WWI Doughboy Statue, Goldsboro
W. H. Mullins Company, Foundry
Atop a marble base stands a bronze figure of a WWI doughboy striding up a rock. The soldier has his gun and bayonet at the ready. He wears a helmet and boots and appears ready for battle.
Front: ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF COMPANY E 119TH / INFANTRY—GOLDSBORO RIFLES IN MEMORY OF / THEIR COMRADES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / WORLD WAR / G. L. BLACKBORO / GOLDSBORO, N.C. / [LIST OF NAMES]
On the east side of the base is a list of names and an unsigned Founder’s mark.
The statue may have been erected sometime in the 1920s to 1930s.
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"WWI Doughboy," Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museum, (accessed February 13, 2011) Link
Bronze statue, marble base
Company E, 119th Infantry (the Goldsboro Rifles)
The monument is positioned directly in front of the Wayne County Superior Court, looking north-northeast, away from the courthouse toward E. Walnut Street.
The Wayne County Superior Court is located in the middle of Goldsboro.