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The Soldiers' Edition of the Oxford Mirror was transcribed by Janet Brandt.

Thomas Hunwartsen

THOS. HUNWARTSEN, the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hunwartsen of this city, although one of the first to register at this place June 5th, 1917, was not called into the service until July 25th, 1918, being
one of the last under the first registration. Upon reporting at Anamosa with the other boys, nineteen in number, from this township, was sent immediately to Camp Gordon, Atlanta, Georgia, where he was advancing rapidly with the work of training which is required before going overseas. The armistice being signed November 11th put an abrupt ending to his army career, as he was among the first to be mustered out and returned to his home in this city Wednesday evening, November 27th. Mrs. Hunwartsen, another of the mothers who gave two boys to the service, knew that she might be asked to sacrifice both of them on the battlefields, but was nevertheless proud to know that she had two sons to answer the country’s call.

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