In The Military

Thanks To Those Relatives Who Servered

Thanks To Those Relatives Who Servered

Ralph Yerks b. 6 Apr, 1894, d. 13, Sep 1918 (Killed In Action) World War I, US Army, 9th Infantry, 2nd Division Killed in Action and is buried in Thiaucourt, France at the St. Mihiel American Cemetery. Genealogy Note: Colleens Great Uncle Lloyd W. Lewis b. 22, May 1928, d. 9 Mar 2000 Served with the U.S. Army in the Korea […]

Mystery Solved:  Village of Rye's World War I Monument Names William & Ralph Yerks (Yerkes)

Mystery Solved: Village of Rye’s World War I Monument Names William & Ralph Yerks (Yerkes)

In one last act of desperation to find some type of mention of Ralph Yerks at a War Memorial,  I emailed the Rye Historical Society to ask them if there was a War Memorial in Rye.  Rye was the only town that I had had not visited because I was unfamiliar with it.  Within 12 hours, I received an email back from Dr. Ruth […]