Doughboy Monument

Doughboy Monument (HMQPA)

Location: Bessemer, AL 35020 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 23.972', W 86° 57.317'

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North side
To the memory of our World War heroes who died that civilization might not perish from the earth.

West Side
Allbright Rufie PVT. Co. D. 167th Inf. KA
Bailey Andrew SGT. Co. D. 167th Inf. DD
Bailey Jas. T. PVT. Co. D. 9th Inf. DW
Barr Sam CORP. M.G. 167th Inf. DW
Benton Guy D. PVT. 76 Co. 6th Reg. U.S.Marines KA
Burnett Usry CORP. Co. D. 167th Inf. KA
Canoles Carl CORP. Co. D. 167th Inf. KA
Carson Wm. W. PVT. 1st Class Co. M. 167th Inf. DW
Davis Lonnie C. PVT. CAS. Co. 6 162 Dep. Brig. DS
George James PVT. Co. C. 113th Inf. KA
Gray Earnest E. CORP. Co. B. 324 Inf. KA
Harville Braxton B. CORP. Co. K. 167th Inf. KA
Humphries Robt. E. PVT. Co. L. 1st COV. DA
Hutchins Jno. P. PVT. Co. C. 167th Inf. KA
Laird Monroe J. PVT. 1st Class M.D. DD
Larusso Angelo PVT. Co. D. 116th Inf. DW
Lewis Worth SGT. Co. D. 167th Inf. KA
Martin Charley PVT. Co. B. 101st Inf. KA
Mitchell Arthur SGT. M.G. Co. 309th Inf. KA
Niles Wilfred SGT. Co. D. 167th Inf. DW
Nolan Robt. B. PVT. Co. M. 167th Inf. KA
Richardson Tally E. PVT. 1stClass M.G. Co. 322 Inf. KA
Rogers Fred SGT. Co. D. 167th Inf. DW
Roy Newton M. CORP. Co. D. 167th Inf. KA
Ruff Austin Corp. Co. D. 167th Inf. DW
Speaks Bernice PVT. 1st Class Co. D. 167th Inf. KA
Stein Jacob CAPT. ENG. DD
Syphurs Herman G. CORP. Co. D. 167th Inf. DW
Vaughan Jno. P. PVT. 1st Class Co. D. 135 M.G. BN. KA
Waits Joe L. PVT. 1st Class Co. K. 324th Inf DD

South Side
This Doughboy Monument,
Sculpted by E.M. Viquesney was erected
Following World War I, "The War to End All Wars."

The City of Bessemer and
the State of Alabama Historical Park and Historical Site
Maintenance and Repair Grant Program
Restored and preserved this statue
So that future generations may
Remember the struggles and bloodshed that
Preceding generations endured
To protect the peace and
Liberties we hold dear.

We especially wish to
Honor the veterans who protected our freedom
With their lives.

Rededicated November 11, 1999

Restored and Preserved
Karkadoulias Bronze Art
Cincinnati, Ohio

East Side
Coates Guss CORP. 24th Co. 6 Bn. 163rd Dep. Brig. DA
Cobb Monroe PVT. 1st Class Co. M. 366th Inf. KA
Doss Albert PVT. 1st Class Co. D. 302nd Regt. DD
Finch Rufus PVT. 37th Co. 10th Eng. DD
Goudy Jim PVT. 36th Co. V.C. DD
Harris Luther PVT. Co. D. 328th Eng. DD
Harris Willie PVT. HG. Co. 366th Inf. DD
Lockett Jimmie PVT. Co. G. 2nd B.N. 163rd Dep. Brig. DD
Morgan Lewis PVT. Co. L. 304th Stev. Regt. DD
Myree Willie PVT. Co. D. 366th Inf. DD
Phillips Jno. SGT. Co. G. 802 Inf. DD
Pierson Eugene PVT. Co. B. 517th Eng. DD
Ward Ben PVT. Co. B. 814 Pion. Inf. DD
Wright Lige PVT. Co. A. 520 Eng. DD
Series This marker is part of the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series
Year Placed1922
Placed ByCity of Bessemer
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 9:52am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 504158 N 3695581
Decimal Degrees33.39953333, -86.95528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 23.972', W 86° 57.317'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 23' 58.32" N, 86° 57' 19.02" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1602 3rd Ave N, Bessemer AL 35020, US
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