Monthly Archives: January 2018

New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Mont Vernon

On Tuesday September 9, 1919 the Nashua Telegraph newspaper conveniently published the following article on page 3. MONT VERNON. Sept. 9. The following is this town’s Roll of Honor of the men who served–in the World War and whom this … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military of New Hampshire, NH WW1 Military | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

New Hampshire WWI Military: Lieutenant Paul E. Corriveau USMC of Concord NH (1893-1918)

Paul Edouard [Edward] Corriveau was born 2 October 1893 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, son of Paul & Sarah (Patoine) Corriveau. Paul had siblings, Eugene Joseph (1889), Joseph, Peter Joseph (1892, m. Katherine Dowd), Albert (m. Alida C. Dufrene), … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military of New Hampshire, NH WW1 Military | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

100 Years Ago: Heatless Mondays

Many World War I researchers have read about “Meatless Mondays” in the United States–an effort to conserve on meat and other commodities in order to be able to ship more food to Europe. A little known conservation of fuel was … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military of New Hampshire, NH WW1 Military | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Dover

The City of Dover New Hampshire dedicated six historic monuments and markers to those who served and died during World War I. In this article, I focus on the largest of these, located in front of the Dover Municipal Building … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military of New Hampshire, NH WW1 Military | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

New Hampshire’s First Flights and Early Aviators

A story on aviation was reported in the Portsmouth Herald on 13 September 1940.  At that time the New Hampshire State Planning and Development Commission for state airport development provided a basic listing of aviation firsts along with their recommendations … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, History, New Hampshire Aviation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments