World War I

THOMAS N. MERRITT, Gave His Life

19 May 2018

Thomas Newell Merritt, another Dallas County lad who gave his life for his country will be laid at rest Sunday afternoon at 1 o’clock in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, not far from Rowlett. The soldier for whom the final services are to be held Sunday is Thomas N. Merritt, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. […]

ERNEST EUGENE WELLS, 1897-1918

20 February 2018

Ernest Eugene Wells, 21 year old Dallas boy, a soldier at Camp Travis, drained a bottle of carbolic acid while his father waited to take him to the train this morning. He died 20 minutes later at Emergency Hospital. Wells young wife is ill. Ever since he came home on furlough she has laid at […]