11 July 2014 | Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina
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Description: The proposed monument depicts the figures of two Marines: an injured marine, struggling and in agony, is shielded from further harm by a Corpsman. When built, the memorial will commemorate the courageous service of all corpsmen who have served the Marines from the past into the future. The finished memorial will be constructed from bronze.
Dedication date: The effort to raise funds and design the memorial began in 2008.
Creator: Abbe Godwin, Designer
Materials & Techniques: Bronze
Sponsor: Corpsmen Memorial Committee
Cost: $As of June 2011, $40,000 had been raised toward the cost of constructing the memorial.
Location: Lejeune Memorial Gardens sits within a triangular area bounded by Lejeune Boulevard, Montford Landing Road, and Highway 17.
Landscape: The 9/11 World Trade Center Beam Memorial and the Beirut Memorial are located nearby the expected site in the Gardens.
Subjects: Proposed/Incomplete Monuments