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Corporal Maurice Jones Dies at Camp Cody, N. Mex., Morton Enterprise 11-1-1918

Corporal Maurice Jones, a former member of Co. L. of Redwood Falls, died Thursday morning, October 24, at Camp Cody, New Mexico.Corporal Jones was born Mar. 8, 1892, and at the time of his death was 26 years… Read More

Funeral of Lieut F L Hammerstrand, Renville County Journal, 11-8-1918

The funeral services of Lieut. Frank L. Hammerstrand were held Thursday afternoon, Oct. 24 at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew G. Hammerstrand, on South Washington Street. A quartette composed of Misses Edna Larson and… Read More

Private Joseph Martin, Franklin Tribune 11-7-1918

Word has been received that Private Joseph Martin, who enlisted in the United States army May 29th, last, and sailed for France in August, was killed in Action on October 28th.Joseph Martin was born January 22, 1890, in… Read More

Corp. Julius Jensen Dies In France, Franklin Tribune, 11-7-1918

Went to Camp Wadsworth, S.C., July 25 and Shortly Afterwards Went Overseas Saturday afternoon, November 2, a telegram was received by Mr. and Mrs. Hans Jensen from Washington, D.C. bringing the sad news that their oldest son, Julius… Read More

Peter Winkler Dies at Camp Grant, Buffalo Lake News, 10-25-1918

Last Sunday Mr. Andrew Winkler received a message from Camp Grant, Ill., announcing the death of his brother, Peter J. Winkler, which occurred at 10:10 a.m. that day. His death resulted from influenza contracted at camp. Although he… Read More

William Herman Tolzman Obituary, Renville Star Farmer, 10-24-1918

Died in Camp William Herman Tolzman, oldest son of Fred Tolzman, was born near Olivia the 13th day of September 1895 and during the same year was baptized in the name to the triune God. After receiving religious… Read More

Otto Stoa Obituary, Sacred Heart Journal, 10-11-1918

Otto E. Stoa born at Victor, Marshall County, N.D., October 27, 1891, was the youngest of seven children. His parents were zealous in giving him a Christian training. After his confirmation he went to college, two years at… Read More

Former Renville Boy Killed Aug. 17, Renville Star Farmer, 9-19-1918

Sgt. Mattson Accidently Killed While on Duty With Marines in France – Graduated From High School Here. Although one may expect casualties from the front in France, it was with a feeling of sadness that on Friday we… Read More

Another, Hero Gone Bird Island Union 10-24-1918

Helmet Thomas Killed in Action Word was received here on Monday evening; between seven and eight o’clock, that Helmet Thomas, son of Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Thomas of this place was killed in action in France on September… Read More

Two Soldiers Die in Camp, Olivia Times, 10-17-1918

Frank C. Spevacek and Wm. Tolzman Succomb to Influenza While in Service: Left Olivia as Companions, Remains Shipped to Olivia and Danube For Burial in Home Cemetery The remains of two soldier boys, Frank C. Spevacek and Wm…. Read More