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Catalog Number 2010.44.17
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2010.44
Description Date Letter Written: October 28, 1918
Letter Written By: Claude E. Gashmis
Letter Written To: Lawrence F. Bruegging

Full transcription of letter:

A.P.O. 740
France
28, Oct. 1918

Sgt. Bruegging

I am sorry to inform you that your friend Wagener Hurd Neigel was killed by shell fire on the night of July 15th on the Marne River near the town of Bourdon. He was delivering ration to the company to which he was attached and was killed by the barrage put over by the German.

Claude E. Gashmis
Capt. 38th



From the service of 2nd Lt. Lawrence F. Bruegging, Quartermaster Corps, AEF
Date n.d.
People Bruegging, Lawrence F.
Subjects World War I
Death announcement
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