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15 Names to be Read at Doughboy Ceremony

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Today [Aug 30] is the final Friday of the month, the day of the Hobart Marine Corps League Howlin' Mad Detachment Number 93 Doughboy ceremony where the names of fallen soldiers are read out loud – fifteen names are being read tonight. The public is invited to the service, which starts at 5 pm at the Hobart Doughboy statue at 7th and Main. Doughboy was a term used to describe US infantrymen of the American Expeditionary Force during World War One. Last montn, the Hobart Marine Corps league marked their 3rd anniversary of reading the names, a three-year total that stands at over 16-hundred.
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