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Crete WWI Memorial

Address: Crete Park, Main St.

City: Crete

County: Will

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A boulder in Crete Park acts as a frame for a bronze memoral plaque which reads: “In Memory of OUR BOYS Who Served In The World War 1917 1919 One Who Gave His Last Full Measure Of Devotion Martin Biesterfeld” (image). The boulder is affixed to the ground by concrete and stone mixture. Smaller stones were imprinted into the concrete to read “Red Cross.” A limestone marker at the base identifies that memorial was “Presented by the Mother’s Club 1921.”

Dates: 1921

Commissioned by: Mother's Club

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