Chicopee Veterans Memorial - Chicopee, MA
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N 42° 08.727 W 072° 36.518
18T E 697601 N 4668693
Quick Description: The Chicopee Veterans Memorial is located in Bullens Park between Center St. and Cabot St. in Chicopee, MA
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2019 4:33:14 AM
Waymark Code: WM10ABR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
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Long Description:

A granite monument that is 9' high and has a 5' square base contains bronze plaques on each side with the names of those from Chicopee who died while serving in the military from the Civil War to Lebanon. The base of the monument is inscribed:

VETERANS
MEMORIAL

South Side Plaque:

A THOUSAND BATTLES OF LAND
AND SEA AND AIR ECHO THE
GLORY OF THE VALIANT DEEDS OF
THESE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN BATTLE. BECAUSE OF
THEM OUR LIVES ARE FREE.
BECAUSE OF THEM OUR NATION
LIVES. MAY WE ALWAYS HONOR
THEIR MEMORY.

CIVIL WAR U.S. ARMY

AKERS, HORACE
ATKINS, WILLIAM
ATWOOD, LYMAN
BEGLEY, EDWARD
BUSHEE, FRANCIS
CADWELL, BENJAMIN
CARPENTER, EDWARD
CAVANAUGH, MICHAEL
CHAPIN, IRVING
CHASE, JOHN
COBB, JOHN
COBLEIGH, HENRY
COLE, JAMES
COLLINS, CHARLES
COLLINS, WILLIAM
CONE, CORNELIUS
CROSHIER, GEORGE
DWYER, WILLIAM
FERRIN, GEORGE
FISKE, HOWARD
FLOWERS, RAYMOND
FULLER, NORMAN
FULLER, WILLIAM
GENDRON, JAMES
HENDRICK, EDGAR
HENRY, JOHN
HOULIHAN, JOHN
HOULIHAN, MICHAEL
HORRIGAN, ARTHUR
HORTON, JOHN
JOHNSON, FRANKLIN
JUSTIN, GEORGE
KELLY, ORAMEL
KELLY, THOMAS
LADD, HENRY
LOMBARD, GEORGE
MCCARTHY, PATRICK
MCGRATH, LAWRENCE
MALLORY, LEMUEL
MARTIN, JAMES
MILLER, LEVI
MIXTER, GILBERT
MOFFATT, MICHAEL
MORSE, SAMUEL
MULCAHY, JAMES
MULLER, SYLVANUS
MURPHY, CORNELIUS
MURPHY, DAVID
PAGE, WILLIAM
PALMER, RUGGLES
PALMER, WILLIAM
PAUL, MITCHELL
PHILLIPS, ALTON
PORTER, ALDEN
POWERS, JAMES
RAMSDELL, WILLIAM
REED, BENJAMIN
RICHMOND, RUBEN
ROBERTSON, LUCIEN
RONAN, THOMAS
SHEA, DANIEL
SHORE, JOHN
SULLIVAN, JAMES
TAYLOR, OLIVER
TAYLOR, THOMAS
THOMPSON, CHARLES
TOOMEY, PATRICK
TRASK, DEXTER
TRIPP, EZRA
WADE, AMASA
WAITE, FREDERICK
WELDON, WALTER
WELCH, JAMES
WOODS, CHARLES
WOODS, EDWARD
WRIGHT, WILLIAM
YOUNG, HENRY

East Side Plaque:

SP. AMER. WAR U.S. ARMY

CRANE, JOSEPH

WW I U.S. ARMY

ANDERSON, ALFRED
ANDERSON, RALPH
BISHOP, WILFRED
BOGACZ, JOSEPH
BUCK, ROY
CHAMPAGNE, ALFRED
CLUNE, JOHN
DAVITT, WILLIAM
DEADY, THOMAS
DOWNEY, JOSEPH
DRESSER, GEORGE
ERVING, HARRY
FLEMING, ARTHUR
GEOFFRION, DONA
GRZESIK, JOSEPH
GUTOWSKI, WATSON
KELLIHER, FRED
KOWALSKI, MARCIJ
MCNAMARA, LAWRENCE
MARSHALL, ALEXANDER
POST, CHARLES
PRISCO, WILLIAM
RACHMAN, MARK
REARDON, DANIEL
RICE, RAYMOND
RZEZNIK, FRANK
SEQUIN, ROMEO
SULLIVAN, JEREMIAH
SZOT, FRANK
TAYLOR, THOMAS
VALLANCOURT, FRANK
WITHEY, FRANK
WOOD, FRANK

