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WWI information

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Hello:
I recently have had contact with a cousin who sent me copies of some postcards that our Grandfather, Frederick Kirkham of Boston, LINCS, born 1881, sent to his family (which included my father). My cousin's mother (my Dad's sister) told him that the postcards were sent while Grandpa was serving in WWI in France.
Cousin Bill and I have both spent quite a bit of time trying to find out in what capacity Grandpa was in France...but to no avail. Grandpa survived the war and continued to live in Boston.
When the 1911 census was taken, Grandpa was living in Boston, the place of his birth, and gave his occupation as "hotel boots".
Any assistance on what direction to take to pursue further information would be truly appreciated!
Thanks.
Katie
 

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