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  • The Korean War Memorial is to the left and the Vietnam Veterans' War Memorial is slightly downhill on the right side of this photograph.The Korean War Memorial is to the left and the Vietnam Veterans' War Memorial is slightly downhill on the right side of this photograph.1/22/2019
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  • The smallest and furthest panel to the left is engraved: DONATED BY --- THE SCHOOL CHILDREN OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET WHOSE FUNDRAISING EFFORTS SUPPORTED BY TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, CITY OFFICIALS, VETERANS, ORGANIZATIONS, BUSINESSES, CITIZENS AND THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES HAVE MADE
THIS MEMORIAL POSSIBLE. (A total of 11 business names are listed below this paragraph.)The smallest and furthest panel to the left is engraved: DONATED BY --- THE SCHOOL CHILDREN OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET WHOSE FUNDRAISING EFFORTS SUPPORTED BY TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, CITY OFFICIALS, VETERANS, ORGANIZATIONS, BUSINESSES, CITIZENS AND THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES HAVE MADE
THIS MEMORIAL POSSIBLE. (A total of 11 business names are listed below this paragraph.)1/22/2019
  • The second component from the left is engraved with the dedication date November 11, 1984, and the names of the memorial's 12 committee members, the architects, and the general contractors.The second component from the left is engraved with the dedication date November 11, 1984, and the names of the memorial's 12 committee members, the architects, and the general contractors.1/22/2019
  • The third panel from the left reads: VIETNAM VETERANS’ WAR MEMORIAL --- DEDICATED IN ETERNAL MEMORY TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED IN VIETNAM, AND IN PARTICULAR TO THE 17 MEN FROM WOONSOCKET WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE FOR OUR NATION AND CITY. -- IN MAY OF 1984, DURING THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND THE STUDENTS FROM THE ELEMENTARY AND JR. HIGH SCHOOLS OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET AND CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL SYSTEMS UNITED TO RAISE FUNDS IN A PROJECT ENTITLED “WE REMEMBER”
TO PAY TRIBUTE AND ASSURE AN EVERLASTING MEMORIAL TO THOSE WHO SERVED WITH DIGNITY AND HONOR IN AMERICA’S LONGEST AND MOST UNPOPULAR WAR.The third panel from the left reads: VIETNAM VETERANS’ WAR MEMORIAL --- DEDICATED IN ETERNAL MEMORY TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED IN VIETNAM, AND IN PARTICULAR TO THE 17 MEN FROM WOONSOCKET WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE FOR OUR NATION AND CITY. -- IN MAY OF 1984, DURING THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND THE STUDENTS FROM THE ELEMENTARY AND JR. HIGH SCHOOLS OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET AND CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL SYSTEMS UNITED TO RAISE FUNDS IN A PROJECT ENTITLED “WE REMEMBER”
TO PAY TRIBUTE AND ASSURE AN EVERLASTING MEMORIAL TO THOSE WHO SERVED WITH DIGNITY AND HONOR IN AMERICA’S LONGEST AND MOST UNPOPULAR WAR.1/22/2019
  • The fourth and final element is a cenotaph with the names of 17 Woonsocket service members who died during the Vietnam War: SGT. RICHARD M. BEAUREGARD, USA - PFC. RONALD J. BRISSETTE, USA - 2ND LT. DENNIS E. BURKE, USA - PFC. LUCIEN G. CARPENTIER, USA - CPL. RENE R. COUTU, USMC - A1/C. ALAN D. CURTIS, USAF - CPL. RICHARD E. DUCHARME, USMC - PFC. PAUL L. DURAND, USMC - SGT. ROBERT J. FRISK, USA - CPL. CRAIG B. HOLT, USMC - S. SGT. HENRY R. LAMBERT, USA - SP/4 RICHARD L. LANCTOT, USA - SP/4 ROBERT W. LAUZON, USA - CPL. GERALD H. LAVOIE, USMC - SP/4 ROBERT N. LEBRUN, USA - S. SGT. JAMES M. RAY, USA - SP/5 ANTHONY SILBA or SILVA (ambiguous engraving correction), USAThe fourth and final element is a cenotaph with the names of 17 Woonsocket service members who died during the Vietnam War: SGT. RICHARD M. BEAUREGARD, USA - PFC. RONALD J. BRISSETTE, USA - 2ND LT. DENNIS E. BURKE, USA - PFC. LUCIEN G. CARPENTIER, USA - CPL. RENE R. COUTU, USMC - A1/C. ALAN D. CURTIS, USAF - CPL. RICHARD E. DUCHARME, USMC - PFC. PAUL L. DURAND, USMC - SGT. ROBERT J. FRISK, USA - CPL. CRAIG B. HOLT, USMC - S. SGT. HENRY R. LAMBERT, USA - SP/4 RICHARD L. LANCTOT, USA - SP/4 ROBERT W. LAUZON, USA - CPL. GERALD H. LAVOIE, USMC - SP/4 ROBERT N. LEBRUN, USA - S. SGT. JAMES M. RAY, USA - SP/5 ANTHONY SILBA or SILVA (ambiguous engraving correction), USA1/22/2019
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