Monday, January 23, 2012

Military Monday: Lawrence E. Runyan Orders of Induction - 1918

Order of Induction into Military Service of the United States

"From and after the day and hour just named you will be a soldier in the military service of the United States."

Letter of induction for Lawrence E. Runyan, my maternal grandfather
World War I - Camp Custer, Michigan
Original letter in my possession

To see a photo of all the inductees or draftees that appeared at the Newcastle, Indiana courthouse on this day, click on this link: 

To see a photo of my grandfather in his WWI uniform, click below:


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