Greenfield War Memorial - Greenfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 35.269 W 072° 36.102
18T E 696787 N 4717832
Quick Description: The first section of the Greenfield War Memorial is dedicated to the men from Greenfield who gave their lives during World War I. The memorial is located at 14 Court Square in Greenfield, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2020 4:47:30 AM
Waymark Code: WM13FHW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:

The Greenfield War Memorial is a bronze serpentine wall with three distinct sections dedicated to those who died in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. The memorial was created by Homer Gunn. The sections contain cutouts and bas-relief images of items related to war. The World War I section is contained between cutouts of the dates 1916 and 1918. In the center of this section is a bronze plaque flanked by military cemetery markers and a World War I rifle. The start of the memorial is inscribed GREENFIELD WAR MEMORIAL. The plaque is inscribed:

DEDICATED BY OF GREENFIELD
GRATEFUL OF
THOSE WHO TOWN AND NATION
WORLD WAR I
THESE HONORED DEAD GAVE THEIR LIVES

AKEY, JOHN H. LAIRD, CHARLES H.
BLAKE, HERBERT E. LAPOINTE, WILFRED A.
CARLEY, JOHN L. LEVY, ISIDOR D.
CETERONI, EDWARD MARINO, CHARLES
CLIFFORD, LEON G. MUNN, HECTOR F.
COLLINS, RAYMOND J. PETERSON, PHILIP J.
COOLEY, RAYMOND W. ROYCE, ALTON A.
DORAY, WALTER L. SAND, JULIUS
ELLISON, GUS SCOTT, EARL D.
CALVIN, JOHN J. SOBISKE, WALTER
GROGAN, WILLIAM L. STONE, ERNEST W.
HARRINGTON, JOHN F. VENO, GEORGE J. R.
KEMP, MASON G. VETTERLING, HARRY A.
KIDD, SILVERTER WOOD, SIMON J.

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 11/11/1965

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: City of Greenfield, MA

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
14 Court Square
Greenfield, MA United States
01301


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