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Description
This collection contains letters written by Sgt. Edwin G. Frick, AEF during the First World War.
Background
Sergeant Edwin George Frick, American Expeditionary Force (1/24/1896 - 4/2/1919) was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Justus and Carrie Frick, both born in Missouri to German parents. He worked as a salesman before he joined the military on June 5, 1917 and went to France in June 1918 with the Headquarters Detachment, 142nd Infantry, 36th Division during the First World War, until his death from pneumonia lober (in his right lung) in Tonnerre, Yonne Department, Bourgogne, France after the war. During that time he served directly with Major General William Smith, 36th Division Commander, of whom he writes fondly and also served with the 132nd Artillery. He is interred at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas, Texas.
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet (10 folders)
Restrictions
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.
Availability
This collection is open for research.