Memorial services for fallen Maine soldiers, Portland, 1919

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A memorial service for fallen Portland and South Portland WWI soldiers was held on November 11, 1919. The service was sponsored by the families of two soldiers who passed: Harold T. Andrews and Stewart P. Morrill. One of the names on list of those honored is Herbert G. Cobb, one of three Cobb brothers to enlist in military service when the U.S. took part in the war.

The program outlines the different aspects of the memorial service, such as songs and speeches. The men honoring the fallen soldiers were a combination of U.S. Army men, clergymen, college scholars, as well as the Mayor of Portland, C. B. Clarke.

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About This Item

  • Title: Memorial services for fallen Maine soldiers, Portland, 1919
  • Creator: American U.S. Legion
  • Creation Date: 1919-11-11
  • Subject Date: 1919-11-11
  • Local Name: City Hall
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: Me
  • Media: Print on paper
  • Dimensions: 18.5 cm x 12.7 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2824, Box 2/7
  • Collection: Cobb brothers World War I correspondence
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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