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Alles, Frank Alson (Died)
appeared in Chicago Tribune, 1 Aug 1940, p. 27
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Rites Tomorrow for Frank Alles, Veteran of 1864
Funeral services for Frank Alles, a Civil war veteran, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in St. Joseph's Church, Wilmette. Mr. Alles died Tuesday night in his home at 1614 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, after a long illness. He was 93 years old. Mr. Alles enlisted in 1864 when he was 17, after walking into Chicago from his home in Winnetka. He served with the 39th Illinois Infantry at Strawberry Plains and Richmond, Virginia, was in the siege of Petersburg, Virginia, and was nearly killed by an exploding shell at Appomattox Courthouse. Surviving are three daughters, Mary, Mrs. Helen Fischer, and Mrs. Anna Meierhoff, and a son George. Mr. Alles was a member of John A. Logan post, No. 540, G.A.R.

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Date of Publication
1 Aug 1940
Date Of Event
30 Jul 1940
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Alles, Frank Alson (Died)