100 years ago in The Saratogian: May 12
Saratogian -

Sunday, May 12, 1918. The funeral of Private Russell B. Jones takes place this afternoon at his White Street home, one week after he died of pneumonia in Georgia, The Saratogian reports.

Jones had been ill with asthma for the last several months. He was transferred to Camp Gordon, where he died, after basic training with other Saratoga County draftees at Camp Devens in Ayer MA.

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