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History honors medal winner George W. Witt


Last updated 6/20/2017 at 8:09am

Partridge. Three volleys were fired over the casket which was draped in the folds of the American flag.” (Citizen: Nov. 1, 1918)

“George D. Witt Dies of Wounds. Sad News Received Tuesday Oct. 26. Buried in France. Details Lacking.

A telegram to George M. Witt received Wednesday evening brought the sad news that George Douglas Witt, his son, had died in France as a result of wounds received in action. Some weeks ago Mr. Witt had received a letter from George stating that he was in a hospital having been wounded but was getting along well. A later brief note stated about the same thing...

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