Glendale Veterans Triangle
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Glendale War Memorial
A gift of the people of Glendale, this war memorial, dedicated in 1921, honors 21 Glendale residents who died in combat during World War I. Sculptor Anton Schaaf (1869-1943) created the bronze bas-relief of a female figure holding a torch in her hand set within a granite stele designed by the architectural firm of Helmle and Corbett. Schaaf also collaborated with Helmle and Corbett on the Ridgewood War Memorial in Queens.
Glendale War Memorial Details
- Location: Myrtle and Cooper Avenues
- Sculptor: Anton Schaaf
- Architect: Helmle and Corbett
- Description: Plaque with bas-relief of female figure holding a torch aloft in her right hand over a list of twenty-one names, on a stele
- Materials: Plaque--bronze; Stele--Georgia granite,
- Dimensions: Total dimensions H: 13'6" W: 11' D: 7'
- Cast: 1921
- Dedicated: 1921
- Donor: People of Glendale
- Inscription: ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF GLENDALE / IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE / OF THOSE OF THEIR NUMBER WHO / SERVED IN THE WORLD WAR / 1917-1918 / THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO / LOST THEIR LIVES ARE / HERE INSCRIBED / P.D. BODAMER --- J.J. MCCOURTY / S. BIRNEY --- F.E. PAYNTON / J.V. DETTLING --- G.G. POWELL / C. FREY --- J.E. RAUTH / J.E. GRAUMANN --- C. ROESCH / C. KAYSER --- P.J. SCHEIBEL / A. KNIPPER --- C.J. SCHMIDT / O. KOCH --- W. SCHULTZ / C.T. LEONARD --- E.V. SULLIVAN / J.F. MATHIS --- F. WINTER / A.R. WALKER / PRO PATRIA /