Also known as the Alberton Vinal Monument, Vinal Square, North Chelmsford
Built by J. M. Pinard, Constructed in 1922
Frontal text on monument reads:
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
MEN OF CHELMSFORD
THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN THE WORLD WAR
1917 – 1919
Base text on the monument reads:
THE TUMULT AND THE SHOUTING DIES
THE CAPTAINS AND THE KINGS DEPART
LORD GOD OF HOSTS BE WITH US YET
LEST WE FORGET – LEST WE FORGET
Memorial text for Wagoneer Alberton W. Vinal, Lieutenant Egbert F. Tetley, and Corporal George R. Quessy appears on three of the four sides of the monument. The west side of the monument honors Wagoner Vinal; the east side honors Lieutenant Tetley; the south side honors Corporal Quessy; and the base on the south side acknowledges the builder of the monument, J. M. Pinard.
A monument inscription for each of these veterans reads as shown below:
For Wagoneer Alberton W. Vinal:
Alberton W. Vinal
Co. K 6th Inf. Mass. N. G.
101st Eng. Train. 26th Div. U. S. A.
Apr. 13, 1917
Killed in Action at Bouco. France
For Lieutenant Egbert F. Tetley:
Egbert F. Tetley
Aug. 15, 1917
Co. C 47th Inf. 4th Div. U.S.A.
Killed in Action at Bazoches France
Aug. 10, 1918
For Corporal George R. Quessy:
George R. Quessy
Btry. B. 2nd F. A. Mass. N.G.
Btry F. 102nd F. A. 26th Div. U.S. A. April 16, 1917