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This collection contains one letter written by Cpl. Vester A. Benson, USA to his brother Floyd and his wife Clara from a base hospital during the First World War.
Corporal Vester Alvin Benson, American Expeditionary Force (12/14/1895 - 1/18/1965) was born and raised in Creston, Iowa. He served during the First World War with Company 'C', 168th Infantry until his injury in 1918. Cpl. Benson wrote to his brother and his wife, Floyd and Claire "Clara" Benson. The little girl mentioned at the end of the letter is their daughter Catherine, the mother of the donor Verlyn Jackson.
0.075 Linear feet (1 folder)
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