Dedicated to the Veterans of All Wars their wives, widows and mothers on June 28, 1953. Members and employees of the Grand Army Home conducted a fundraising campaign for the construction of the memorial monument.
Isaac Baker – Private, U.S. Army, Civil War
The first burial at CWVMC was Isaac Baker who served as a Private in Company F of the Fifth Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. Private Baker was buried June 17, 1888.
Medal of Honor Recipient
Theodore W. Goldin – Private, U.S. Cavalry, Indian Wars
Theodore Goldin was born on July 25, 1856 and died on February 15, 1935. He enlisted on April 8, 1876 and served in Troop G, 7th U.S. Cavalry from April 8, 1876 to November 13, 1877. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for volunteering to make a dash under enemy fire to fill canteens with water for members of the Troop. Further information can be obtained online through the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
Brownie – K-9 Corps, U.S. Army, WWII
Brownie entered military service on May 29, 1943. He served honorably in the K-9 Corps. Injured in the eye he was discharged from war service on October 13, 1944. He died on May 18, 1949 after many years living with the veterans community in King, Wisconsin. He was buried with military honors and his grave marker was provided by the King, Wisconsin American Legion Post.