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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 Farmington

On April 6, 1917 the U.S. formally entered the First World War. The Farmington (NH) News newspaper that was published the same day seemed quiet tame for headlines, except for page 4 where “DANGER FROM GERMAN INVASION” explained why New … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Westmoreland

When the United States entered the World War (now called WWI), the town of Westmoreland, in Cheshire County, New Hampshire had between 600 and 750 residents.  The town sent its full complement of men to service in the military, with … Continue reading

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New Hampshire in World War I: U.S. Coast Guard Surfman George Henry Stenstream of Hampton and Rye

World War I was a war that most people wanted to forget. It was a terrible time both for the brave men and women in service, but also for those who remained at home. No one was safe from the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Bath

Even though Bath had less than 1000 residents,  the Town of Bath sent its full quota plus some to service during World War I. At least thirty-two men left for service but two did not return. By 1920 the resident … Continue reading

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