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This is a postcard showing Ernest Leroy Boaz who served during World War I. The photograph was probably taken while he was in basic training at Camp Johnston in Jacksonville, Florida. While in basic training, Boaz contracted mumps and spent 29 days in a hospital. He was born while the family was living in Cheyenne County, Nebraska and they later moved to Kansas. Boaz was living in Papillion, Nebraska and working as a farm laborer when he registered for the draft on June 5, 1917. Later, he was employed as a civilian guard at the Topeka Army Air Base (later Forbes Air Force Base) during World War II and Hill's Packing Company before moving to California.

Date: 1918

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Item Number: 309338
Call Number: B Boaz, Ernest Leroy *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309338

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