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New Hampshire WWI Military: They Died of Disease

The United States World War One Centennial Commission has published an excellent narrative on the infectious diseases of World War I. The so-called Spanish Flu (that was not Spanish at all) was the primary killer of the World War I … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Wolfeboro

At least one hundred and ten men by the count on the Wolfeboro WWI monument, went off to serve in the United States military in various branches during World War I. When the war ended, not all would return, for … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Newmarket

Though small in population, the town of Newmarket New Hampshire contributed between 4-5% of its total population to military service. The remaining citizens each participated in some way, either through careful rationing, home gardens, holding fund raisers, making contributions to … Continue reading

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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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