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28 Grundy County Residents Lose Life In World War I

By Allene Maloney
Twenty-eight young men from Grundy County died while serving in the Armed Forces during World War I. Eleven of these men were killed in action and 17 died as a result of illness or diseases, including tuberculoses, influenza and bronchial pneumonia.

The United States formally entered the war on April 6, 1917, and fought until Armistice was declared at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918.
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