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World War I, Comanche County, Kansas

The Western Star, May 10, 1918.

Death of Harold Hind

All old timers in and around Protection will remember Harold Hind, aged nearly 26 and son of D. W. Hind, whose home was two miles east of that city and who died several years ago. The dead body of Harold was brought home from Fort Riley on Thursday of last week for burial in the Protection cemetery.

Harold had been a member of the National Army in training at Camp Funston for about six months, being a member of the One Hundred Sixty Fourth Depot Brigade. He died on Monday April 29, in the Base Hospital at Fort Riley from an attack of meningitis - Tubercular. He had been sick about 10 days.

Private Hale, who was a New Mexico companion of the deceased, accompanied the body home. Harold is survived by two sisters, Miss Emma Hind of this county and Mrs. A. E. Schold of Silverlake, Wash., also by his step mother, Mrs. D. W. Hind, of Protection-tp.

His full name was John Harold Hind.

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