Photograph of Sergeant Joseph F. Bold Rockford Public Library Local History Archives Military Collection
Paul Doherty’s mission is to learn as much as he can about his grandfather Leon’s WWI experiences to shine some light on Company K’s service. He has made three trips to France and walked in his grandfather’s footsteps to discover many things about the way the troops lived while in this war-torn area of France and Belgium.
Source: Rockford Register Star, June 2, 2019.
Source: Rockford Morning Star, Jan. 1, 1948
An aerial photograph of Camp Grant, from the Rockford Register-Republic, April 16, 1946.
Source: Rockford Register Star 12/20/2016
Trained a Quarter Million Men in 28 months in World War 1
Source: Nuggets of History, Vol. XVII No 3 Summer 1980 p 5 “A Brief Municipal History of Rockford”
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