Buchanan County Doughboy
Located in the Mount Mora Cemetery, in St. Joseph, Missouri stands a Doughboy Statute dedicated to the men who served during WWI from Buchanan County. Dedicated in September of 1926, in front of a crowd of over 300, the statue was built by the Missouri Granite Company. It was commissioned by The Pershing Chapter No. 1, Service Star Legion. The project cost $3,560 and was funded via poppy sales and donations from relatives of war veterans.
Images and information courtesy of Suzanne Lehr, Historian of the Mount Mora Cemetery, 824 Mount Mora Road Saint Joseph, Missouri 64501