Remembering the First World War on Memorial Day in Delaware. 100 Years Ago This Week.

For Memorial Day it is particularly fitting to look back on the First World War and some of the soldiers from Delaware who defended their country. Photographs, the service record and newspaper accounts of Delawarean Walter Paul Earley who was killed in action in World War I, along with the service records of Larkin Giles who was awarded two bronze stars,  African-American Harry L. Warfield and Italian-American  Mattia Cirigliano are presented in today’s post. Sunday Star newspaper headlines for late May 1917 are also provided.


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