100 Years Ago
Cove Soldier Home for Burial
April 22, 2021
Herald of April 22, 1921
The remains of Robert F. Sollenberger, one of the first World War I servicemen called from the Williamsburg area, arrived for burial in home territory. While on patrol duty less than three months after his arrival in France, he was killed by flying shrapnel on Aug.4, 1918. The Bonner-Sollenberger Legion post turned out in body at services for their comrade in the Williamsburg Church of the Brethren and burial in the Sparr Cemetery.
Undertaker C.L. Maneval, assistant to J.P. Rearick for some time, relocated to an Everett business. Kenton Miller of Curryville became a...