WW I U.S. NAVY

BEAUCHAMP, HOMER
WW I U.S. MARINES

FRANCZEK, FRANK
ST. JOHN, ALCIDE

WW II U.S. ARMY

ANGUS, SIDNEY
BAIRD, JOSEPH
BATCHELOR, CHARLES
BIELASKI, MICHAEL
BIERNACKI, RAYMOND
BLANCHARD, RAYMOND
BOISVERT, ARCADE
BOLDUC, LUCIEN
BORYS, FREDERICK
BOTTUM, RAY
BOURK, PHILIP
BOWMAN, ADAM
BOZEK, STANLEY
BROUILLARD, ARTHUR
BROWN, JERIMOUTH
BUBLIK, ZIGMUNT
BUCHANAN, CLARENCE
CIESLUK, JOSEPH
CODERRE, ROLAND
COONEY, ARMAND
CURRY, HUGH
CYRAN, CHESTER
DANEK, WALTER
DEMERS, FRED
DESROCHES, GILBERT
DEVITT, WILLIAM
DOBEK, EDWARD
DUFFY, THOMAS
DULONG, JOSEPH
DUNAJ, CHESTER
FURGUSON, DAVID
GAGNE, WILLIAM
GAGNON, JOHN
GALICA, STANLEY
GANCARZ, MAX
GANCARZ, THEODORE
GENDREAU, MARCEL
GONET, EDWARD
GRAHAM, DAVID
GRANDMONT, RENE
GREEN, LAWRENCE

North Side Plaque:

GWOZDZ, JOHN
HAJEC, EDWARD
HAMEL, ROMEO
HAVERLY, HAROLD
HILLMAN, CHARLES
JANIK, KAZIMER
JOZEFCZYK, PETER
KARPOWICZ, JOSEPH
KIDA, EDMUND
KIELBOWICZ, JOSEPH
KOBAK, HENRY
KUMIEGA, STANLEY
KUZMA, BRONISLAW
LAPOINTE, LEON
LARIVIERE, ROLAND
LAVALLEE, ALBERT
LEFEBVRE, GEORGE
LEONE, MICHAEL
LOBUDEK, WALTER
LONDRAVILLE, WILLIAM
MCCARTHY, JAMES
MCCRAY, LOREN
MCSWEENEY, WILLIAM
MATULEVICZ, JOHN
MERCIER, PHILIP
MIGA, HENRY
MROZ, STANLEY
MUSIAK, WILLIAM
NADEAU, LUCIEN
NITCAVIC, RICHARD
NITOWSKI, EDWARD
NOBLE, WALTER
OGORZALEK, JOSEPH
OLSEN, JOHN
OPAROWSKI, JOHN
PALMER, WALLACE
PAQUETTE, WILFRED
PASTERNAK, THADEUS
PIENDEL, HENRY
PLACZEK, MICHAEL
POWERS, EUGENE
ROBAK, THEODORE
ROGOLA, JOSEPH
RUSIN, JOSEPH
ST. MARIE, JOSEPH
ST. ONGE, ALPHONSE
SALLI, ITALO
SCHROEDER, CARL
SHABAN, WASYL
SICOTTE, JOSEPH
SIMONICH, NICHOLAS
SKAZA, LOUIS
SLATE, DOUGLAS
STARKE, FREDERICK
STEPCZYK, BRONISLAW
STOLAR, EDWARD
STORY, ADOLPH
SULLIVAN, ROBERT
SWOL, WALTER
SYDLO, HENRY
SZADY, PETER
SZETELA, LEON
SZTORC, JOSEPH
TARDY, FREDERICK
WELLS, THOMAS
WEST, ROBERT
WILK, ANDREW
WINIARSKI, PETER
WITALISZ, CASIMIR
YELLE, RALPH
ZAGULA, JOSEPH


