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This category seeks to waymark all World War I Memorials and Monuments, big and small, located throughout the world. This category applies to general memorials erected by cities, counties, towns, villages and nations to honor native soldiers as a group. (Monuments and memorials to individual soldiers of WWI are not permitted.) Please click on "show additional information" below to see requirements for posting in this category.
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World War I Memorials and MonumentsKane County Soldier & Sailor Monument

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This monument located in front of the old Kane County Courthouse in Geneva, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/23/2006

last visited: 7/5/2015

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsWorld War 1 Obelisk - Wheaton, IL

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A rebuilt obelisk with plaques commemorating the 500 men (13 of whom died) from the Wheaton area who enlisted from 1917 - 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/7/2019

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and Monuments"Over the Top to Victory" Doughboy Statue - Wheaton, IL

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This doughboy statue was originally dedicated on Armistice Day, November 11, 1929 and is located in Memorial Park, Wheaton, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/23/2006

last visited: 2/17/2007

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsThe Spirit of the American Doughboy - Naperville, IL

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This Doughboy statue is located in Naperville's Burlington Square Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/23/2006

last visited: 7/12/2008

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World War I Memorials and Monuments14 Trees WW1 Memorial - La Grange, IL

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On Armistice Day 1921, 14 trees were planted along Brainard Avenue to commemorate the men killed in WW1 from La Grange, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/16/2008

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsHines VA Hospital Memorial Fountain - Hines, IL

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Fountain, with bronze statue of WWI soldier and child on rock pedestal with memorial plaque, in front of old hospital administration building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/21/2008

last visited: 7/1/1977

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsDoughboy - Hines, IL

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A rock monument for soldiers/vets from the American Legion Auxiliary of Du Page County in 1931.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SSG Scout

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: 7/1/1977

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsBelleau Wood Memorial - Des Plaines, IL

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A rectangular inscribed stone memorial to the Second Division fighting at Belleau Woods in World War 1, renaming the woods here. Flanked by flags and additional markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/19/2018

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsHonor Roll - River Forest, IL

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Inscribed bronze plaque on a stone in front of a tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/29/2013

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsLyons (IL) World War 1 Memorial, Artillery Display and Eternal Flame

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Public display located on Ogden Avenue. Two cannons, stone marker, eternal flame and flag pole.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsOak Park - River Forest War Memorial - Oak Park, IL

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This monument in Scoville Park, was dedicated on Armistice (now Veteran's) Day, November 11, 1925, with Vice President C.G. Dawes and General Pershing in attendance. This bronze and granite memorial was designed by Gilbert P. Riswold.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/19/2009

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsVeterans of World War I - Chicago, IL

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A bronze plaque on the front of a stone boulder in front of the field house at Rutherford-Sayre Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/27/2017

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsOur Boys - Edison Park neighborhood, Chicago, IL

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Beautiful granite pillar topped by an eagle, to commemorate the boys of the Edison Park neighborhood of Chicago who fought in World War 1.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/3/2010

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsWW1 Veterans Memorial - Berwyn, IL

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A large boulder with a bronze plaque bearing the names of the 11 Berwyn men who gave their lives in World War I, and a flagpole.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/2/2011

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsWorld War 1 Memorial - St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles, IL

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An obelisk to the right of the entrance, surrounded by statues representing four armed services: Army, Marines, Navy, and Haller's Army, honoring Polish-Americans who fought in World War I.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/30/2019

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsDoughboy Statue - Morton Grove, IL

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The statue depicts a “doughboy,” or WWI infantryman, brandishing a rifle, with a knife sheathed on his belt and a pack on his back.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/28/2019

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsNorman Cornwall Memorial - in East Garfield Park, Chicago, IL

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The Norman Cornwall Memorial honors soldiers from the West Side of Chicago who died in World War I. More than 20 feet tall, the monument has bronze flame at the peak of a Georgia-marble pylon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/17/2009

last visited: never

Image for World War I (and II) Memorial and Flag Pole - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, ILview gallery

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsWorld War I (and II) Memorial and Flag Pole - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, IL

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The monument has a 44-foot aluminum flagpole on octagonal cement base. Each side of the base has an illustration of a major point in each of the wars. The frieze depicts the Four Freedoms. Located near the entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/27/2017

last visited: never

Image for Highland Park War Memorial - Highland Park, ILview gallery

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsHighland Park War Memorial - Highland Park, IL

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Female figure, with arms out to sides but hands drawn in to chest, stands against a granite backdrop. To either side, and on the backdrop, are two bronze tablets which list the names of Highland Park servicemen who lost their lives during World War I

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/26/2010

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsService Men's Club World War Memorial - Chicago, IL

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Tall shaft located in a small triangular park at the intersection of Clark, Edgewater & Ashland Avenues.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsSt. Luke's Episcopal Church Doughboy - Evanston, IL

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World War I doughboy guarding the covered walkway for this Gothic-styled church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: 7/11/2013

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsThe Elks Veterans Memorial Building World War 1 memorials - Chicago, IL

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A tribute to the bravery, loyalty and dedication of the thousands of Elks who have fought and died for our country. It has been described as one of the most magnificent war memorials in the world...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/27/2017

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsVictory, World War I Black Soldiers' Memorial - Chicago, IL

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Erected to honor the meritorious achievements of the Eighth Regiment of the Illinois National Guard, an African-American unit that served in France during World War I as part of the 370th U.S. Infantry

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/12/2010

last visited: never

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsWWI War Memorial - West Pullman Park, Chicago, IL

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The West Pullman Improvement Association donated this memorial to the 7000 soldiers and sailors from the community who died in service in World War I.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/13/2013

last visited: 5/25/2015

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World War I Memorials and MonumentsWorld War I Memorial - East Chicago, IN

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This Memorial is located in East Chicago, Indiana's Veterans Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/5/2011

last visited: 4/29/2014

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