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  • Big Fight Remindful of Fourth of July Says Robert Lobanoff, One of the Boys
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Sep 1918, p. 2     Excerpts from letters written by Robert M. Lobanoff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul F. Lobanoff, 1118 Greenleaf avenue, with 120th Field Artillery, 32nd Division. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Sep 1918, p. 2   Excerpts from letters written by Robert M. Lobanoff, son of Mr. and ...
  • Careful Addressing Speeds Mail to the Navy Boys
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Aug 1918, p. 8     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Aug 1918, p. 8   ...
  • Gas officer, Lieutenant Bruce W. Thayer, relates interesting phase of big fight in a letter
    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. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Aug 1918, p. 1, column 2   Letter dated 28 June 1918, written by Lieutenant Bruce W. Thayer to ...
  • German Air Raids, Weekly Shower Bath and U.S. Newspapers Enjoyed by Ambler
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Jun 1918, p. 6     Letter from Chester P. Ambler, 1013 Wilmette avenue, to his mother from France. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Jun 1918, p. 6   Letter from Chester P. Ambler, 1013 Wilmette avenue, to his mother from ...
  • Good Eats and Bad Bunks on Transport
    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...
    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] ...
  • Lauds French Courtesy Toward U. S. Soldiers
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1918, p. 8     Harvey Skewes of Wilmette has written a letter to his mother telling of his experiences enroute to France and in the training camps there. It is dated July 25, 1918. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1918, p. 8   Harvey Skewes of Wilmette has written a letter to his mother telling ...
  • Letter from son, Sgt. Marshall Davies
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 May 1918, p. 3, column 2     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 May 1918, p. 3, column 2   ...
  • "Life at the front not bad", ltr Private R.M. Ketchum, Battery D, 149th U.S.F.A.
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 May 1918, p. 1, column 3     Son of Mrs. W. D. Ketchum, 1054 Linden Ave ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 May 1918, p. 1, column 3   Son of Mrs. W. D. Ketchum, 1054 Linden Ave ...
  • Mrs. H.C. [Hubert C.] Ambler; 1015 Wilmette Ave.; Excerpt of letter from son, Chester
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jul 1918, p. 1, column 3     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jul 1918, p. 1, column 3   ...
  • No insomnia among Uncle Sam's troops
    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. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Apr 1918, p. 1, column 2   Letter to Mrs. Hubert C. Ambler, 1015 Wilmette avenue, from her son, ...
  • "Over the Top": First North to "go over" relates thrilling tale of Hun defeat
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Mar 1918, 1, 2     A description of an engagement with the Germans at the battle of Messines Ridge is contained in a letter by Lieut. Vaughan M. Lavery, British General Staff, and an officer in the Third Tunneling company, Canadian Engineers. He wrote to relatives in Wilmette while recovering in a base hospital from ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Mar 1918, 1, 2   A description of an engagement with the Germans at the battle of ...
  • "Over There" Wilmette man enjoys army life as a member of the 149th U.S.F.A.
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Jan 1918, p. 1     Private Chester P. Ambler, son of Mrs. H. C. Ambler, 1015 Wilmette avenue, a member of the One Hundred and Forty-ninth Field Artillery, now in France, writes to his mother telling her of army life. His regiment is the First Illinois Artillery, Col. Henry J. Reilly of Winnetka, commander. Letter ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Jan 1918, p. 1   Private Chester P. Ambler, son of Mrs. H. C. Ambler, 1015 Wilmette ...
  • Sharing Freight Car With Mules Pleases Yank; Gas Attacks Engender Bitterness
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Sep 1918, p. 9     Extracts of letters written by Sergeant Joseph J. Schroeder, Supply Sergeant with the American Expeditionary Forces in France, to his family, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schroeder, 711 Park avenue. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Sep 1918, p. 9   Extracts of letters written by Sergeant Joseph J. Schroeder, Supply Sergeant with ...
  • When you write to "Boys" observe these pointers
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1918, p. 2     Please use ink in writing letters to soldiers and inclued a name and address of the sender. Packages should be wrapped securely. Given names instead of initials should be added. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1918, p. 2   Please use ink in writing letters to soldiers and inclued a name ...
  • W.H.Thayer, resident 522 Central; Letter from son, Lieut. Bruce Thayer, on front lines in France
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Aug 1918, p. 1, column 2     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Aug 1918, p. 1, column 2   ...
  • Wilmette man lauds work of war chiefs
    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. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1918, 1, 2   H.J. Burbach of the 149th writes of great being accomplished by the ...
  • Write frequently, cheerfully to "boys"
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jul 1918, p. 2, column 1     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jul 1918, p. 2, column 1   ...
  • A Yank's observations in France [extracts from letters of Edward Weihe of 144 Hill St.]
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1918, p. 3, column 1     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1918, p. 3, column 1   ...
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