World War I Memorial

World War I Memorial (HM6PC)

Location: Danville, IL 61832 Vermilion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 7.452', W 87° 38.155'

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Whereas: it is the desire of the City of Danville to erect some permanent structure as a Monument and Memorial to the Gallant Soldiers and Sailors of Danville who participated in the World's War of 1914 and 1918 , and Whereas: the bridge over the Vermilion River at Gilbert Street in said City needs to be replaced - -

Therefore: be it resolved by the City Council of Danville Illinois that a new bridge be built over the Vermilion River at Gilbert Street in said City - - Said bridge to be a Monument and memorial to our Soldiers as set forth in the Preamble hereof and to be known as "The Victory Bridge."

Adopted March 10, 1919


Howard L. Glass + Burton C. Gillett + Lewis C. Glascock + Hazlett Hahne + Edward Hart + Benjamin E. Henderson + Gola H. Henderson + Payge High + Glen Hockenbury + Albert E. Hudson + Walter E. Kesler + William Kuemmerle + Harry L. McCune + Wayman Maberry + Robert B. Marshall + Frank Martingly + William D. Meeder + Franklin H. Moone + William J. Lehmann + Roland Shipman + Leslie Harter


Frank P. Noone + Frank C. Nulkin + Alonzo Peak + Henry Penny + Rupert H. Phipps + Curtis G. Redden + Richard M. Reddy + Charles A. Rieker + Irwin W. Rife + Harry A. Smith + Orel A. Smith + Philip O. Smith + Arthur G. Sorette + Guy E. Stitt + Charles F. Turner + Joseph Webb + Jewell Whyte + William D. Young + W. P. McAuliffe


They made the Supreme Sacrifice.
Proudly you gathered rank on rank to war as who had heard God's messaage from afar.
All you had hoped for all you had. You gave to save mankind - ::
Yourselves you scorned to save.
Noel N. Akers + Ora Bennett + Frank C. Berndt + Charles Bradley + Earl Brooks + Andrew S. Brown + Max Burmeister + Hugh Conerty + Robert Donaldson + John W. Elliott + Adolph Evans + Andrew L. Esslinger + Fred B. Everitt + Olen Fultz
HM NumberHM6PC
Placed ByCity of Danville, Illinois
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 3:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 445816 N 4441736
Decimal Degrees40.12420000, -87.63591667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 7.452', W 87° 38.155'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 7' 27.12" N, 87° 38' 9.30" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 432-456 US-150, Danville IL 61832, US
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