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Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Allen Trachsel, Navy. Allen died of influenza on September 19, 1918 while in Chelsea, Massachusetts.
Creator: Trachsel, Allen
Item Number: 225285
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 225285
Collections - Manuscript - World War I
Date - 1910s - 1918
Military - Service - Navy
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Goodland
Places - Counties - Sherman
Thematic Time Period - World War I, 1914-1919
Type of Material - Photographs
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters