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Liberty Avenue War Memorial

  • Description: Shaft, plaque, and eagle
  • Materials: Shaft--granite, plaque and eagle--bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 12' W: 3' D: 3'
  • Cast: 1947
  • Dedicated: September 14, 1947
  • Inscription: Plaque:
    WORLD WAR II / AN EVERLASTING TRIBUTE / TO / BOWEN, FRANCIS N. --- LASALLE, WALTER F. / BYRNES, JOHN P. --- LYNCH, REV. LAWRENCE E. / CATALANO, EDWARD J. --- MAITEN, MEYER L. / CATALANO, VINCENT C. --- MANISCALCO, AUGUST / CLARK, MATTHEW J. --- MAZZIE, PATRICK J./ DE BLASIO, JOHN J. --- MCKINLEY, DAVID S. / DEVANEY, WILLIAM P. JR. --- MULCARE, ARTHUR V. / DIMINO, ALPHONSO --- PFOHLMAN, THOMAS G. / DUNNE, ELLSWORTH F. --- POLO, ALBERT J. / GLASSEN, JOSEPH A. --- RANDAZZO, JOHN J. / GROVE, KENNETH --- SOCHA, JOHN L. / INNUSE, MARON J. --- VALENTI, JAMES V. / JONES, ARTHUR J. --- VOLDO, ANGELO M. / KAHRS, WALTER J. JR. --- VIZZI, CHARLES / WHO SO GLORIOUSLY GAVE / THEIR LIVES SERVING / THEIR COUNTRY /

    Engraved in stone:
    ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE / OF THIS COMMUNITY / IN HONOR OF THEIR / SONS AND DAUGHTERS / SERVING IN OUR / NATION'S ARMED FORCES / IN THE STRUGGLE FOR / FREEDOM AND JUSTICE / FOR ALL MANKIND / 1941-1945 /

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