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Sergeant Ferdinand J. Beaumont was 35 years old and
had served in the 23rd Infantry U.S. Regulars on and
off for eight years. Ferdinand J. Beaumont received the Purple Heart for his wounds mentioned in the article.

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December 3, 1918 from The Evening Record



 

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