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Harvey Stich

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Collection Harvey Stich
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Description Gelatin print of Harvey Stich.
Year Range from 1916
Event World War I
Year range to 1917
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust portrait of Harvey Stich in civilian clothing. Copy made circa 1935 from original P2003.15.2. Taken prior to his service in World War I.
Harvey Stich was the son of Charles Stich. He was born in Nekimi on February 15, 1898. The family moved to Oshkosh when he was young. He worked in the press room of Diamond Match Company. He enlisted in Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard in March 1917 and was sent to Camp Douglas in July 1917. Company F became Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion, 42nd Division and left for France in October 1917. He served in every action and was in the Army of Occupation in Luxumbourg. He died there December 27, 1918 of pneumonia. He was burried in France, but was disinterred and returned to Oshkosh in September 1920. He is burried in Doty Street Lutheran Cemetery.
Object ID P2003.15.8
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Stich, Harvey
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 4" x 6"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
World War I
2nd Wisconsin National Guard
42nd Division
150th Machine Gun Battalion
Casualties
Death
Death & burial
Title Harvey Stich
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