|The Soldiers' Edition of the Oxford Mirror was transcribed by Janet Brandt.||Jens Latare
JENS LATARE, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Latare, was one of the nineteen boys leaving this city July 25, and joined the other boys from the county in the same call at Anamosa, and was sent to the southern training camp, Camp Gordon, Atlanta, Ga. His eagerness to learn the army tactics made of him a very good soldier and in a short time he was transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J., from which place after a brief rest he was sent overseas. However he did not arrive in France in time to take part in the final wind-up. An incident worthy of mention is the fact that the father received a card announcing his safe arrival overseas, on November 11th, the day the armistice was signed. Without a doubt his
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