Category Archives: NH WW1 Military

Stories of men and women of New Hampshire who were heroes of WWI

New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Moultonborough

Moultonborough New Hampshire’s WWI monument today sits in front of the Moultonborough Library at 4 Holland Street where it was dedicated on Memorial Day in 1931. Jane Rice of the Historical Society aptly describes the local history of Memorial Day … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Amherst

During WWI all the citizens of Amherst were involved in some way. By October of 1917 the National Liberty Loan Committee had placed Amherst in a “zone” along with Milford, Wilton, Lyndeborough, Temple, Mont Vernon and Hollis, to raise subscriptions … Continue reading

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New Hampshire in WWI: The Supreme Sacrifice

I had a conversation recently with a man who had researched World War One for six months and put together an exhibition about local men involved. Briefly we discussed the term “supreme sacrifice,” as I mentioned that I thought his … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Benton

When the United States entered WWI, the town of Benton New Hampshire had about 200 residents (219 in 1910, 177 by 1920).  Of these at least four men went into military service. One would not return home alive. When the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Holderness

Holderness in Grafton Co. New Hampshire has been, from it’s beginning, a farming community. Today its population swells during the summer months when vacationers and tourists arrive to enjoy the water views, cool breezes and boating or swimming.  When the … Continue reading

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