World War I Memorial
Location: (Street, Park, GPS)
N 43D 03.455' W070D47.116'
Date or Era Referenced:
World War I, 1917-1919
26 cement posts, each with a small plaque, there is a large boulder at the back of the rows of posts with a larger plaque. Each stone is carved with the name and rank of the deceased, the years of their birth and death and USA.
Honor Roll In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the world war (then listed the 26 names, order unknown)
City of Portsmouth, American Legion
- Some of the stones have been repaired and one or two seem like they may have been replaced
- The small plaque on each stone lists their name and rank, birth-death years and a few of them vary in design and notations. Some include “killed in action” or “died due to wounds”, some list the branch, unit or ship they served with “307th infantry” and “U.S.S. Cyclops”.