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Subject: Re: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] GENMASSACHUSETTS Digest, Vol 3, Issue 55
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2008 10:18:34 -0500 (EST)
Bob Checked and found the person I was looking for, had served in World
War 1. My family members were in Boston, Cambridge and Somerville at that
My grandfather's brother was in the Marines in WWII and when I talked to
him he never said what he did but he mentioned two Medal of Honor winners
in his regiment and I knew of them and through that information knew his
Military records usually contain some good genealogical information.
> Re: MA SOLDIERS IN WW I
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> Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 14:21:41 -0500
> From: "Marge Costa" <>
> Subject: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] Soldiers of the Great War .. - Google Book
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>>>>>>Is there anyway that I can tell if a person from Boston and other
> Mass. served in World War One?
> thanks Charles<<<<<<<
> HELLO MARGE & CHARLES,
> I'm not sure if you're looking for specific towns or men who served in WW
> and/or any who died in battle. So I'll pass on two articles about two
> brothers from Hingham, the COLE brothers. Edward Ball Cole died an
> death in France and an American Legion Post is named in his honor in
> Edward Ball Cole....
> Charles Cole....
> his brother who survived went into a life of public service:
> Don't know if this information is helpful or not, but it's pretty
> comprehensive for an article.
> Best regards,
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