World War I and World War II War Memorial, Bridge of Flowers - Buckland-Shelburne, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 36.246 W 072° 44.430
18T E 685350 N 4719326
Quick Description: The memorial for veterans of World War I and II is situated on the Bridge of Flowers, at the midway point.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 7/14/2016 7:37:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMRNVA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
At the boundary between Shelburne and Buckland, is a war memorial for World War I and II veterans.

The monument is located on the Bridge of Flowers, an arch bridge that used to carry trolleys across the Deerfield River that now is a path among flowers and trees. A donation is requested to enter. Entry is from either the Buckland end, by the Buckland Town Hall, or the Shelburne end, off Water Street.

The memorial is a rock about two feet wide. The plaque has the following on it:

"In Honor of the Citizens of the
Towns of Buckland and Shelburrne
Who served in the Armed Forces of
our country in World Wars I and II
and in loving memory of the
following who made the supreme sacrifice

WORLD WAR I
Ernest Winford Goodnow Roy Farrell Shirtclive

WORLD WARII
Gilbert Irviing Allis Thomas Joseph Neary, Jr.
Herman Austin Burdick Robert Wilder Swan
Russell Delano Chamberlain George Roland Trumble
Albert Henry Farrell Oliver Joseph Turner
Stanley Gadomski Robert Early Whitbeck
William Francis Hourahan, Jr. Robert Bardwell Williams
John James Kennedy"
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I, World War II


In Honor Of: the citizens of the Towns of Buckland and Shelburne who served in the armed forces of our country in World Wars I and II

Marker Text:
In Honor of the Citizens of the Towns of Buckland and Shelburrne Who served in the Armed Forces of our country in World Wars I and II and in loving memory of the following who made the supreme sacrifice WORLD WAR I Ernest Winford Goodnow Roy Farrell Shirtclive WORLD WARII Gilbert Irviing Allis Thomas Joseph Neary, Jr. Herman Austin Burdick Robert Wilder Swan Russell Delano Chamberlain George Roland Trumble Albert Henry Farrell Oliver Joseph Turner Stanley Gadomski Robert Early Whitbeck William Francis Hourahan, Jr. Robert Bardwell Williams John James Kennedy


Who Put it Here?: Towns of Buckland and Shelburne

Description of Memorial:
The marker is on the Bridge of Flowers, midway between the ends.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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