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Telegram from the Commandant of the Marine Corps, concerning the death of Gunnery Sergeant Arthur Russell, 49th Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Brigade, 2nd Division. Sent to his mother in Oshkosh. Washington DC 504 PM July 10 1918 Delia McNamee 308 High ST Oshkosh Wis Deeply regret to inform you cablegram from abroad states that Gunnery Sergeant Arthur Russell Marine Corps was killed in action between June first and eighteenth Remains will be interred abroad until end of war Accept my heartfelt sympathy in your great loss Your son nobly gave his life in service of his country George Barnett major General Commandant
Telegram -WORLD WAR I -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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