Uncle Dix was the forth child of Claude E. Milam Sr and Girtha Jane Fisher Milam. These are the pictures of Uncle Dix which I have been able to acquire.
Freer and his younger brother, Dix, when he was 17 years old. 1940
Dix voluntarily entered the U. S. Army on 12 FEB 1943 & was sent to Camp McCain in Mississippi.
Private C. E. Milam at Pennsylvania Military College in Chester, PA. 1943 - 1944.
Notice the whistle at his left front pocket. He was Cadet Battalion Commander.
Helen Hines and Dix with a black car. 1943
Helen Hines standing by a tree near her home. 1943
Dix and Helen Hines. 1943
Helen Hines visiting Grandfather Claude Milam and Freer's wife, Christine, on Euclid Avenue, Steubenville. 1943
Dix with Uncle Lakin's second child, Linda. 1944, before he left for Ft Bragg, NC.
Uncle Dix with their 155 mm Howitzer Cannon in Germany, 1945.
From his first day of artillery school at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on 13 APR 1944 until his last day of combat in World War II, Uncle dix was with Battery B of the 215th Field Artillery Battalion which had three such batteries: A, B and C.You may read details here .
Dix at the Widener University in Pennsylvania where he graduated on 2 FEB 1949.
Dix and Helen cut their Wedding Cake. 29 MAR 1947
Claude, Freer, Dix, Girtha, Martha and Helen in Freer's Backyard. 1961
This photo was taken after Uncle Lakin's funeral in 1979. From left to right:
Lakin's wife Aunt Clara, Dix, Martha, Freer, Christine and Helen, Dix's wife.
During the 1990s Dix restored this Porsche 914.