Address: 5255 N. Pulaski Rd.
Neighborhood: North Park
Monument Type: Cemeteries & Graves
Monument Setting: Cemetery
Monument Materials: Sandstone
The memorial was designed and fabricated by Vernon T. Johnson of Stonecraft Industries with architectural assistance from Joseph R. Bednarik. Erected byÊBNCAÊin observance of its 75th anniversary, it honors those who served in World Wars I and II and was dedicated on August 21, 1952. The sandstone memorial has a 40 foot aluminum flagpole on an octagonal base. Each side of the base has an illustration of a major point in each of the wars. The frieze depicts the Four Freedoms. The monument has a 44 foot aluminum flagpole on octagonal cement base. Each side of the base has an illustration of a major point in each of the wars. The frieze depicts the Four Freedoms. Located near the entrance.
Artist: Vernon T. Johnson & Joseph R. Bednarik
Commissioned by: Bohemian National Cemetery Association