Service Star Legion World War I Memorial Flagpole

© Photographed September 15, 2015
Erected 1936 by Service Star Legion Incorporated Milwaukee Chapter
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

To The Memory Of Those Who Served 1917 - 1918

The memorial is located at the southern-most end of Juneau Park, along Oak Leaf Trail, and is accessible from northbound North Prospect Avenue, at its intersection with East Mason Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202.

. . . a public artwork by American artist Benjamin Franklin Hawkins

The Milwaukee Chapter of the Service Star Legion was organized in 1921. The group was organized to do "patriotic work" and were "brought into existence as a direct result of the storm and stress of war . . . for the women who lived through the long days of dread and anxiety, who with valiant courage bade goodbye and God speed to the boys, but who dared not look into the future, must have a sympathy and understanding and a desire to be of service and the opportunity to render service is open to them through the work in these [Service Star Legion] chapters".

Looking north along Oak Left Trail.
The memorial is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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