Administered by City of Somerville Parks Department 1 Franey Road Somerville Massachusetts 02145
Located Highland Avenue in front of City Hall Somerville Massachusetts
1930. Dedicated August 1931
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Veteran Association of the First Corps of Cadets, 1977.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1994.
Image on file.
The Grenier Studio/A.D. 1930 Boston Mass (On bronze plaque on front of base:) PVT 1ST CLASS CO.H 103RD INF/26TH DIVISION AEF/BORN MAY 15, 1895/OF GREEK PARENTAGE/DIED HEROICALLY IN ACTION/AT BELLEAU FRANCE/JULY 18, 1918/FOR/GOD COUNTRY AND HUMANITY/PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE BY/THE ORDER OF AHEPA AN AMERICAN HELLENIC/EDUCATIONAL AND PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION/1930 Founder's mark appears.
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Atop a slender granite base rests a bronze portrait bust of George Dilboy in his military uniform and hat. The base is adorned on the front with a bronze inscription plaque featuring an eagle with its wings spread perched on oak branches.