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  • Mother Believes Macklin Prisoner
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Jun 1918, p. 7     Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Macklin of Kenilworth received official news of the disappearance over enemy lines of of their son, Lieutenant Charles P. Macklin ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Jun 1918, p. 7   Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Macklin of Kenilworth received official news of ...
  • Sympathy and pride
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 May 1918, p. 1     Alfred Francisco, an Italian youth and orphan, had for some years lived in the home of Ira W. Sipes, 518 Park avenue. Francisco was wounded in France during the war. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 May 1918, p. 1   Alfred Francisco, an Italian youth and orphan, had for some years lived ...
  • Wilmette Fighter Severely Wounded
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 1     Chester Page Ambler, Field Telephone Repair Man, listed in this week's casualties. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 1   Chester Page Ambler, Field Telephone Repair Man, listed in this week's casualties. ...
  • How Uncle Sam Tells Folks of Casualties
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Jun 1918, p. 2     Relatives of soldiers named in casualty lists forwarded from France ordinarily are notified within 24 hours after receipt of the lists. Description of the filing system of names and emergency addresses, and the procedures followed. Word may be delayed beyond the target time because of clerical errors or incorrect emergency ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Jun 1918, p. 2   Relatives of soldiers named in casualty lists forwarded from France ordinarily are ...
  • [damaged] French Soldiers: About $1,000 Given, After Address by French Sculptor, Mr. Herbert Ward
    Local News, 21 Apr 1916, p. 2     Mr. Herbert Ward gave a lecture at the Woman's Club about his own personal observations of the "human" side of the war. Ward is a sculptor in Paris, English by birth with an American wife. He volunteered as an ambulance corps in the front lines until he was wounded. Mr. ...
    Local News, 21 Apr 1916, p. 2   Mr. Herbert Ward gave a lecture at the Woman's Club about his ...
  • Fragment of article reporting Mirosky's death with details about his life.
    Local News, 8 Sep 1898, p. 1, column 3     Fragment of article reporting Mirosky's death with details about his life. J. Kearney Graham received letters from Mirosky before announcement of his death. Marian Kearney, married to Mr. Mirosky, gives details about her husband's life ...
    Local News, 8 Sep 1898, p. 1, column 3   Fragment of article reporting Mirosky's death with details about his life. J. ...
  • World War II vet to be honored in Glenview
    Todd Shields, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Sep 2012, p. 25     Leo A. Loumbas was the first Greek American from Chicago killed in World War II. He will be remembered October 14 for the 70th anniversary of his death at Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodix Church, 1401 Wagner Rd., Glenview. Photograph of Loumbas.
    Todd Shields, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Sep 2012, p. 25   Leo A. Loumbas was the first Greek American from Chicago killed in ...
  • Wife receives medal won by Lt. John Sawyer
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 5     Two officers from the sixth Service command came to Wilmette recently to award the Air medal with one silver oak cluster to Mrs. John R. Sawyer, the former Elsie von der Lippen, whose husband, Lieutanant Sawyer, was killed in action over Truk on June 2. In a small family ceremony, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 5   Two officers from the sixth Service command came to Wilmette recently to ...
  • Lt. John R. Sawyer, Liberator Pilot, Killed in Action
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1944, p. 3     Mrs. John R. Sawyer has received word from the War Department that her husband, Lt. John R. Sawyer, was killed in action over Truk on June 2. Mrs. Sawyer is the former Elsie von der Lippen, daughter of Mr. and Mr. Fred von der Lippen of 1220 Lake Avenue, Wilmette. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1944, p. 3   Mrs. John R. Sawyer has received word from the War Department that ...
  • The art of caring about casualties of war
    Fosnight-Regester, Stephanie, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jun 2011, 12B     A free exhibition, "Wounded in Action: An Art Exhibition of Orthopaedic Advancements," is now on display at the Chicago Cultural Center. Comments by artists and contributors: Dr. Matthew Jimenez of Winnetka, Kathy Weaver of Highland Park and organizer Sandra Gordon of Deerfield. Color photographs of work by Susan Fraerman of ...
