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Catalog Number 1938.100.33
Object Name Diary
Accession number 1938.100
Description Blank pages were not scanned.

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Inserted page front: Benton or Benton (Y.M.C.A) with 7th Division under Gen. Sawple. Met wife and daughter at Helen Reed's; Where is M.P.O.-705 Base Hospital No. (Josephine Hughes); 7 Villejuste 12 fr a day- 3 meals Mr. Merritt suggestion. Amer. Cut rate Druge store 38 Rue Mont Thabor; Back: 1st Sient. M. L. Booz 139th Inf. U.S.R. Las ru at Eu. % The wrauglois-Evanston, Lee; 2nd Lieut. B.L. Kessinger Cav. U.S.R.-A.E.F. Horse Cave, Ky. B.S. Woodard 1st Lieut-U.S.R. 1640 E. 13th Ave. Denver; Hotel des Frevalides Way 25-1918 and drive Pleasant "ships in the night" in leave in Paris.

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Hewey Little Co. A. 138th Inf. Hardice, Wo. (Au and Aus. D. Witte) Room 92-Nouvel; A.P.O. 753 (Limoges) James E. Walton Corp. Battery D. 77th F.A.

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Ribbon; Hauteur

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Source- 10/15/18 Room 92- Letter to be written; Blain-Moving order- Room 124; Room 44-Patnaude count casual pay; Room 46-Harry Sherman Fr. Book; Room 60 Dipitta-Box of toothpicks

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Franz Ebert chancellor; Isaac Racing Cobello 960 Park Ave New York City, N.Y; Clarence Dougherty M.F. C. # 308 A.E.F.

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Newspaper reporter met for a moment at Deurecey[?], gave me the souvenir pin; Frank A Coleagno 12 Lawrence St Yonkers, N.Y.; Ben M. Kreger 203 Middle St Portsmouth VA Ambulance Co 115 Sanitary Train 104-29th-

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Elmer Wakeley 3.u. inf Co. G. Springfield, Ohio; Ferdinand F. Wolfram Jr. Hdq. Co. 109th Inf.; 202 W. Rittenhouse St. Gtn. Phila. Pa.

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Pvt Arthur E. Becker Co. M. 137th Inf. 3 K. n. of Very Verdun Sector. Corp. Edgar B. Wilsie (St. Louis) Battery c. 128th F.A.

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Testament Abott; Booker Sources-Room 43- Sutterfield-Nouvel-Main 11/13/18 has ward overcoat

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12/14/18 Received of Miss E.E. McGee acct. Amer. Red Cross Gillette Shaving Outfit Co. 5 115th Shelly J. Shields Former prisoner)

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10/15/14 Nouvel 3rd fl-tobacco; 5th' Reichert Sweater; 3rd floor Room 78 Ritchey-egg omelet; Laita " " French fried potatoes; 1st fl. Room 14-Yerkins grapes-10 francs-; 2nd fl. Room 56 Wm F. R.C. boy-Roberts Paul Moore "

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10/19/18 (Hillwau) Herbert Warriner ward-Nouvel Left 100 fr. at field H; Henry Fulcher Left money-20 fr.; Room 57 Singleton grapes; Cot 377-4th Fl. Nicola Dipaolo Prayer book.

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Sweater; 11/14/18; Columbus Mathena Ward A-Nouvel 11/13/18

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Sternberger 605 W. 137th St N.Y.; Clements-Geneva, Ala; Lenhardt Somerset, Pa.

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3 returned prisoners (Nouvel) Leon Sternberger Co C. 165th Inf. (N.Y.) Pvt. "My dear lad" Sylvester J. Clements ("Alabama") Co. F. 167th Inf. 42nd Div.; John H. Lenhardt Co. C. 110th Inf. 28th Div. (Phila); Pvt. Howard Farmer Co. C. 166th Inf.

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Good looking, strong young westerner- Main ward, Nouvel. John R. Coonen Co. A. 28 Inf. Yakima, Wash. 19 yrs old; Abraham Jaffe Co. K. 314 Inf "Red" Mr. A. Jaffe One lpd[?] shelly 121 Chestnut St. Coatesville PA Little "Red, the Russian"

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"Tony" Tall, good looking Italian Yoli Mr. William Yoli 409-E. 100 St Ten York City made xmas stars. Co. M.-56th Inf.; 113 Fhance[?] Doran 29 106 Washington St Hoboken NJ; 113th Inf. 29th Div. Co. J. Nus is "Hoboken."

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Christmas 1918 Vittel; With the wish bone; Sgt. William David Moore Bty. C. 324 F.A.H. 144 West Columbia St. Springfield Ohio. Packed the souvenir box 12/27/18 The finest sergeant in the U.S. Army.

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Sgt. Sherman W. Edwards Hy. 108th Ammunitions Train 33rd Division. Address 163 N. Euclid Avenue. Oak Park, Illinois. Ate xmas dinner with these two.

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Man from 104th also pres now at Ores; Russell Morrin 104th Reg Co. A. Sherrill, N.Y.

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Shelby Shields imprison about a month (29th Div.) (1285860) Gave me "Gott mit us." buckle Corp. Co. J. 115th Inf. In prison since Oct 15 Hsp. near Jriveny (wounded) Dont know [?] hosp.

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Third hosp. Trier. One Amer. died- not know who. Mother Mrs. Mary R. Shields Fruitland, Md. Shot gun orde in back. Came here 12/7/18.

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Bernard Mich. Thos. Jensen (1280540) Co. E. 114th Inf. (Brother of Mich. Julius S. Jensen (1280539) co. E. 114th Inf. last saw him Oct 22-18 in Argonne Woods Just advance. Was a runner in

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Co. L. same regiment at time of engagement. Supposed to keep communcation on live bet. Co. E. and Co. F. Co. F. was practically wiped out.

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John E. Barbaner Pvt. Hdqs Co. 165th Inf. (Co. 69-N.Y) gave me epaulet Boche (13 number) prisoner 2 days took epaulet himself Laudres St. Georges Hill 263.

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Piece of shrapnel fell between his legs on motorcycle tank. Demelle Garey, Hdqs. Co. 10th Mach Gun. Oct 5-19-18 bet. Cuisy and Sept. Sarges- wounded 2 days later. From Medford, Mass.

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A.P.O. (Limoges) 753

Edward W. Pearson- Transferred- Oct 2-18 to A.P.O. 753- Sent testament- 10/15/18; Arthur E. Becker Pvt. M Co. 137th Inf. A.E.F. Anti-Tank bullet. 3 kilometers n. of Very, Verdun sector.; Allen E. Norton, 142 Sheldon St Portland, Ore. (Source) Corp. Co. L. 26th Inf. Taken off [ms. illegible] dead soldier about 5 of Oct in Verdun sector.

Loose leaf inserted in back: John L. Bowers "Right Foot Squad" (2424394) Co. C. 308th Ammunition Train. (Cleveland, O.)

From the service of Eleanor McGee, American Red Cross nurse at Base Hospital # 23 "The Nouvel" located in Vittel, Vosges, France from 1918-1919 (?).
Date n.d.
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1919
People McGee, Eleanor
Subjects World War I