Category Archives: NH WW1 Military

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

More Lost Faces of WWI: American Nurses Who Died in Europe

Two years ago I first wrote about the “Gold Star” Nurses of World War I–the women who sacrificed their lives during war time. I have selected from that list women who have not formerly been written about–or at least it … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, History, Lost Faces of WW1, NH WW1 Military, Not New Hampshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Grieving Gold Star Mother Statue — Stanton Plaza at Manchester New Hampshire

One of Manchester New Hampshire’s more recent statues, and one of the few that honors women, can be found in Stanton Plaza, on the southwest corner of Pleasant Street and Elm, opposite Veterans Park. Called the Grieving Gold Star Mother, … Continue reading

Posted in History, New Hampshire Women, NH WW1 Military | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Another Heroine of WWI: Pauline Hildreth Field (1885-1919)

Pauline Hildreth Field was not born in New Hampshire, but her paternal grandmother was. Pauline¬† was one of over 160 women World War I Red Cross workers who died during service during World War I. She did not work as … Continue reading

Posted in History, New Hampshire Women, NH WW1 Military, Not New Hampshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Descendant of Rev. James MacGregor of Londonderry NH — World War One Heroine: Ruth MacGregor (1889-1918)

I was recently reviewing the list of “Gold Star Women” who had died during World War I service, and came across the name of a Delaware resident, Ruth MacGregor. Normally I would not be writing about her, then I discovered … Continue reading

Posted in History, Lost Faces of WW1, New Hampshire Women, NH WW1 Military, Not New Hampshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

New Hampshire in WWI: ARMISTICE

Today we call ‘Veterans Day’ thanks to the 1954 Congress¬† who changed the name from ‘Armistice Day.’ One hundred years ago, at the 11th hour (in France) of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice was declared, and … Continue reading

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