    Fosnight-Regester, Stephanie, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jun 2011, 12B   A free exhibition, "Wounded in Action: An Art Exhibition of Orthopaedic Advancements," ...
  • Lt. Alfred Abeles of Air Force is Reported Missing
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 3     2nd Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles of the Army Air forces has been missing in action over Germany since January 23, his wife, the former Shirley Elling, was notified by offical telegram Sunday night. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth street, Wilmette. Entering service in 1943, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 3   2nd Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles of the Army Air forces has been ...
  • Obituary:  John Arthur Phillips, Jr.
    Emily Thayer, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Nov 1983, p. 5     Wilmette resident John A. Phillips, Jr., 23, died in the Oct. 23 bombing of the U.S. Marine Headquarters in Beiruit. Description of the funeral service at First Congregational Church of Wilmette on Sunday. Burial at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Nancy and ...
    Emily Thayer, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Nov 1983, p. 5   Wilmette resident John A. Phillips, Jr., 23, died in the Oct. 23 ...
  • Biographical Information Wilmette Resident Died in Military Service World War I: George V. Seibold
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, p. 16     Source: Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette, Illinois (4 volumes), at the Wilmette Historical Society...
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, p. 16   Source: Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette, Illinois (4 volumes), at the ...
  • Biographical Information Wilmette Resident Died in Military Service World War I: Cedric Allan Smith
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, p. 17     Sources: Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette, Illinois (4 volumes), at the Wilmette Historical Society Memorial plaque, Trinity United Methodist Church, Wilmette ...
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, p. 17   Sources: Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette, Illinois (4 volumes), at the ...
  • Biographical Information Wilmette Resident Died in Military Service World War I: Allyn Taber Anderson
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, p. 4     Sources:Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette Illinois (4 volumes), at the Wilmette Historical Society. Church records, First Congregational Church of Wilmette...
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, p. 4   Sources:Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette Illinois (4 volumes), at the Wilmette ...
  • Biographical Information Wilmette Resident Died in Military Service World War I: Franklin Barney Bellows
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, 5, 6, , 6A     photograph; Sources:Honor Roll In World War, Wilmette, Illinois, (4 volumes), at the Wilmette Historical Society Kenilworth Historical Society, New Trier High School archives, and Northwestern University Library Church records, Kenilworth Union Church, where there is a stained glass window dedicated to him ...
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, 5, 6, , 6A   photograph; Sources:Honor Roll In World War, Wilmette, Illinois, (4 volumes), at the ...
  • Biographical Information Wilmette Resident Died in Military Service World War I: Henry George Herbon
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, 9, 9A     Sources:Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette, Illinois (4 volumes), at the Wilmette Historical Society. ...
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, 9, 9A   Sources:Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette, Illinois (4 volumes), at the Wilmette ...
  • Biographical Information Wilmette Resident Died in Military Service World War I: Douglas Thomas Hoffman
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, 10, 10A     photograph; Sources: Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette, Illinois, at the Wilmette Historical Society Church records, St. Augustine's Episcopal Church of Wilmette...
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, 10, 10A   photograph; Sources: Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette, Illinois, at the Wilmette ...
  • Biographical Information Wilmette Resident Died in Military Service World War I: Peter John Huerter
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, 11, 11A     Sources: Department of Veterans Affairs (Graves Registration), Springfield ...
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, 11, 11A   Sources: Department of Veterans Affairs (Graves Registration), Springfield ...
  • Biographical Information Wilmette Resident Died in Military Service World War I: Robert P. Irvine
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, 12, 12A     photograph; Sources: Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette, Illinois (4 volumes), at the Wilmette Historical Society Church records, First Congregational Church of Wilmette...
    Wilmette Memorial Volume 2 (1995), 29 May 1995, 12, 12A   photograph; Sources: Honor Roll in World War, Wilmette, Illinois (4 volumes), at ...
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