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We Forget Today: A Daughter’s Love for her Father, Jean Barnes-Butts and Russell Kingsley Barnes

  We forget today just what an impact World War I had on the lives of its participants and their families.   1917-18 and Post-War On August 1, 1917 Russell K. Barnes became a PFC in the 101st Field Artillery Regt., 26th Division, AEF.  On March 4, 1918 he was promoted to Corporal and on May 18, 2018 he became the Regimental Sgt. Major.  On Sept. 8, 1918 he was commissioned a Lt. and was re-assigned to the 1st Division, AEF.  Lt. Barnes would survive Continue reading →