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|Title:||Schuren Family Collection|
|Abstract:||This collection contains three booklets pertaining to the war duty of the Schuren family during World War I. Names inscribed in the booklets include Henry J. Schuren of Stanhope, NJ., Otto Joseph Schuren and J. Schuren.|
|Quantity:||.03 linear feet|
|Collection Number:||MG 1662|
August Schuren was an immigrant to Newark, a cabinetmaker by occupation, who fought in the Franco-Prussian War. He had several sons, among them Otto Joseph Schuren and Henry Joseph Schuren. Otto Joseph Schuren (1894-1971) served in Company M, 113th Infantry, 29th Div. in World War I during 1917-1919. Henry J. Schuren (1898-1984) also served during World War I in Company A 130 Machine Gun Battalion and was involved in the Battle of Verdun. No information is available on the J. Schuren mentioned in the collection.
Included are three World War I related handbooks belonging to the Schuren family. There is Otto Joseph Schuren's "Handbook to Northern France" which provided useful details on the terrain and topography of the area. There is also a pamphlet titled "The Burial of War Veterans" published in Hoboken, N.J. ca. 1930, with the name Henry J. Schuren stamped inside. There is a booklet titled "Manual of Guard Duty" of the U.S. Army, published in 1908 with the name J. Schuren stamped inside. The first 30 pages are missing.
|The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.|
|Schuren, Henry Joseph.|
|Schuren, Otto Joseph, 1894-1971.|
|United States. Army--Guard duty.|
|United States. Army--Handbooks, manuals, etc.|
|Funeral service--New Jersey.|
|Military art and science--Soldiers' handbooks.|
|Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of--New Jersey.|
|World War, 1914-1918.|
|Manuals (Instructional Materials)|
This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1662, Schuren Family Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.
Gift of Henry J. Schuren Jr., 2003.
|1||1||3 World War I related handbooks||1908-ca. 1930|
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