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RG 069:145, Charles F. Watrous Papers
Finding aid prepared by Bruce P. Stark.
Copyright © 2008 by the Connecticut State Library
Corporal Charles F. Watrous was a World War I veteran who served in the American Expeditionary Forces in France. He saw combat service in 1918 and fought in the Chateau Thierry and Meuse-Argonne offensives and received a Purple Heart. He later served in the Milford Fire Department and Connecticut National Guard and was a guard officer during World War II.
The papers consist of a report on the World War I service of Charles F. Watrous, photographs, two small pocket diaries, buttons, and medals. The bulk of the photographs are from the World War I period, although two others date from 1941-1942.
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Watrous, Charles F
World War, 1914-1918 -- History -- Sources
The papers were donated by Arthur Watrous, a nephew of Charles’s, in July 2008.