County

Cumberland

Location (Address)

This monument is located on the main quad of the Bowdoin College campus, directly in front of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Zip Code

04011

Type

Flag pole

Additional Type

Stone marker

Inscriptions

DEDICATED TO THE

SONS OF BOWDOIN

WHO IN

THE WORLD WAR

OFFERED THEIR LIVES

AND THEIR SERVICES FOR

THEIR COUNTRY

AND FOR FREEDOM

1914-1918

(next side of pillar)

HONOR ROLL

1889

GEORGE TAYLOR FILES

1897

ROBERT LORD HULL

1910

WARREN EASTMAN ROBINSON

HAROLD SUMNER SMALL

1912

ROLAND HIRAM WAITT

1913

CHARLES ROY BULL

FREDERICK TREVENEN EDWARDS

WYVERN ALMON COOMBS (MED)

1914

OMAR PERLIE BADGER

LEONARD HENRY GIBSON

EDWARD ALFRED TROTTIER

DOUGLAS URQUHART

1915

CHARLES WILLIAM WALLACE FIELD

STEWART PINGREE MORRILL

(next side of pillar)

HONOR ROLL

1917

BENJAMIN PLINY BRADFORD

FORBES RICKARD

FRANK DURHAM HAZELTINE

JUDSON GORDON MARTELL

1918

WILFRID OLIVIER BERNARD

JOSEPH RALPH SANDFORD

CARROLL EDWARD FULLER

1919

ALBERT DAVIS HOLBROOK

WILLIAM FRYE MARTIN

FRANCIS YVONNET vanSCHOONHOVEN

1920

LAWRENCE HILL GATE

MICHAEL JOSEPH DELEHANTY

WALTER BLAKE TAFT

1922

SAMUEL GARNONS BUSH

A • M • (1918)

SHERMAN AVERY WHITE

(next side of pillar)

BREVE • TEMPVS • AETATIS

SATIS • LONGVM • EST

AD • BENE • HONESTQVE

VIVENDVM

Materials

Granite base, with bronze base for metal flagpole.

Sponsor

Bowdoin College

Monument Description

This large flagpole rests in an ornate bronze base, which sits atop a granite memorial. The monument is dedicated to the sons of Bowdoin who lost their lived in World War I, and the various sides of the granite monument are inscribed with an Honor Roll. The inscriptions are finished in gold paint. The monument is located on the main quad, directly in front of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Comments

Bowdoin College refurbished the monument in 2014, and added a much larger flag.

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Photographer

Libby Bischof

Date Taken

2014

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Keywords

Bowdoin College--WWI Monument, Brunswick--Maine

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