• List of World War I Veterans from Texas Township, DeWitt County, Illinois

    DeWitt County War Records Committee

    List of men from Texas Township, DeWitt County, Illinois who served in the United States armed forces during World War I. This list was compiled by the DeWitt County War Records Committee as part of i…

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  • List of World War I Veterans from Tunbridge Township, DeWitt County, Illinois

    DeWitt County War Records Committee

    List of men from Tunbridge Township, DeWitt County, Illinois who served in the United States armed forces during World War I. This list was compiled by the DeWitt County War Records Committee as part…

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  • List of World War I Veterans from Rutledge Township, DeWitt County, Illinois

    DeWitt County War Records Committee

    List of men from Rutledge Township, DeWitt County, Illinois who served in the United States armed forces during World War I. This list was compiled by the DeWitt County War Records Committee as part o…

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  • World War I Metal Canteen

    This canteen was used by an American soldier in World War I in 1918. This canteen was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2018. It was brou…

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  • World War II Mess Kit

    This mess kit was used by an American soldier in World War II. It was used to eat and reheat meals and came with a fork and spoon. This canteen was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class v…

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  • World War II Ammunition Pouch

    This ammunition pouch was used by an American soldier in World War II. This canteen was photographed as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2018. It was br…

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  • Clipping of World War I Veterans from Waynesville Township, DeWitt County, Illinois

    DeWitt County War Records Committee

    Typed list of men from Waynesville Township, DeWitt County, Illinois, who served in the United States armed forces during World War I. This list was compiled by the DeWitt County War Records Committee…

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  • List of World War I Veterans from Nixon Township, DeWitt County, Illinois

    DeWitt County War Records Committee

    Two newspaper clippings and one handwritten note listing the men in Nixon Township, DeWitt County, Illinois who served in the United States armed forces during World War I. The clippings also highligh…

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  • World War II uniform

    This is the World War II Army Airborne uniform of Sgt. Lawrence Perrine of Henderson County, Illinois. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Mueseum, Raritan, Illinois.

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  • World War I memorabilia

    These items belonged to Pvt. William E. Marshall during his tour of duty in World War I. These items include: a ring, dog tags, meal ticket. The billfold belonged to Ernest Foote and both were from He…

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  • Tony Fornelli, Congressman Frank Annunzio, and members of the armed forces

    Copelin Commercial Photographers

    Attorney Anthony J. Fornelli (in plaid jacket), Congressman Frank Annunzio (center), and unidentified members of the armed forces in front of the entrance to the Empire Room restaurant at the Palmer H…

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  • Personal World War I History

    Fleming, William Louis

    Typed history of William Louis Fleming's World War I service written for the DeWitt County War Records Committee. This was meant as a suppliment to Fleming's service record. See also DeWitt County War…

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  • Personal World War I History

    Carr, John

    Handwritten history of John Carr's World War I service, written for the DeWitt County War Records Committee.

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  • Personal World War I History

    Day, Gordon V

    Handwritten history of Gordon V Day's World War I service, written for the DeWitt County War Records Committee. See also DeWitt County War Record 6-3_WWI-6-wr-2010-50_011

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  • List of World War I Veterans from Barnett Township, DeWitt County, Illinois

    DeWitt County War Records Committee

    Handwritten list of men from Barnett Townhip, DeWitt County, Illinois who fought in the United States armed forces during World War I. Also, a clipping from the Clinton Morning Journal with another li…

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  • List of World War I Veterans from Wapella and Wilson Townships, DeWitt County, Illinois

    DeWitt County War Records Committee

    List of men from Wapella and Wilson Townships, DeWitt County, Illinois who served in the United States armed forces during World War I. This list was compiled by the DeWitt County War Records Committe…

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  • World War II Chaplain Cap

    Crofut & Knapp

    Chaplain cap worn by Reverend Edwin I. Stevens during World War II. In 1937, Rev. Stevens became the first minister for South Baptist Church in Mount Prospect . He joined the U. S. Army as a chaplain…

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  • One of the first boys to enter the armed forces under Selective Service

    One of the first boys to enter the armed forces under Selective Service- he handles personnel records for the commanding officer of his outfit.

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  • World War I metal helmet

    This is the World War I metal helmet of R.M. Whiteman of Henderson County, Illinois. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

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  • World War II German Submariner Uniform

    Kriegsmarine (German Navy)

    A World War II German submariner leather uniform. Black leather jacket and pants with gold anchor buttons. Pants have leather suspenders buttoned to the pants at four points. The inside of the jacket…

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