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Admin/Biog History Otto B. Sells was the son of William and Carrie Prine Sells. He was a member of Company B, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard during the Mexican Border War and Company B, 127th Infantry, 32nd Division during World War I. He was killed by an artillery shell near the town of Fisme, France on August 4, 1918.
Collection World War I Small Collections
Dates of Accumulation 1918
Abstract Letter from Otto Bernanrd Sells, Company B, 127th Infantry, 32nd Division to his parents in Oshkosh, WI.

April 12, 1918

Dear Folks & All
Just a short note to let you know I'm in the finest of health, hoping it will find you all the same. We arrived back to our own Co. & the boys were sure glad to see me & all the rest. I met Gust P. & also Bill Foulkman & they are well & sure looking fine. I showed them the clippings & also told them the news. They left the States the same time we did. I also met Lut. Newton & he sure looks fine & had a good talk with him & Vollie Bartelt. It rained nearly all night & sure muddy today. I wont tell you any more about the country & as far as ____ they aren't worth a cent. I read ___ day in the papers so took the advantage of it. Good bye to all
Son Corp. Sells.
O.K. Lt. D. Taylor
Event World War I
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID SC411.10.18.5
Object Name Letter
People Sells, Otto Bernard
Subjects World War I
127th United States Infantry
32nd Division
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