Tag Archives: Chateau-Thierry

Gold Star Mother Emma Martin Morin of Biddeford

Gold Star Memorial in Lewiston

American Gold Star families are immediate relatives of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have been killed in combat or in support of certain military activities. Emma Martin Morin was a Gold Star mother as the result of her son Napoleon’s death at the 1918, Battle of Chateau Thierry, during World War I, in France.  […]

From Maine to France and Somehow Back Again – World War I biography

Mark D. LeBlanc and John M. LeBlanc

LEWISTON, Me – A special perspective about World War I, was presented in a biography, written by the grandson of the Maine veteran, John M. Longley, of Maine, who served in “The War to End All Wars“. When World War I (1914-1918) history is discussed, I immediately reflect on my husband’s family. In fact, my […]