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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private Willie J. Bacon of Rumney

There seemed to be a great deal of confusion over which state should claim Private Willie J. Bacon for his World War I service. Both Rumney Missouri (MO) and Rumney Maine (ME) were suggested places, I suppose because the state … Continue reading

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A Gold Star Mother’s Trip to France: Mrs. Nora G. (Hamblett) Weld of Canaan NH

When the United States Government issued an invitation to each mother and widow of a deceased soldier, whose remains rested in the American Cemeteries in France, to visit that place, I accepted the invitation. It had been my wish that … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: 1Lt Sydney Wentworth Beauclerk of Concord NH (1895-1918)

Sydney [Sidney] Wentworth Beauclerk was born on 10 October 1895 in Irasburg VT the only child of William Preston & Jennie M. (Hayward) Beauclerk. W. Preston, was a physician and surgeon who had practiced in Contoocook from 1896-1903, and in … Continue reading

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