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James Gray Edmiston of Marshall was inducted into the Army May 24, 1918. He trained at Camp Lewis with Company A 362nd Infantry. He arrived in France on July 3, 1918 with the 91st “Wild West” Division seeing action in the St. Mihiel Salient and Meuse-Argonne campaigns. It was during the battle of Meuse-Argonne that Gray was mustard gassed and shot in the leg and ankle. He was left on the battle field with the dead for three days before he was found and sent to the hospital at Base 114 at Bordeaux France, then back to Camp Lewis. Private Edmiston was discharged from service on February 5, 1919. After the war,Gray returned to his fledgling ...
Marcel Oriard of Marshall was inducted into the Army at Spokane at the age of 22 on February 27, 1918. He served overseas as a cook with the Medical Department while at Brest in northwestern France, Limoges in central France, and Koblenz in central Germany from May 1918 to August 29, 1919. American flag to fly over a German Fort across the Rhine, Ehrenbreitstein Fortress Fred E. Krause was inducted at Fort Lawton, Washington on March 26, 1918. The twenty-seven year old served in France from June 1918 to July 1919 with the 6 Company 14th Grand Division Tank Corps, rising to the rank of Sergeant Major.
“Rained and misty. They got a surprise on Addy. We watched the old year out and the new year in with candy pulling.” - Anna Deakin Marshall Help us to share history in the new year by donating today. https://www.npez.net/52/Pages/fundraising/#/15
“Frosty, cold and foggy. John Coghlan came for a visit.” - Anna Deakin Marshall
“It was rainy and snowed some. Charley Peters has Diphtheria still.” - Anna Deakin Marshall Help us to continue sharing history by making a donation today. https://www.npez.net/52/Pages/fundraising/#/15
“Cold and rain. I went to Spokane with Mrs. McKenzie. It rained all afternoon. I got a Mackintosh, paid $5.00.”
“Rained most all day. I am working on Addie’s dress.” Anna Deakin Marshall, Thursday, October 29, 1896. https://www.npez.net/52/Pages/fundraising/#/15
One hundred years ago in 1915, Leon Oriard bought the old wooden Marshall school building. He moved and remodeled the building, and then opened the Marshall Store under the proprietorship of Mr. and Mrs. Burt Johnson. In the photo above, Cecil Edmiston and Marcel Oriard stand in front of the old Marshall Store. Undated but likely in the 1920s. Cecil and John Edmiston ran the Marshall Store from 1922 to 1931.
One hundred years ago in September 1915, Marshall opened its new brick public school which included first through twelfth grades.
Seventy-five years ago in 1940, the Marshall railroad depot was destroyed by fire. Most of the town's citizens and even railroad tankers came out to quell the blaze to no avail. Support our efforts to share history with a donation here. http://ow.ly/OhtYX