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World War 1 News

BROTHER GUARDS THE BODY OF VERACRUZ HERO
Coulterville, III.. May 15.óLacking a military guard for the body of Louis Frank Boswell, one of the boys who fell at Vera Cruz, because there were no soldiers in this vicinity, Francis Boswell. a brother, donned his sailor's uniform and stood guard over the flag-draped casket while the community today paid tribute to the dead. Francis Boswell was recently honorably discharged from the battleship Virginia.
["The Day Book", May 15, 1914 - JR - Sub by FoFG]





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