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Fairfax Boy Gets Bullet in Foot, Fairfax Standard 11-14-1918

Word From Wilbur Lammers Tells of Wound by Machine Gun Bullet Chas. Lammers received a letter from his son, Wilbur (Wilbert), yesterday stating that he had been wounded. Wilbur does not go into details regarding his injury, any… Read More

William Bruggeman, Fairfax Standard, 11-14-1918

Schrapnel Wound Takes Young Man – William Bruggeman Gives His Life in Devoted Service to Country After weeks of suspense and anxiety following the report of injury to her son, William, on the battlefield in France, Mrs. Bruggeman… Read More

Letter From Henry H Kiecker, Fairfax Standard, 11-14-1918

Henry H. Kiecker, who is with the American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia, writes and interesting letter to his brother, Alfred: Siberia, Oct. 13, 1918. Hello, Brother: Well I just had dinner, so I will write a few lines…. Read More

Watching Aeroplanes

The following letter from Clarence A. Buehler tells something of his experience in France:Dear Mother and all:Will write you a few lines and let you know that I am well and feeling fine. I have been moving around… Read More

He Likes France Fairfax Standard 10-24-1918

Dear Folks,Shall write a few lines to let you know I am well and like it fine over here. I have seen quite a bit of the country since I got over here. Of course things are a… Read More

Otto Semerud, Soldier’s Funeral Held Saturday, Fairfax Standard, 10-17-1918

Large Attendance of People To Pay Last Respects To Soldier Boy The first time this community has been called upon to pay honor to the dead in those who are either defending or preparing to defend our country… Read More

Letter from Reuben Fairfax Standard October 10, 1918

Camp Humphrey, Va., Sept. 22, 1918Dear Folks,I have plenty of time this evening to write a few letters. there have been so many sick in ur company and other companies that it makes double the work for the… Read More

Death of Soldier Fairfax Standard October 10, 1918

Mr. and Mrs. John Semerud received a telegram from the War department at Washington, Saturday of last week announcing the death of their son, Otto. Only a few hours before they received a telegram telling of Otto’s serious… Read More

SEVERELY WOUNDED IN ACTION IN FRANCE Fairfax Standard October 10, 1918

Mrs. Benjamin Bruggeman Receives Telegram Telling that Her Son William is Wounded The sad news reached Fairfax last Saturday stating that one of the boys of which every citizen is justly proud, William H. Bruggeman, had fallen a… Read More

Letter From France Fairfax Standard October 3, 1918

Dear Folks:I have moved twice and stayed a couple of days in each place since I wrote the last post card.By the time this reaches you, you probably will have threshed. Tell me how you worked things and… Read More