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Harold D. Thurman, World War I soldier

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Harold D. Thurman Co. A. 110 Eng. Lawrence Kans. Killed in action in Argonme Forest Sep 29 1918 35th Div

 

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Harold Deboth Thurman Co. A. 110th Eng. 35th Div. HAROLD D. THURMAN Return photo to Ms. M. Thurman 1013 West Main St., Independence, Ks. Return Photo to Mrs. M. Thuman  1013 W. Main St. Independence, Kans.

 

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Harold D. Thurman The Youngest Child of Mr. & Mrs M. Thuman was born at Altoona Kan. Aug. 5, 1897 where he lived until finishing High School. In the spring of 1916, He enterd the Engneering Course at the University of Kansas the following Swpt war was declared before the end of his first year and being intensly patriotick he enlisted in air Engneering Co. organized by Capt High Crawford at Camp Washburn at Topeka Kaw which was known as the Kansas Engineers. This co being one of the first at Camp Funston. Which later was moved to

 

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Camp [XXXXX] Okl. And became Co A. 110 Engineers 35th Div. Taking part in all its Activities and was killed by a German Shell in the Argonne forest on Sept. 29 1918. His body rest in the Cemetery at Romange France

 

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April 11, 1919 Mr. M. Thurman, Lawrence, Kansas. Dear sir- I thank you for you favor of the 10” inst., enclosing me photograph and biographical sketch of you son Harold D. Thuman, who was killed in action in the Argonne Forest battle, Sept 29, 1918. When the state begins the publication of material concen-ing its soldiers, this will be drawn on and used. Sincerely your, Secretary

 

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Lawrence Kan 4/10.19 Box 10 .. 1 W. E. Connelley Sec. Historical Society. Dear Sir I am enclosing photo of my son Harold. D Thurman killed action in the Agonne Forest Battle Sep. 29th. 1918  Harold D Thurman Son of Mr & Mrs M. Thuman was born at Altoona Kan. Aug. 5 1897. Grad-wated from the High School 1916 & entered Kan. University the same yr. in the Mechanical & Electrical Eug. Course. He joined the Kansas Engineers, Oganized at Topeka. Afterward becoming Co. A 110 Eng. Taking the hardships of a Soldier without a murmer and was so conscientious in regard to Censor that his letters contained only ab-out his welfare & looking forward to his Home coming and the great lessons of life Soldering had Taught Resp M Thurman

 

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