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“Sandstorm Division” Hector Mirror 10-31-1918

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Word was received in Hector the past week that the “Sandstorm Division,” long stationed at Camp Cody, had at last arrived over seas and we’ll be they were a happy bunch. To this Division belongs seven Hector boys who enlisted a year and a half ago, and were known as the “Cradle Roll” as they were all High school boys who were eager for the fray. They have waited long and patiently for the word to “go across” and now their wish has been gratified and their months of training will bear good fruit. There names are John S. Nelson, Chauncey Jerpe, Rudolph Anderson, Dick Reidler, Ludwig Beske, Carl Wells and Carrol Hesson.