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Exhibit L - Extract from Special Orders No. 231 - 1919

[Exhibit L]

[Extract from Special Orders No. 231]

Headquarters Base Section No. 5,
Survices of Supply

U.S. Army Post Office No. 716,

August 19, 1919.

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Par. 45. The following named telephone operators, whose services are no longer required in the A.E.F., are relieved from further duty at this Base, and will proceed by first available government transportation to the United States. Juliette Courtial, Janet R. Jones, Marjorie L. McKillop, Adele L. Hoppock, Jane Lang, Renee M. Messelin, Bertha Wuilleumier, Helen Naismith, Ida Trahan, and Eugenie Racicot. The travel directed is necessary in the military service.

"[Exhibit L]: Affidavit of Gertrude Hoppock: Extract from Special Orders No. 231, 19 August 1919," in Recognition for Purposes of VA Benefits, Hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Unted States Senate, Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session on S. 247, S. 1414, S. 129, and Related Bills. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 25 May 1977. p. 367.

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