Young Family [RG1536.AM]

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

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