FRERICHS, John J. 1894-1918
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/17/2017 at 09:27:42
Memorial services for Private John Frerichs from German township who was killed in action in France Aug. 10th[sic] were held at the Holland church near Austinville Sunday afternoon. He was the first of German township boys to lose his life for the cause of his country.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 12 September 1918, pg 4
[He was killed in action on 28 July, not 10 August]
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