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  • Sculptor: Anton Schaaf
  • Architect: Helmle and Corbett
  • Description: Column topped by a globe, on a circular base; column faced with three bas-reliefs; honor roll of names carved in spaces between the bas-reliefs
  • Materials: North Jay granite; bas-reliefs--bronze
  • Dimensions: Column H: 11' Diameter: 6'; Base H: 6' Diameter 12'; Each bas-relief H: 8'3" W: 3'11"; Total H: 23'
  • Cast: 1920
  • Dedicated: May 30, 1920
  • Donor: Gold Star Mothers
  • Inscription: Base:
    MEN OF RIDGEWOOD --- "AND THEY EARNED ETERNITY IN A BRIEF SPACE OF TIME"

    Army panel:
    "I AM SUMMONED BY MY COUNTRY WHOSE VOICE / I CAN NEVER HEAR BUT WITH VENERATION AND LOVE." /

    Air Force panel:
    THEY UPHELD AMERICA'S CAUSE AND THE / HALLOWED MEMORY ABIDES WITH US. /

    Navy panel:
    FOR FREEDOM OF THE SEAS AND IN DEFENCE / OF OUR RIGHTS THEY SERVED US WELL. /

    Honor roll 1: AMMON TOBIAS J / BADER JOHN / BENDRICK BERNARD / BRESS FREDERICK H. / BOHN GEORGE J. / BRIGGEMAN FRANK J. / BRUNKHARDT JOHN W. / BRAUNWORTH CHARLES / BRINDISI CONSTANTINE / BANSCHER WILLIAM / BRENNEIS GEORGE JR. / BARIS ALEXANDER D. / BOULTON CHARLES W. / BEDELL SAMUEL H. / BLUMMERT GUSTAVE / CASEY JOHN P. JR. / CAVANAUGH ANDREW R. / DAUB JOHN / DRENNAN THOMAS F. / DOUTY HARRY C. / DOLAN JOHN J. / DANNHARDT PETER / EBERT LOUIS T. / ERNST OTTO J. / EICHSTAEDT ALBERT / EAGAN JAMES J. / EPP STEPHEN / FORD DENNIS J. / FLECK CARL W. / FREY JOHN W. / GUNTHNER CHARLES / GOLLHARDT HENRY J. / GEYER JOHN / GREEN ELMER J. / GARITY JOSEPH B. JR. / GAYNOR FRANK / GRABOW WILLIAM /

    Honor roll 2: HAILE JOHN J. / HEGEL AUGUST / HEEG FRANK / HALL JOSEPH A. / HECK ANTHONY / HANEL ROBERT W. / HOBERG EDWARD W. / HERMANN DOMINIC H. / KIEDAISCH HERMAN / KAUFMAN FRANK E. / KEIHN FREDERICK W. / KENNEDY JOSEPH F. / KUNZERT CHARLES G. / KIENINGER OTTO J. / LANDAU EDWARD H. / LACHER CHARLES W. / LAUER GEORGE P. / LEHLE CONRAD / LOUGHRAN FRANCIS M. / LAFFERY JOHN N. / LIVINGSTON PABOR / LEHMAN HENRY / LOEDER WILLIAM / MADDEN ARTHUR / MEILER WILLIAM / MOORE ARTHUR R. / MONEYPENNY JOHN / MAGENHEIMER FREDERICK / MORE EDWARD T. / MILLER CHAS. J. / MANN BERNARD / NEVITT ERNEST / OEHLER MAX S. / OHLHAUSEN GEORGE N. / OFFENBUGER WILLIAM / OSWALD JULIUS / PROKOP FRANK C. /

    Honor roll 3: REISCHMANN HENRY V. / ROSALINO FREDERICK C. / REUSS FRANK / RANNACHER WILLIAM / ROBBINS ARCHIE / RUDOLPH ALOYSIUS I. / REICHERT CHAS. P. / SCHEIBEL PETER J. / SCHWAB ADOLPH / STIEHLER OSCAR / STEIN FRED / STIEFLEIN MICHAEL / SIMENDINGER ALBERT / SCHOENTHALER LOUIS F. / STARK FRED W. / SELWIN RICHARD R. / STUMPF HENRY / SCHWAB FREDERICK G. / SCHULTZ WILLIAM / SOBECK THOMAS / STECKEL HENRY E. / TRENKA JOSEPH J. / TAYLOR THATCHER / UNFUR WILLIAM / VAJDA HENRY J. / WENGART PETER / WILLIAMS JOHN / WALLACE JOHN J. / WEINRICH ALBERT / WOLF JOSEPH J. JR. / WUNDERSEE WILLIAM N. / WENZ JOSEPH / WALSH JOSEPH C. / WRIGHT WILLIAM J. / ZIEGLER ANDREW A. / ZAPKE WILLIAM /

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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