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Sweetwater County War Memorial - Rock Springs WY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
N 41° 35.388 W 109° 13.341
12T E 648165 N 4605759
Quick Description: Found in the center of Bunning Park (tree cover makes GPSr reception difficult), this Viquesney's Spirit of the Doughboy Statue stands tall and proud. At the base are the names of Sweetwater County residents who died in World War 1.
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 8/25/2012 12:57:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMF58C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
Male soldier from World War I striding forward. Proper left foot is forward. Proper right arm is raised and holds a grenade in closed hand. Soldier wears military fatigues, boots, gators, brimmed helmet with chin strap, and cartridge belt around his waist. Soldier wears a back-pack on his back and canteen on his proper right hip. Solider is stepping over a curl of barbed wire wrapped around a small tree trunk.

Inscription:

(Central lower right side of bronze plinth:) COPYRIGHTED/E.M. VIQUESNEY SCULPTOR/AMERICUS, GA. (Plaque on base:)

DEDICATED BY ARCHIE HAY POST NO. 24

THE AMERICAN LEGION MAY 30, 1923 TO

OUR COMRADES FROM SWEETWATER COUN-

TY WHO FELL IN THE WORLDS WAR

1917-18

List of names, companies and date of death
Where is this statue located?: Public Park

Which branch of the Military does this statue depict?: Marines

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