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The names of eight fallen Shrewsbury residents are inscribed on the monument.
The new World War I Memorial is dedicated Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Preparing to raise the American flag are (l to r) Commander Fred Russell of the Victor Quaranta American Legion Post 397 and Chair of the WWI Memorial Committee; Commander James Dunlevy of Charles Murphy VFW Post 10278; and Commander Walter Josti of Ray Stone American Legion Post 238.
Town Manager Dan Morgado delivers his keynote address.
Commander Fred Russell of the Victor Quaranta American Legion Post 397 and Chair of the WWI Memorial Committee speaks about the veterans honored by the monument.
Veterans (l to r) Jack Donovan, Mike Bellows and Ron Pelletier salute as the American flag is raised.
Standing at attention as the National Anthem is sung are members of Northborough's Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 Color Guard: (l to r) Larry Shafer, Gerard Bourque and Bruce Goldsmith.
Selectman Jim Kane emcees the dedication ceremony.
Art Dobson, a Korean War veteran in the U.S. Marine Corps and member of the WWI Memorial Committee, stands at attention as the National Anthem is sung.
Prior to the dedication ceremony, (l to r) World War II veteran Dick Brodeur, and Korean War veterans Ken Swift and Jim McDonald meet U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern. Brodeur donated the American flag that was raised during the ceremony.

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