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This collection contains correspondence between Pvt. Jacob L. Feldman, USA and his cousin Jennie Vasterling during the First World War.
Private Jacob L. Feldman, United States Army emigrated from Russia with his mother Sarah Feldman. He trained for the Army at Fort Riley and served overseas with Company K, 354th Infantry, 89th Infantry Division during the First World War. He was killed on September 29, 1918 while on daylight patrol near Xammes, France and engaging a machine gun nest; he was 29 years old. He was buried in St. Mihiel American Cemetary in Thiaucourt, France. He was disinterred on Jan. 31, 1922 and was sent to St. Louis, Missouri with a Lieutenant Shaw accompanying. He was reinterred at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in St. Louis.
0.08 Linear feet ( 1 folder)
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