- .2 linear feet (1 half document box)
- Lester Lovett Powell was born in 1875 in either Saco or Biddeford, Maine. He received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1905. Powell served in the U.S. military as a physician in France during World War I. He died in 1938.
His military service:
Drafted into Federal Serv: as 1st Lt MC from NG; Capt Nov. 15/18. Org: 1st Me HFA; 101 Inf to Dec. 25/17; 101 MG Bn; Unasgd to disch. Eng: Aisne-Marne; St Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Defensive Sector. Wounded in action: Oct. 28/18. Cited for gallantry in action. Overseas: Sept. 21/17 to Dec. 30/18. Hon disch for conv of Govt: Aug. 2, 1919.
(From Roster of Maine in the Military Service of the U.S. and Allies in World War 1917-1919. Vol. I-II. Augusta, ME, USA: n.p., 1929. Accessed 7 February 2020 through Ancestry.com. Maine, Military Index, 1917-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.)
The Lester Lovett Powell papers date mostly to 1918 and are a small collection documenting some of Powell's...(see more)
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