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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

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

Olivia Boy Dies For His Country, Olivia Times, 10-10-1918

William Erickson Killed in Battle While Fighting in Defense of Old Glory: Remain Buried in France; Left Olivia Last April and a Few Months Later Was Sent to France Somewhere beneath the blue skies of France in a… Read More

He Fought and Bled For America, Bird Island Union, 9-26-1918

A bright gold star has been added to the 51 blue on the service flag in S. Mary’s Church. About a year ago, one of our dear boys bade adieu to home and country, to all that was… Read More

Abner Rude, Killed In Action, Renville County Journal, September 6, 1918

Abner, a son of Mr. & Mrs. T.A. Rude, formerly residents of Sacred Heart, but now of South St. Paul, was killed in action in France on August 8th. Abner was 22 yrs. Old, a private in the… Read More