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  • German Air Raids, Weekly Shower Bath and U.S. Newspapers Enjoyed by Ambler
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Jun 1918, p. 6     Letter from Chester P. Ambler, 1013 Wilmette avenue, to his mother from France. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Jun 1918, p. 6   Letter from Chester P. Ambler, 1013 Wilmette avenue, to his mother from France. ...
  • Indians for Service
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1918, p. 2     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1918, p. 2   ...
  • Wilmette man lauds work of war chiefs
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1918, 1, 2     H.J. Burbach of the 149th writes of great being accomplished by the United States. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1918, 1, 2   H.J. Burbach of the 149th writes of great being accomplished by the United States. ...
  • No insomnia among Uncle Sam's troops
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Apr 1918, p. 1, column 2     Letter to Mrs. Hubert C. Ambler, 1015 Wilmette avenue, from her son, Chester Ambler, of the American Expeditionary Forces in France. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Apr 1918, p. 1, column 2   Letter to Mrs. Hubert C. Ambler, 1015 Wilmette avenue, from her son, Chester Ambler, of the American Expeditionary Forces in France. ...
  • Good Eats and Bad Bunks on Transport
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 May 1918, p. 7, column 2     Pens interesting letter while crossing Atlantic as U.S. Soldier [Sherman M. Sykes] Sherman Mead Sykes...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 May 1918, p. 7, column 2   Pens interesting letter while crossing Atlantic as U.S. Soldier [Sherman M. Sykes] Sherman Mead Sykes...
  • Kenilworth Flyer Among the Missing [Charles P. Macklin]
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Jun 1918, p. 1, column 1     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Jun 1918, p. 1, column 1   ...
  • Walter Campana Loses Life in Plane Crash Near Malden
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944     Pvt. Walter Campana, age 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic M. Campana, 251 Linden avenue, Wilmette, lost his life September 21 in a plane crash near Malden, Mo.Funeral services were held Saturday morning at St. Francis Xavier church, with burial in Calvary. Besides his parents, Private Campana is survived ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944   Pvt. Walter Campana, age 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic M. Campana, 251 Linden avenue, Wilmette, lost his life September 21 in a plane crash near Malden, Mo.Funeral services ...
  • S-Sgt. Hoffmeyer Killed in Action Sept. 8 in India
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7     S/Sgt. Henry G. Hoffmeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Hoffmeyer, 1418 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, was killed in action September 8 in India, according to a notification from the War Department received Thursday of last week by his wife, Judith, of Lake Villa. Sergeant Hoffmeyer, who was 29 years ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7   S/Sgt. Henry G. Hoffmeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Hoffmeyer, 1418 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, was killed in action September 8 in India, according to a notification from the ...
  • Wilmette officer returns from tour of duty in Iraq
    NewspaperImageText  Ken Goze, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Feb 2004, Section News, 5, 12     Wilmette Police officer Diane Grassi is back on the local force after spending more than half of the past three years on homeland security in Iraq. Photo p. 5 and on p.12...
    NewspaperImageText  Ken Goze, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Feb 2004, Section News, 5, 12   Wilmette Police officer Diane Grassi is back on the local force after spending more than half of the past three years on homeland security in Iraq. Photo p. 5 and ...
  • Capt. [Grover M.] Hermann [Jr.] is Killed in Action on German Front
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 7     Capt. Grover M. Hermann, Jr., 29, who lived at 82 Essex road, Winnetka, was killed in action in Germany on January 26. He is survived by his widow, Barbara; a daughter, Marta, 2 months old; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grover M. Hermann; a sister, Shirley; and a brother, Robert, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 7   Capt. Grover M. Hermann, Jr., 29, who lived at 82 Essex road, Winnetka, was killed in action in Germany on January 26. He is survived by his widow, Barbara; a ...
  • Popular Automobile Manager Leaves for France With U. S. Engineers in Army Transport Service
    NewspaperImageText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jan 1918, p. 1     Edward H. Weihe, formerly manager of Weihe Motor Sales Company of Wilmette, sailed last week with a division of United States engineers for "somewhere in France." Mr. Weihe will serve with the motor division of the American expeditionary forces. The offices of the company at 621 W. Railroad avenue will ...
    NewspaperImageText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jan 1918, p. 1   Edward H. Weihe, formerly manager of Weihe Motor Sales Company of Wilmette, sailed last week with a division of United States engineers for "somewhere in France." Mr. Weihe will serve ...
  • Social Activites and Personal Mention
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Mar 1918, p. 4     Photograph Mrs. St. Clair Stobart...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Mar 1918, p. 4   Photograph Mrs. St. Clair Stobart...
  • Newsmakers
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Apr 2010, p. 69     Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University, has fellowship from the Materils Research Society (MRS)

