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small cemetary at St. Gengoulph

10895-box 1 File 3-016.  Here is a little cemetery where many of my old comrades are buried.  It is at St. Gengoulph in the Chateau Thierry region and only 58th and 59th Inf. Men are buried.  Here rest Pop Crane my good old friend from Tennessee.  Here also is buried Raymond Stake a boy from Surrey North Dakota.  [Raymond Stake was born 21 April 1896 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania to Jacob and Johanna Stake who later moved to Surrey, ND.  He was inducted into the Army on 1 March 1918, and posted overseas on 11 May 1918.  He died at the battle of Chateau-Thierry on July 18, 1918 and was buried at Aisne-Marne cemetery.  His mother joined the 1930 Mothers’ Pilgrimage to France to visit her son’s grave.]

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