Frederick "Fritz" Wissolik
Etna Pennsylvania Collection
(Served with the 80th Division, 319th Infantry Regiment,
Supply During World War I)

   

   

Fred Wissolik, as he appeared in 1917, and then at the age of ninety. It is from the dedication of our book on World War II - "The Long Road," Saint Vincent College Center for Northern Appalachian Studies. The campaigns listed were on his discharge papers.

     
   

Guys leaving the train station in Etna, PA for the induction center in Pittsburgh in 1917. Some of the are from the 80th. Fred Wissolik is in the center of the picture, seventh from the left.

     
   

Etna women weeping after the departure of the draftees. They are Lucille Broge, Katherine Ruff, Elizabeth Broge, and Minnie Gerginske. The lady with her head buried in the handkerchief was not identified.

   

 

   
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