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This collection contains an original letter, photocopied correspondence, photocopied obituary, and photocopied official military and government documents from Pvt. Joseph M. Mock, AEF during the First World War.
Private Joseph Milton Mock, American Expeditionary Force (7/13/1895 - 3/16/1984) was born in Fairfield, Nebraska to John and Ethel Campbell Mock. He worked with his father as a farmer and enlisted on June 18, 1917 in Curtis, NE and served with Headquarters Company 10th Field Artillery in France before being discharged at Camp Dodge, Iowa on August 29, 1919. In october he married Mimi Matilda née Conklin and lived in Wyoming, Colorado, and Oregon where in each he worked as a dairy farmer. He continued work as a farmer and worked as a fireman at the air base in Walla Walla, Washington and security guard at the Veterans Administration Hopital for many years before retiring 23 years prior to his passing in March 1984 at the age of 88. He was interred at Milton-Freewater Cemetery in Oregon.
0.08 Linear feet (1 folder)
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