War Memorials of Wisconsin

M1 / M114 155mm howitzer

The U.S. Army adopted the M1 155mm howitzer in 1941. During WWII it proved to be one of the best artillery pieces of its type in the world. After WWII it was renamed the M114 and continued to serve through the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

There are 14 known M1/M114 155mm howitzers on display in Wisconsin.  They are at the following locations:

City Located Photo(s) Gun info Mount info Location GPS Map(s)
Arcadia, WI M1A2: Watervliet Arsenal 1985 Serial No.7458 M1A1: Lufkin
Fdy. & Mach. Co.
1943 No.494
Memorial Park, 435 E Gavney Rd.
(gun pointing West)
N 44 14.432'
W 91 29.617'
Arcadia, WI M1A2: Watervliet Arsenal 1985 Serial No.6949 M1A2:
The Oliver Corp.
1955 No.4869
Memorial Park, 435 E Gavney Rd.
(gun pointing North)
N 44 14.445'
W 91 29.601'
Briggsville, WI n/a M1A2 ? city park,
Y-intersection of Hwy. A & Hwy. 23
N 43 39.231'
W 89 35.164'
Caledonia, WI M1A2: Watervliet Arsenal 1985 Serial No.7510 M1A2:
The Oliver Corp.
19?? No.????
Am. Legion Post 494, 4227 Hwy 41 / I-94 (East frontage road) N 42 46.533'
W 87 57.174'
Camp Douglas, WI M114A2 M1A2: Lufkin
Fdy. & Mach. Co.
1944 No.631
Volk Field,
Wisc. National Guard Museum
N 43 55.655'
W 90 15.830'
Coon Valley, WI M1A1: Watervliet Arsenal 1976 Serial No.0997 M1A?: No.4914 Am. Legion Post 116, Park St. off of Hwy 61, West edge of town N 43 42.201'
W 91 01.166'
Fort McCoy, WI M114A2 ? Fort McCoy Equipment Park N 44 01.153'
W 90 39.837'
Genesee Depot, WI M1/M114 ? Genesee Town Park,
West edge of town
N 42 58.052'
W 91 22.870'
Howards Grove, WI M1A1? M1A1: RIA
1943 No.1894
Memorial Park,
N River Parkway
N 43 50.235'
W 87 49.080'
Lowell, WI M1A2: Watervliet Arsenal 1983 Serial No.0?5? M1A2: RIA
1956 No.5321
VFW Post 9392,
280 South St
N 43 20.194'
W 88 49.161'
Marshfield, WI M1A2: Watervliet Arsenal 1984 Serial No.6696 M1A2:
The Oliver Corp.
1955 No.5054
Wisc. National Guard Armory,
319 West 29th St
N 44 38.488'
W 90 11.204'
Mequon, WI M1A2: Watervliet Arsenal 198_ Serial No. ____ M1A2: RIA
1956 No.2___
Am. Legion Post 457,
6006 W Mequon Rd.
N 43 13.298'
W 87 59.057'
Strum, WI M1A2: Watervliet Arsenal 1984 Serial No.6767 M1A?:
1943 No.1454
VFW Post 6550 memorial, Hwy 10
(E Balsam St) & Woodland Dr
N 44 33.435'
W 91 23.190'
Sussex, WI M1A2: Watervliet Arsenal 1980 Serial No.5356 M1A2:
The Oliver Corp.
1956 No.5208
Wisc. National Guard Armory, Armory Dr & Maple Ave N 43 07.245'
W 88 13.259'


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