    Coast Guard Seaman Patricia C. Lyons, Loyola Academy graduate, graduated from the United States Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N.J.

    Mair Hill of Wilmette, independent distributor for Reliv International, won ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Apr 2010, p. 69   Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University, has fellowship from the Materils Research Society (MRS)

    Coast Guard Seaman Patricia C. Lyons, Loyola Academy graduate, graduated from the United ...
  • Pfc. Theodore Wall Reported by Army as Killed in Action
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Mar 1945, p. 1     Pfc. Theodore E. Wall, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. John V. Wall of 1028 Isabella street, Wilmette, has been listed by the War Department as killed in action March 2. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Mar 1945, p. 1   Pfc. Theodore E. Wall, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. John V. Wall of 1028 Isabella street, Wilmette, has been listed by the War Department as killed in action March ...
  • Lt. W. D. [William Dayton] Durham, Prisoner of Japs, Reported Killed
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Jul 1945, p. 4     Mrs. Frank D. McPhelim of Harlingen, Tex., formerly of 1630 Highland avenue (sic), Wilmette, received word from the War department that her son, 2nd Lt. William Dayton Durham, had been killed on October 24, 1944, when a boat transporting American prisoners of the Japanese from the Philippines was sunk by ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Jul 1945, p. 4   Mrs. Frank D. McPhelim of Harlingen, Tex., formerly of 1630 Highland avenue (sic), Wilmette, received word from the War department that her son, 2nd Lt. William Dayton Durham, had been ...
  • Village Responsible to Soldier's Family
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 5     Mrs. Katherine M. Briggs, director of the home service section of the Chicago Chapter of the Red Cross, spoke at Northwestern University. The department advises and aids the dependents of soldiers and sailors in this district. Communities are encouraged to assist the families of military personnel if they are struggling. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 5   Mrs. Katherine M. Briggs, director of the home service section of the Chicago Chapter of the Red Cross, spoke at Northwestern University. The department advises and aids the dependents of ...
  • Banker's son enters U.S. flying school: Albert K. Scheidenhelm
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Sep 1918, p. 1, column 4     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Sep 1918, p. 1, column 4   ...
  • Gas officer, Lieutenant Bruce W. Thayer, relates interesting phase of big fight in a letter
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Aug 1918, p. 1, column 2     Letter dated 28 June 1918, written by Lieutenant Bruce W. Thayer to his family from France. Thayer is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thayer, 522 Central Avenue. Lt. Thayer has been serving with the American Expeditionary Forces as a gas officer since September 1917. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Aug 1918, p. 1, column 2   Letter dated 28 June 1918, written by Lieutenant Bruce W. Thayer to his family from France. Thayer is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thayer, 522 Central Avenue. ...
  • Remember those whose military homecomings were not celebrations [editorial]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 2009, p. 12     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 2009, p. 12   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library. ...
  • A Yank's observations in France [extracts from letters of Edward Weihe of 144 Hill St.]
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1918, p. 3, column 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1918, p. 3, column 1   ...
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