“Serve my country to the last stitch”: Honoring alumni lost in World War 1
December 5, 2016
2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of American involvement in World War I. Though “The Great War” has been romanticized as a conflict in which American involvement quickly pushed a years-long stalemate into an outright Allied victory, over 100,000 American servicemen lost their lives in the conflict.
While digging through his office, Assistant Headmaster Hal Mason recently found portraits of three graduates of the high school who gave their lives in the war. These are their stories: