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Re: Soldier's Journey After Registration
Posted by: Nicole Wingate (ID *****8268) Date: March 04, 2012 at 22:51:23
In Reply to: Re: Soldier's Journey After Registration by decmay of 9054

This is good to know, thank you. WWI seems to be harder to research than WWII. But I do know that my one grandfather did receive a pension and was admitted to a VA hospital in his old age, where he died.

I just also found another record for a VA home in Tennesse, where he stayed in the early 1920s, where he was suffering from TB and chronic bronchitus. On this record it shows date of discharge as 10/26/1917 in Ontario, NY under reasons it said what I think is SCD. I'm not sure what that means, but the draft card said Jun 5th, 1917. Surely, he wouldn't have had the time to go over seas in such a short time frame?

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