World War II Memorial Court of Honor

World War II Memorial Court of Honor

The Court of Honor, completed in 1948, is the World War II companion to the Soldier’s Memorial, which is a monument to victims of World War I. Eugene Mackey, Jr. was the architect for the court and Hillis Arnold designed the forty-foot limestone pillar in the shape of a broken blade with low-relief figures of soldiers in battle. The Court of Honorwas a gift to the city from the St. Louis War Memorial Committee. In 1979, sidewalk-level tablets were added to the court to commemorate victims of the Korean and Vietnam wars.

Dimensions: 40′ x 10′ 2″
Year Completed: 1945
Material: Limestone with bronze plaques
Owner: City of St. Louis
Donor: St. Louis War Memorial Committee

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