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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

Letter from A.F. Stangor from France Renville Star Farmer 10-24-1918

Somewhere in France, September 25, 1918Dear Folks:Just thought I would drop you a few lings letting you know that I am well and am feeling fine. I don’t think that a soldier gets sick anyway. We sure are… Read More

Letter from Winston R. George from France, Renville Star Farmer, 10-24-1918

With American Expeditionary Forces, France, September 22, 1918 Dear Sir: Am getting your paper now and thanks very much. I am not back for a short rest but expect to be back at it soon. The “Hun” has… Read More

Letter from Willis McBroom in France, Renville Star Farmer, 10-17-1918

Sunday afternoon about 3:30 Dearest Mother and all: Will drop you a letter this afternoon to let you know that I am well and enjoying myself over here in France. This forenoon Wood and I went down to… Read More

Letter From Lester Smith, Renville Star Farmer, 10-17-1918

Shaubury Salop, Eng., Sept. 23, ‘18 Dear Mr. Reid: You will no doubl be surprised to hear from me, but I am going to write a little anyway. I have been pretty busy and when we are not… 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

2901 Registered in the County Renville Star Farmer 09-19-1918

The following are the number of men registered i nthe county by precincts, tht had not already registered, between the ages of 18 and 45, inclusive. The total number registered in the county on Sept. 12 was 2,901…. Read More

Operates Machine Gun Renville Star Farmer October 3, 1918

The following is a letter received by Geo. Packer from this friend W.J. Ashley in France and on the battle line. It gives a graphic account of is experience in battle and how he was hit:Somewhere in France,… Read More

Letters from Boys Renville Star Farmer October 3, 1918

France, Aug. 29, 1918Dear Sister Shirley:Two of your letters have reached me O.K. I’ll bet you people at home had a swell time at the lakes this summer.Palmer Adwell’s parents must feel very badly over his heath but… Read More

Letter From Manley Alsaker, Renville Star Farmer, 10-3-1918

Aix-Les-Bains, Sept. 6, 1918 Dear Mr. Reid: This trip of many may be of interest to you, to show you what the army does for us when they send us on our seven day leave. Aix-Les-Bains as you… Read More