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….And not count the cost.

“To give, and not to count the cost, to fight, and not to heed the wounds, to toil, and not to seek for rest, to labour, and not to ask for any reward, save that of knowing that we do thy will.” 1,225 more words

Feeling

100 years ago: Roy Edgar Pelton died

Roy Edgar Pelton died of cavernous sinus thrombosis in Toronto General Hospital on this day in 1918 (although some sources say he died on April 15th). 219 more words

1910s

100 years ago: Floyd Joseph Dwyer died

Floyd Joseph Dwyer of Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, died of a fractured skull in a flying accident at Camp Taliaferro in Texas on this day in 1918. 272 more words

1910s

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Even brown paper
is trying to escape from
our own dead KMart.

Dead KMart Series
Lubbock, Texas
photographed 3.12.2017

Poetry

100 years ago: Edward Bissell died

On this day in 1918, Edward Arthur Bissell (who had enlisted as Edward Griswould) was killed at Les Brebis in France.

The note on his… 23 more words

1910s

100 years ago: Joseph Amos Green died

On this day in 1918, (Joseph) Amos Green died of jaundice in the 14th Canadian General Hospital in Eastbourne, England.  The extract from his service record below shows that he had previously been in hospital in 1916 and 1917 with shrapnel and gunshot wounds to his hands but had otherwise been healthy. 238 more words

1910s

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Volunteers come here
on Sundays to remind us
of all the war dead.

Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, California
photographed 2.19.2017

Poetry