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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Hooksett

Hooksett New Hampshire even today is a relatively small town. Its southern portion (the village of South Hooksett) is adjacent to the City of Manchester. In 1917 when the United States entered The Great War (WWI) Hooksett only had between … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Exeter

At Exeter New Hampshire’s town meeting of March 1919, a committee was appointed to consider the building of a memorial to the soldiers and sailors of the town. They recommended a sum not to exceed $10,000 be appropriated to remodel … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Veteran’s Day and Its Heroes

On November 11 of each year the citizens of New Hampshire, and all of the United States celebrate “Veterans Day.” Originally this day was called Armistice Day, as November 11, 1918 was generally regarded as the end of World War … Continue reading

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Concord NH World War I Heroes, Twin Brothers: Ernest Potter Runnells and Ellsworth Potter Runnells (1894-?)

Twin brothers from New Hampshire

were simultaneously decorated with French and American crosses on December 17, 1918, in the only … Continue reading

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Runnells Brothers, Heroes of WWI

Watch for upcoming article about twin Brothers, Ernest Potter Runnells and Ellsworth Potter Runnells of Concord NH
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