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Celebrating History: First Hill County war death reported

 


Emily Mayer

As with any war, death is inevitable and as stated before in this column’s series, Hill County would not come out unscathed. The May 18, 1918, edition of The Havre Plaindealer carried the sad news everyone was dreading, complete with misspelling.

CHESTER BOY BURIED WITH MILITARY HONORS

Young Man Was a Member of the U. S. Navy

Commander J. D. Gallup, Senior Vice Commander Royal Horton, and Chaplain W. H. Watson of Assinniboine camp No. 21 United Spanish War Veterans, journeyed to Chester Wednesday to assist at the funeral services held over the body of Edward Nodstrom, late...



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