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Soldier Boy Dies in England, Renville County Journal, December 6, 1918

Arthur Mahlum, of Hawk Creek, Succumb to Pneumonia in Base Hospital at Romsey, England A telegram was received by Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Mahlum on Saturday, stating that their son, Private Arthur Leonard Mahlum died of Bronchial-pneumonia in… Read More

Obituary for Sam Gilbert Collin, Renville County Journal, November 15, 1918

Sam Gilbert Collin was born in the Township of Sacred Heart, March 2, 1892, a son of Mr. & Mrs. Sven Collin. He was confirmed in Opdal Church, July 22, 1906. After having attended the common school of… Read More

War Fund Campaign, Bird Island Union, 12-12-1918

Report by Districts We give below a synopsis of the report of Renville County‚Äôs United War Fund Campaign. G. O. Bergan, Captain Sacred Heart District, cash $6084.50, pledged $4176.25, allotment $10,224.00 subscribed $10,260.75. Dr. A. M. Erickson, Captain… Read More

John Kronlokken Killed in Action, Renville County Journal, 12-5-1918

John Kronlokken, another Renville County young man, with the Expeditionary Forces in France has paid the Supreme Sacrifice. We are not informed as to just when he enlisted with what company he belonged or when he went over-seas,… Read More

Letter From Ed Wallner, Renville Star Farmer, 11-7-1918

Somewhere in England, October 11, 1918 Mr. W. A. Reid, Renville, Minn. Dear Friend Reid: It makes me blush with shame to think I did not write to you before this time. Being awful busy in military life,… Read More

Howard McBroom Funeral, Renville Star Farmer, 10-17-1918

The remains of Howard McBroom arrived from Camp Hancock, Ga., Friday night. They were accompanied by Sgt. H. Hawlek of Cincinnati, from the camp. The funeral was held Saturday forenoon and the interment was in Fairview cemetery near… Read More

Death Takes Toll From Renville Co. Soldiers in Camp, Buffalo Lake News, 10-11-1918

Several deaths in camp of Renville county soldiers occurred during the week and a number of others are reported ill. Allyn Wenz from near Hector died in Camp Grant the first of this week from influenza. He was… Read More

Letter from W.H. Ashley to Mrs. Wm. Adwell published in the Renville Star Farmer July 18, 1918

Mrs. Wm. Adwell received a letter from W.H. Ashley who was in the same company of Marines with Palmer Adwell and was only a short distance from him when he fell in battle. We are pleased to have… Read More

Memorial Services in Honor of P.A. Adwell published in the Renville Star Farmer July 11, 1918

Palmer Adwell  People of Renville Do Honor to the Memory of Marine Who Died in Battle. Church Decorated in Flowers Memorial services were held at the M. E. church Sunday afternoon in honor of Palmer Adwell, who so… Read More

Renville Boy Makes Supreme Sacrifice published in the Renville Star Farmer July 4, 1918

Palmer Adwell Message Received Tuesday Evening States That Palmer Adwell Was Killed in Action In France Everyone was going about in the even tenor of his way, reading the dailies on the war situation, meeting the expense of… Read More