John LaForest First World War correspondence
Scope and Contents
This collection contains one correspondence written by John LaForest (Rank Unknown), American Expeditionary Forces, to his parents during the First World War. LaForest wrote this letter 16 days after Armistice. In the letter, LaForest wrote about traveling from Verdun to Marnay, France, the armistice being signed, and coming back home.
- 1918 November 27
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Biographical / Historical
John LaForest was born in Tupper Lake, NY (date unknown) and grew up in Piercefield, NY. After the First World War ended, LaForest moved back to Tupper Lake and spent the rest of his life there.
.08 Linear feet (1 folder)
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This collection contains one correspondence written by John LaForest, American Expeditionary Forces, to his parents during the First World War.
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Fleurette Rolley
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