|Title||B&W photograph of the Oscar A. Hix Memorial dedication ceremony, South Thomaston, Maine, August 1923|
|Collection||Wessaweskeag Historical Society Photograph Collection|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Caption||Hix Memorial dedication ceremony, South Thomaston, Maine, August 1923|
|Scope & Content||
B&W photograph of the Hix Memorial dedication ceremony, August, 1923. The photo shows attendees waiting for the ceremony to begin.
Corporal Oscar A. Hix was the first and possibly only South Thomaston man to die in World War I. Hix, a member of Company L, 30th U.S. Infantry, died July 15, 1918, at Château-Thierry, France. He was 25 years old.
The memorial was restored in 2008.
An 8½"x11" printout of the digital image is stored in a Hollinger box.
Hix, Oscar A.
South Thomaston, Maine
World War, 1914-1918
|Year Range from||1918|
|Year Range to||1923|