West High School World War I Honor Roll (CO)

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West High School World War I Honor Roll (CO)

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Title

West High School World War I Honor Roll (CO)

Description

The West High School World War I Honor Roll is located on the 3rd floor outside of what use to be the library but is now the Future Center and alumni room. The bronze plaque lists six names, including one who died in the war. It is decorated on either side with torches that incorporate laurel wreaths. Depicted within the circular wreath at left is an eagle; the wreath at right depicts a helmeted doughboy. Ribbons wrap around the handles of the torches. The dedication date is unknown.

Inscription:
LONG MAY OUR LAND/ BE BRIGHT/ WITH FREEDOMS HOLY LIGHT
HONOR ROLL
IN COMMEMORATION
OF OUR BOYS
WHO ANSWERED THE CALL
OF THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE WORLD WAR
1917 - 1919
*GEORGE CHALMERS ACHESON
OCT. 14, 1918
CLARENCE CRANOR
JOE FINE
EDGAR DURNELL
JAMES NICOLETTI
WALTER WICKHAM

DEDICATED BY THE
FACULTY STUDENTS AND ALUMNI
OF THE WEST DENVER HIGH SCHOOL

Location

951 Elati St.
Denver, Denver County, Colorado

Contributing Institution

Leroy Montoya