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Thomson (Wendell B.) First World War Correspondence
2017.112.w.r  
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Description
This collection contains 7 letters and postcards written by Wendell Bretney Thomson to his sister and mother during World War I. Thomson served with the US Army and, according to information from the donor, rose to the rank of PFC. There is also one additional letter from Sgt. Howard Welch which appears to be addressed to the husband of Thomson's sister.
Background
According to information provided by the donor, Thomson was born on January 25, 1893 in Zenia, Ohio. He enlisted on June 20, 1917 at age 24. He served with the American Expeditionary Forces in France as a Private First Class and with the United States Army Ambulance Service.
Extent
.05 Linear feet (2 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.