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  • World War II vet to be honored in Glenview
    Todd Shields, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Sep 2012, p. 25     Leo A. Loumbas was the first Greek American from Chicago killed in World War II. He will be remembered October 14 for the 70th anniversary of his death at Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodix Church, 1401 Wagner Rd., Glenview. Photograph of Loumbas.
    Todd Shields, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Sep 2012, p. 25   Leo A. Loumbas was the first Greek American from Chicago killed in ...
  • Fragment of article reporting Mirosky's death with details about his life.
    Local News, 8 Sep 1898, p. 1, column 3     Fragment of article reporting Mirosky's death with details about his life. J. Kearney Graham received letters from Mirosky before announcement of his death. Marian Kearney, married to Mr. Mirosky, gives details about her husband's life ...
    Local News, 8 Sep 1898, p. 1, column 3   Fragment of article reporting Mirosky's death with details about his life. J. ...
  • The art of caring about casualties of war
    Fosnight-Regester, Stephanie, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jun 2011, 12B     A free exhibition, "Wounded in Action: An Art Exhibition of Orthopaedic Advancements," is now on display at the Chicago Cultural Center. Comments by artists and contributors: Dr. Matthew Jimenez of Winnetka, Kathy Weaver of Highland Park and organizer Sandra Gordon of Deerfield. Color photographs of work by Susan Fraerman of ...
    Fosnight-Regester, Stephanie, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jun 2011, 12B   A free exhibition, "Wounded in Action: An Art Exhibition of Orthopaedic Advancements," ...
  • Lt. John R. Sawyer, Liberator Pilot, Killed in Action
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1944, p. 3     Mrs. John R. Sawyer has received word from the War Department that her husband, Lt. John R. Sawyer, was killed in action over Truk on June 2. Mrs. Sawyer is the former Elsie von der Lippen, daughter of Mr. and Mr. Fred von der Lippen of 1220 Lake Avenue, Wilmette. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1944, p. 3   Mrs. John R. Sawyer has received word from the War Department that ...
  • Wife receives medal won by Lt. John Sawyer
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 5     Two officers from the sixth Service command came to Wilmette recently to award the Air medal with one silver oak cluster to Mrs. John R. Sawyer, the former Elsie von der Lippen, whose husband, Lieutanant Sawyer, was killed in action over Truk on June 2. In a small family ceremony, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 5   Two officers from the sixth Service command came to Wilmette recently to ...
  • Sympathy and pride
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 May 1918, p. 1     Alfred Francisco, an Italian youth and orphan, had for some years lived in the home of Ira W. Sipes, 518 Park avenue. Francisco was wounded in France during the war. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 May 1918, p. 1   Alfred Francisco, an Italian youth and orphan, had for some years lived ...
  • How Uncle Sam Tells Folks of Casualties
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Jun 1918, p. 2     Relatives of soldiers named in casualty lists forwarded from France ordinarily are notified within 24 hours after receipt of the lists. Description of the filing system of names and emergency addresses, and the procedures followed. Word may be delayed beyond the target time because of clerical errors or incorrect emergency ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Jun 1918, p. 2   Relatives of soldiers named in casualty lists forwarded from France ordinarily are ...
  • Mother Believes Macklin Prisoner
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Jun 1918, p. 7     Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Macklin of Kenilworth received official news of the disappearance over enemy lines of of their son, Lieutenant Charles P. Macklin ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Jun 1918, p. 7   Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Macklin of Kenilworth received official news of ...
  • Wilmette Fighter Severely Wounded
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 1     Chester Page Ambler, Field Telephone Repair Man, listed in this week's casualties. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 1   Chester Page Ambler, Field Telephone Repair Man, listed in this week's casualties. ...
  • [damaged] French Soldiers: About $1,000 Given, After Address by French Sculptor, Mr. Herbert Ward
    Local News, 21 Apr 1916, p. 2     Mr. Herbert Ward gave a lecture at the Woman's Club about his own personal observations of the "human" side of the war. Ward is a sculptor in Paris, English by birth with an American wife. He volunteered as an ambulance corps in the front lines until he was wounded. Mr. ...
    Local News, 21 Apr 1916, p. 2   Mr. Herbert Ward gave a lecture at the Woman's Club about his ...
  • Lt. Alfred Abeles of Air Force is Reported Missing
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 3     2nd Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles of the Army Air forces has been missing in action over Germany since January 23, his wife, the former Shirley Elling, was notified by offical telegram Sunday night. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth street, Wilmette. Entering service in 1943, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 3   2nd Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles of the Army Air forces has been ...
  • S-Sgt. Hoffmeyer Killed in Action Sept. 8 in India
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7     S/Sgt. Henry G. Hoffmeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Hoffmeyer, 1418 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, was killed in action September 8 in India, according to a notification from the War Department received Thursday of last week by his wife, Judith, of Lake Villa. Sergeant Hoffmeyer, who was 29 years ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7   S/Sgt. Henry G. Hoffmeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Hoffmeyer, ...
  • Walter Campana Loses Life in Plane Crash Near Malden
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944     Pvt. Walter Campana, age 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic M. Campana, 251 Linden avenue, Wilmette, lost his life September 21 in a plane crash near Malden, Mo.Funeral services were held Saturday morning at St. Francis Xavier church, with burial in Calvary. Besides his parents, Private Campana is survived ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944   Pvt. Walter Campana, age 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic M. ...
  • Pvt. Albert Sargent Killed in Action in  European Area
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7     Pvt. Albert A. Sargent was killed in action September 9 in the European area. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Sargent, 435 Ridge avenue, Wilmette, were notified on Thursday of last week. He was the brother of S/S John W. Sargent of the Army Air forces, Virginia, and Robert...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7   Pvt. Albert A. Sargent was killed in action September 9 in the ...
  • Second Lieutenant William Pope, 904 Lake Ave., wounded in line of duty
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Sep 1918, p. 7, column 1     William Cooke Pope...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Sep 1918, p. 7, column 1   William Cooke Pope...
  • Kenilworth Flyer Among the Missing [Charles P. Macklin]
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Jun 1918, p. 1, column 1     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Jun 1918, p. 1, column 1   ...
  • Resident 318 Fourth St. recovered from shell shock
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Aug 1918, p. 6, column 4     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Aug 1918, p. 6, column 4   ...
  • Paul C. Deiley, Drill master, former Sergeant in 1st Cavalry, killed in war
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Nov 1918, p. 1, column 3     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Nov 1918, p. 1, column 3   ...
  • Marine wounded by shrapnel
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jul 1918, p. 4, column 3     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jul 1918, p. 4, column 3   ...
  • Obituary:  John Arthur Phillips, Jr.
    Emily Thayer, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Nov 1983, p. 5     Wilmette resident John A. Phillips, Jr., 23, died in the Oct. 23 bombing of the U.S. Marine Headquarters in Beiruit. Description of the funeral service at First Congregational Church of Wilmette on Sunday. Burial at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Nancy and ...
    Emily Thayer, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Nov 1983, p. 5   Wilmette resident John A. Phillips, Jr., 23, died in the Oct. 23 ...
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