Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
A memorial service will be held for Corporal Esca McCord at 11:00am on September 22, 2018, at Weaver Cemetery. Corporal McCord was killed in action on September 26, 1918, while defending the St Mihiel Sector. He served with Company H, 359th Regiment, 90th Infantry Division.
Esca was from Weaver, Texas. His parents arranged for the return of his remains after the war and he was buried in Weaver Cemetery. The memorial service will include a color guard, the Sulphur Springs High School Choir, and a tribute speech that will include the reading of the names of 30 Hopkins County men who lost their lives during WWI.
To learn more about Corp. McCord's story, see NBC 5's Memorial Day coverage of him.
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