World War I

Wounded Men Are Jolly – WW1 Letter from Gertrude Brogan To Her Sister

France, Nov. 7, 1918 Dear Sister, Here I come again to let you know that I am still “over here” doing my bit.  I am still at the same place I was when I wrote you last and suppose I will be here some time, so am sending the address of this hospital for the next letter that you write me. It still rains quite a bit here but I am getting used to it, so do not mind it so much but do not th ...[Read More]

William Wade Renfro – WWI Servicemen Sponsorship 2018

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Cyril H Parker and Clipperton Island

Tom Fennell- WWI Servicemen Sponsorship 2018

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John Arterberry- WWI Servicemen Sponsorship 2017

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Albert Arterberry- WWI Servicemen Sponsorship 2017

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Burnett Cecil Pierce (1894-1977)

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Id:        20 Veteran Name:           Pierce, Burnette C. Place of Birth:             Tyler, Smith County, Texas Birth or age:   25 July 1894 Residence:       Tyler, Smith County, Texas Enlistment place:        Tyler, Smith County, Texas Ind-Enlist- Service Branch:    USA Enl Date:         19 September 1917 Unit Regt:       359th Infantry, Company L Division:          90th Rank:   pfc Overseas:    ...[Read More]

Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I-19171203

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From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, December 3, 1917:   Letter From Camp Travis Promotions Come to Tyler Boys – Studying French   Camp Travis, November 27, 1917. The holiday will soon be here and the boys at Camp Travis are looking forward to them with pleasure. Thanksgiving is just two days off now, and we will have a big Football game and many other events that day to entertain us. Our Tha ...[Read More]

Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I-19171108

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Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I is going to be a regular weekly feature in celebration of the centennial of the United States entering World War I. From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, November 8, 1917.   Lieut. Edelle Parker Writes Interesting Letter About War From “Somewere in France”   Mr. W.H. Parker, of the Cotton Belt general offices, is just in receipt of a very fine lett ...[Read More]

Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I-19171102

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Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I is going to be a regular weekly feature in celebration of the centennial of the United States entering World War I. From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, November 2, 1917:   Interesting Letter From Tyler Soldier At Camp Travis Company L, 359th Infantry, Camp Travis, Texas, Oct. 13. Mr. F. W. Bowron, Tyler, Texas, Dear Sir: – I have been so busy si ...[Read More]