World War I

Erl Melvin Hatch  (b. 01 Apr 1982, d 09 Apr 1927)

My grandfather Erl Hatch served in World War I.  I have not yet located his service record.  He was murdered protecting his mother Violetta Emmons Hatch in 1927.   The story of the case and the early use of finger prints in criminal trials can be found in the article:  Finger Print on Door Knob and a Mother’s Memory of a Voice Identify Murderer

Andrew Conway Campbell  (b 02 Dec 1898, d 08 Apr 1972)

Gayle’s grandfather Andy Campbell served in World War I.  I have only located his draft card.


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