This plaque is located in the Hall of Flags, inside the Maine State House, State Street, Augusta, Maine.
1893 HAROLD TAYLOR ANDREWS 1917
CORPORAL COMPANY B 11TH ENGINEERS
ENLISTED MAY 15 - 1917 KILLED IN ACTION
NOVEMBER 30- 1917 AT GOUZEAUCOURT,
FRANCE DEFENDING HIMSELF
WITH PICK AND SHOVEL
THE FIRST CITIZEN OF MAINE
IN THE AMERICAN ARMY
KILLED IN ACTION DURING
THE WORLD WAR
Harold T. Andrews Memorial Commission and Maine Legislature
This bronze plaque honoring Harold T. Andrews, Maine's first soldier to perish in World War I is located in the Hall of Flags inside the Maine State House. The Maine State Legislature appropriated $2000 for the memorial. The Harold T. Andrews Memorial Commission included Col. Edward F. Anthoine of Portland, John Thomas of Portland, and Capt. John W. Healey of Skowhegan.
(Lewiston Evening Journal, October 11, 1929).
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World War I Monument, Kennebec County, Augusta, Maine by Libby Bischof, Digital Maine, Maine Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine
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