New Hampshire WWI Military: Private Emile St. Hilaire of Berlin NH (1889-1918)

Emile St. Hilaire was born 1 June 1889 at Saint-Romuald, Levis, PQ Canada, the son of Procul & Arthemise (Nolin) St. Hilaire. His siblings included: Lea, Yvonne, and Marie Anna (who later married Ernest J. Perron).

Emile would have grown up and attended school in a village school in Levis Canada. His family moved to Berlin, New Hampshire after 1901 when they are shown in the Canadian Census in Levi, Quebec Canada, and before 1910 when the the family is established in Berlin, Coos County, New Hampshire. Continue reading

The Lost Faces of World War One — Part Nine

This is the continuation of a series of stories about men who died in World War 1, and whose photographs appeared in a publication called “Our Nation’s Roll of Honor.” The original post and explanation can be found at this link.  There will also be a complete listing of all the names researched at that same blog post.

LOST FACES OF WORLD WAR ONE: Our Nation’s Roll of Honor — Part Nine


GILL Bernard McLoud OKCorporal Bernard A. Gill
Killed in Action

Bernard A. Gill was born about 1890 in Kansas, son of Barnard & Catharine Gill.  In 1910 he was living with his family in Bales, Pottawatomie Co., OK.  His siblings included: Francis Gill, Thomas Gill, Michael Gill and Roger Gill.  Prior to living in Oklahoma, they had lived in Kansas and Louisiana. Continue reading