Monday, November 28, 2011
Converse County War Memorial, Douglas Wyoming
This the memorial to Converse County's war dead which is located in the Converse County Courthouse.
Amongst the individuals whose are listed on the memorial is a young man by the last name of Irvine whose lost his life in the British Royal Flying Corps. The Irvines, who had a presence in Wyoming ranching until the 1970s, were a well to do family that hailed originally from Scotland. This Irvine no doubt grew up partially in Wyoming, but was going to school in Canada when World War One broke out. Irvine California is named for the same family.