Thanksgiving is a time when family bonds are celebrated. Today we honor three sets of brothers who fought for Delaware in World War I: Joseph and Xavier Baltrush, the Meenehan brothers, Patrick and Martin, and the Ray boys, Henry and Joseph.
M.P. Joseph Baltrush
Corporal Baltrush’s Service Record
Corporal Baltrush’s Service Record and description of his activities
Xavier Baltrush, who died during his service in 1919
Lt. Baltrush’s Service Record
Lt. Xavier Baltrush’s service record and detailed personal account
First Class Private Patrick J. Meenehan’s Service record
Pvt. Meenehan’s Service Record cont.
First Class Private Martin Meenehan’s Service record
Pvt Meenehan’s Service Record cont.
Lt. Henry Ray’s Service Record
Lt. Ray’s Service Record cont.
Newspaper articles on Lt. Ray
Machine Gunner Joseph Ray’s Service Record
Machine Gunner Ray’s Service Record cont.
Headlines and local news from the Wilmington Sunday Star during the week of Thanksgiving 100 years ago:
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