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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1536.AM:  Young Family



Letters:  1918-1919

Liberty, Gage County, Nebraska:  Soldiers

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one folder containing letters by Alvin T. and Frank Young to family while serving in France with the A.E.F. during World War I.  Alvin served in Co. D, 352nd Infantry; Frank was with Co. L, 353rd Infantry and Co. B, 7th Infantry.  Frank died from injuries received in battle on August 14, 1918.



Information on the war is limited.  Alvin mentions his role in guarding ration trains after the Armistice, and Frank described his training at Camp Funston and Merritt.  Clippings on the death of Frank Young are included. 



Note:  See the “Families” photo collection [RG3357] for two photos of Alvin and Frank Young.



INVENTORY



Letters, etc., of Alvin and Frank Young



 



Subject headings:



Soldiers — Nebraska

Young, Alvin T., 1895-1975

Young, Frank, 1893-1918

World War, 1914-1918



 



APD                          05-1983

Revised TMM      08-12-2020