Waacks, Herman jr, KIA 1918

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Waacks, Herman jr, KIA 1918 - last May. Born in Brooklyn, he attended...
last May. Born in Brooklyn, he attended attended Public School No. 76. His brother, Frank J. Moran, is also in France. He is the son of Bessie and Michael Moran, and leaves', beside his parents, five sisters and two brothers. Cmp. ltobert F. tJarrlson. ' Corp. Robert F. Garrison of Co. B, 107th Inf., only son of Mr. and Mrs, H. II. Garrison, of Ocean ave., East Rockaway, L. 1.. v.-n v.-n v.-n killed in action on September 27. He va: the great grandson of John Alwalse, a French Huguenot, who came to this country in 1740, and also a descendant of Com. modore Perry. When Corp. Garrison was only 18 he enlisted In the 23d Regt., but when a disability developed he received an honorable discharge. When war w'as declared he underwent a surgical operation and re-enlisted re-enlisted re-enlisted in his old command. The 23d became the 106th Inf. at Spartanburg and after eight months training he sailed for France on May 15. He was a member of the Field and Sea Lodge, F. & A. M., the Bethany Congregational Church and the Rock-lin Rock-lin Rock-lin Club. Pvt. Harold ljatiirop. Pvt. Harold Lathrop has been named on the casualty list as killed in action, but no oflicial report has been received by his aunt, Mrs. F. C. Jl!tcn- Jl!tcn- cock, of Lynbrook. with wnom nc made his home. No word has been received from him since September 22. Pvt. Lathrop was a member of the 107th Inf. Bugler Herman Wancks, Jr. Bugler Herman Waacks Jr. of 163 E. Eighth st. was killed in action on September 27. The tedegram announcing announcing his death arrived at the home of his parents on the day of his 18th birthday, which was last Sun-Jay. Sun-Jay. Sun-Jay. Bugler Waacks was a member uf the 106th Inf. When only 16 years ild he enlisted in the 47th Regt. and vas subsequently transferred. He was born in Brooklyn, attended Public Public School No. 130 and later Commercial Commercial High School. Pvt. James J. Atley. Pvt. James J. Atley, whose home was with his aunt, Mrs. Alice Berry, 1468 Flatbush ave., was killed in action action on September 27, in his 20th year. Ho was a member of Co. H, 106th Inf., and had enlisted in the 14th Regt. in July, 1917. Both of Pvt. Atley's parents parents are dead. He was born in Manhattan Manhattan and was graduated from St. Joseph's School. At the time of his entrance into service he was employed in a wholesale drug store. He was popularly known as "Jockey Notter" in his company. This name he earned for himself by winning a race on an old plug horse, after having challenged challenged his comrades to race. Pvt. Frank L. Sehweitlieim. Pvt. Frank L. Sehweithem of 20 Vine St., Richmond Hill, was killed in action on September 27. On Septei ber 22 last he was 18 years old. He wrote his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Conrad Schweithelm, an affectionate letter letter in which he told how well he was and how he hoped to be homo soon. Five days later he met his death, I'vt. Schweithelm was a memb"- memb"- of Co. G. 105th Inf. Ho enlisted in the old 14th Regt. and saw service at the Mexican border. He sailed for France on the last trip made by the President Lincoln, Lincoln, before she was torpedoed. I'vt. Schweithelm was born in Brooklyn and had resided ten years at Richmond Richmond Hill. He attended P. S. 90, Richmond Hill. At the time of his enlistment he was employed in the Long Island Railroad shops at Morris Morris Park. He left, beside his parents, five brothers and two sisters. Pvt. Schweithelm was a member of the Richmond Hill Baptist Church. Ssrt. Adam A. Hallstcin. Sgt. Adam A. Hallstein of 361 Dean st. was killed in action on October 14. He was a member of Co. F, 328th Inf. Sgt. Hallstein was born in Brooklyn

Clipped from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle24 Nov 1918, SunPage 58

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York)24 Nov 1918, SunPage 58
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