JOSEPH
LAFFARGUE EDWIN ROY
LAFFARGUE GEORGE F.
LAITENEN EDWARD
LEFFINGWELL BURTON A.
MATHER STANLEY
MATHIS NICHOLAS
MICHAELS LYMAN
MILLER CLINTON J.
MILLER HENRY C.
MINACCI ISADORE
MINACCI PETER
NIELSON ADOLPH P.

Right Column:

NIELSON JOHN
*O'CONNELL CHARLES J.
OSTRANDER EDWARD
OSTROUT WILLIAM R.
PARSONS NELSON L.
PAVIOL ANSE J.
PERA BATTISTA
PERDIZET GEORGE A.
PROPER EARL
PIANI EMELIO
POST WALTER W.
RHOADES ALBERT W.
RIX HOWARD A. JR.
SANFORD FREDERICK
*SAYGERS EULA M.
SEGALLA ACHILLE
SMITH ALBERT E.
SMITH ALONZO N.
SMITH LEROY
STEVENS FRANK
STEVENS WALLACE R.
STRAYER HARVEY W.
TAYLOR EMANUEL
TAYLOR JOHN
TAYLOR ROBERT
TIERNEY THOMAS V.
TOGNO DOMENICO
VALENTI GIOVIANNI
VISCONTI GIOVIANNI
WALLACE WILLIAM T.
WAITE IRVING J.
WALLER HARRY J.
WILSON EDWARD J.
WILSON GEORGE M.
WINTERS MELVIN
ZOFFOLI ANGELO
ZUCCO ANTONIO

Private or Public Monument?: Government

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

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
East Main Street and Granite Avenue
North Canaan, CT United States


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