Multi-War Veterans Memorial- Ware, Massachusetts
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Alfie and Artie
N 42° 15.652 W 072° 14.549
18T E 727444 N 4682422
Quick Description: A multi-war memorial dedicated to those from Ware, Ma who were killed in action.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/7/2016 3:21:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMRCAQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum
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Long Description:
A multi-war memorial dedicated to the citizens of Ware, Massachusetts who died in combat.

The front of the monument bears the image of an eagle perched atop the traditional American olive branch and arrows with the following inscription:

To keep forever
living the freedom
for which they fought
we dedicate
this memorial
to our citizens
who served in the wars
of their country

Erected by the town of Ware
1954 (hard to read in photograph so it may be 1951)

The back side of the monument lists the residents of Ware killed in the service of their country during WW1, WW2, and the Vietnam War. Although the Korean War is listed as well, no names appear beneath that heading.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
WW1 WW2 Korean War Vietnam War


In Honor Of: Residents of Ware killed in the service of their country

Marker Text:
To keep forever living the freedom for which they fought we dedicate this memorial to our citizens who served in the wars of their country Erected by the town of Ware 1954


Date of dedication: 1954 or 1951

Who Put it Here?: The town of Ware

Description of Memorial:
The waymark is located in a park across the street from Ware's Town Hall. It is one of several monuments at the site.


Visit Instructions:
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It is suggested you please include something about your visit here, as well.
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