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Capt Edward I. Tinkham-1917 First World War
Posted by: Amp (ID *****3439) Date: November 13, 2002 at 19:01:52
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ARTCLE FROM LOCAL PAPER; CAPT. EDWARD I. TINKHAM WINNER OF THE WAR CROSS AT VERDUN, WHO HEADED THE FIRST AMERICAN FIGHTING CORPS, CONSISTING MAINLY OF YOUNG COLLEGE MEN, ON THE ALSNE BATTLEFIELD. CAPTAIN TINKHAM IS THE SON OF MR.& MRS. JULIAN R. TRINKHAM OF MONTCLAIR N. J. HE ENTERED CORNELL UNIVERSITY AFTER BEING GRADUATED FROM MONTCLAIR ACADEMY. LAST YEAR HE WENT ABROAD AND SERVED FOR SERVERAL MONTHS WITH THE AMERICAN AMBULANCE CORPS. RETURNING TO CORNELL LAST WINTER, HE COMPLETED HIS STUDIES AND RETURNED TO FRANCE WITH THE CORNELL CONTINGENT. HE IS ONLY 22 YEARS OLD. ( Hope this will help other researchers, not related)Regards, Ann (a photo of Edward is with this article in the newspaper---will send if anyone would like the photo)


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