Walter F. O'Boyle MIA in France - Scranton Republican dec20,1918

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Walter F. O'Boyle MIA in France - Scranton Republican dec20,1918 - MEETS BROTHER ON MARCH TO GERMANY West Scranton...
MEETS BROTHER ON MARCH TO GERMANY West Scranton Strange Experiences Other Soldier Notes. Boys Marching along with the 109th Infantry, Infantry, part of, the army of occupation, occupation, into Germany. Sergeant Oscar Mattson, son df PitroUnan and Mrs. Edward Mattson, uf W - jst Scranlon, V i W All TUB O'BOTXiE. i attached to Company T, heard some I one calling him by name. 'Turning ! around, he was .surprised to find, his ! brother. Sergeant iCdward Mattson, of the same unit, b"t who had boen In a convalescent camp for some time. The two had not sect each other in several months, but are again, together. together. . ' - Word was received.', yesterday, by Mr. and Mrs. John MMintor, of Seventeenth Seventeenth avenue, West Scranton, to the effect that - their son, Private John Millnter, attached to the 3:iSth infantry, infantry, was killed In action on October 14. 'Milintcr was formerly employed by the Scranton Railway company as a conductor, and was well known throughout the - city, i Another West Scranton man In the casualty lists is Private William Arm. strong, son of Mr. and Mr. John Armstrong, Armstrong, .of 1727 Jackson street. He was attached to the - Wth regulars and was wounded in action on the Verdun front September 2S. Walter F. O' Boyle, of 416 Mnlbcrry street, has been reported as missing in action, according to word i received here of the arrival in this country from France of Corporal Joseph Piatt, of this city, and Private Steven Zaii. vicz, of Carbondale. The former i at Camp Meade while the Carbonda man is at Camp Dix. The latter, it 1. said, accounted for six Huns with hi. bayonet, while Piatt sot six German;, at once. , Sergeant. George Shevlln, of Mit nooka, has written an Interesting lot. tcr of the experiences of tho or;i il Engineers since the left this country country in May, last. Anothr unusual letter letter comes from the Rev. Charles J. Murray, formerly .. rurate at St. Joseph's church, Minooka, who tells of having met another priest, who, knowing he was fr - m 'Scranton,. told him of having found a prayer book bearing the name and address of a man from this city. Tho owner, he said, was Thomas Collins, of 400 Clay avenue, wfto, according to letters to relatives, was well or. November 2. Father Murray tells of his intention to return the book to the soldier :f he returns. . , .. - isAsaglSCa ! . jf 11

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 20 Dec 1918, Fri,
  3. Page 24

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