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Joseph Audeon, World War I French Orphan, c. 1915

Joseph Audeon, a French Orphan
New York State Archives, NYSA_A0412-78_B33_F16_Audeon
Document Description
Photograph of a French orphan, Joseph Audeon. Joseph's father was a decorated soldier who had been awarded the war cross with a palm and won the citation of the order of the regiment. His father died in World War I on September 25, 1915. As an orphan, Joseph received assistance from the school children of Malverne, N.Y.

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