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McFadden, Lee (First World War correspondence and photographs)
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This collection contains one correspondence, six front and back pages, from PFC. Robert Lee McFadden, Sr., AEF to his father during the First World War. Also included is one blank, embroidered postcard, and five photographs, one in a newspaper clipping.
PFC. Robert Lee McFadden, Sr., American Expeditionary Force (7/29/1896 - 8/17/1977) was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to Joseph Henry McFadden and Arpia Drucilla McFadden. He had an older sister, Grace and a younger sister, Katherine. He attended McKeesport High School before serving with Company F, 15th US Engineers from May 10, 1917 to May 15, 1919. He deployed overseas on July 9, 1917 and served in engaegements in France including the St. Mihiel Offensive and the Meuse Argonne Offensive. McFadden returned to the United States on April 27, 1919 and was honorably discharged at Camp Sherman, Ohio. (source: Veteran's Compensation APplication, Ancestry.com)
0.02 Linear Feet (1 folder)
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