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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Francestown

Francestown was, and still is, a rural community southwest of Manchester, New Hampshire.  In 1910 before the World War the town’s population was 602. Just a few years after the war in 1920 the census had drastically dropped to 363, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Bethlehem

Though a small New Hampshire town, Bethlehem sent at least 53 of its young men and women to service during World War I. In addition, those who stayed behind also worked for the war effort as the White Mountain Echo … 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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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Peterborough

When the United States entered the World War in April of 1917, the citizens of Peterborough rallied to service.  Over 100 men joined or rejoined the armed service branches in some capacity. By the time the war ended, four gold … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Pittsfield

In August of 1919 the town of Pittsfield New Hampshire held its (then) grandest Old Home Day celebration. The young men and women of the town who had served in the military and other service capacities were recently home from … Continue reading

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