Americans and Folkestone in the First World War.
1)Apart from beating the Canadians at Baseball in Folkestone, there is a largely ignored history of Americans and Folkestone in the First World War.
2)Americans were American by Birth or Immigrants.
3) A large number of America enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. On the whole, they are not included here. (Some Are)
4) A number of men born in Folkestone, such as Bertram Charles Goddard, registered for the Draft in America. They are not included here.
5) The dates are the date of embarkation from Folkestone during the War.
6) There are some photos and, there are Footnotes.
7th October 1914
Clarence V. Mitchell an American who went to France to be a volunteer Ambulance Driver. He wrote, “With a Military Ambulance in France,” which is a collection of letters he sent to his parents. Crossed to France on…
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