WW II U.S. NAVY

BALUT, ANDREW
BARIL, RUDOLPH
BEAUDRY, ORILIEN
BLANAN, ROBERT
BOUTIN, ERNEST
BRIERE, WILFRED
BURKE, EDWARD
BURY, EDWARD
COONEY, HAROLD
CORBEILLE, GEORGE
CORNETTE, WILLIAM
DABAKIS, JAMES
FONTAINE, ARMAND
GELINAS, ALFRED
GODIN, VINCENT

West Side Plaque:

GOSSELIN, JOSEPH
HASTINGS, RICHARD
HEBERT, ERNEST
HORAK, JOHN
JANUSZ, STANLEY
KRAS, STANLEY
KUSH, STANLEY
LABAJ, LEO
LACASSE, DAVID
LANCZAK, CHESTER
LONICKI, JOSEPH
MALIKOWSKI, THEODORE
MARTIN, RONALD
MIERZEJEWSKI, PAUL
NEIL, JOHN
OGRODNIK, FRANCIS
OLBRYCH, ADOLPH
OLKO, EUGENE
RICE, FRANCIS
ROBERTSON, DOUGLAS
ROBERTSON, MALCOLM
SPILLANE, CHARLES
STREIBER, HUGH
STYCKIEWICZ, JOSEPH
SWIATLOWSKI, WALTER
SYREK, FRANK
TABOROWSKI, JOSEPH
WALCZYK, STANLEY
ZAWACKI, JOSEPH

WW II U.S. MARINES

BOLDUC, LIONEL
CLEMENT, LAURENT
COONEY, ARTHUR
LITTLEJOHN, DAVID
MCDONALD, JAMES
MIERZWA, BRUNO
SAJ, RAYMOND
WHITE, LEO

WW II U.S. COAST GUARD

CZELUSNIAK, GEORGE
DONOVAN, DONALD

KOREAN WAR U.S. ARMY

CARPENTER, HARVEY
DESCHENEAUX, KENNETH
KULIK, FRANCESZEK
KURTZ, WALTER
LAMBERT, JOSEPH
LAPLANTE, NORMAN
LORIMER, GEORGE
PATENAUDE, ARMAND

KOREAN WAR U.S. NAVY

PELLAND, ROGER
PROVOST, RICHARD

KOREAN WAR U.S. MARINES

JANELLE, THOMAS


KOREAN WAR AIR FORCE

LOVOIE, GEORGE
LUKAKIS, GEORGE

VIETNAM WAR U.S. ARMY

DOWDS, ROBERT
DUMONT, ROGER
GAGNE, ROBERT
GLASSOCK, CARL
JABLONSKI, ZYGMUNT
LASKOWSKI, JOHN
LITWIN, ROBERT
RIVEST, MARK
STEFANIK, EDWARD
WILK, THOMAS

VIETNAM WAR U.S. NAVY

BOUCHARD, MICHAEL
KULACZ, DONALD

VIETNAM WAR MARINES

DOWNEY, EDWARD
GILBERT, HAROLD
TOLPA, ROBERT

VIETNAM WAR AIR FORCE

MCLAUGHLIN, ARTHUR

LEBANON U.S. MARINES

LARIVIERE, STEVEN

Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
CIVIL WAR
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
WORLD WAR I
WORLD WAR II
KOREAN WAR
VIETNAM WAR
LEBANON


In Honor Of: Men from Chicopee who gave their lives in battle.

Marker Text:
See long description.


Who Put it Here?: City of Chicopee

Description of Memorial:
Granite monument in the center of a small triangular small park opposite the Chicopee Library. Each bronze plaque is 5' high by 1.5' wide


Date of dedication: Not listed

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