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[Home Service Memorial Pamphlet]

[Home Service Memorial Pamphlet]

Date: March 7, 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: This pamphlet describes the memorial service held by the First Baptist Church of Paris, TX to honor the soldiers from Lamar County who were killed during World War I. The front cover features text identifying the event to be held as a Home Service Memorial conducted by the American Red Cross "For the sons of Lamar County who have given their lives in service of their country" at the First Baptist Church of Paris, Texas on March 7th, 1919. The inside of the pamphlet contains a program guide to the memorial events, including a list of hymns to be sung and masses read, as well as an honor roll of the fallen soldiers for whom the memorial was conducted. Jett Falls name on the third page under the list of Honor Roll individuals, tenth from the top.
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[Insurance Refund Notification Upon Death of Jett Falls]

[Insurance Refund Notification Upon Death of Jett Falls]

Date: May 3, 1920
Creator: Treasury Department, United States of America
Description: A letter written Mr. Soloman Falls of Paris, Texas informing him of his son's (Jett -- Johnny, Jetty --- Falls) insurance benefits upon his death. The letter was issued by the Treasury Department on May 3rd, 1920 and details the amount paid by Mr. Soloman towards Jett Falls War Risk Insurance, and the amount owed to him upon his son's death. The amount owed was determined to be $65.16, and the letter states that future payments will occur in the amount of $57.50 each month. The letter is typed, and was written by R. H. Hallett, the Assistant Director in charge of Compensation and Insurance Claims Division.
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[Newspaper Clippings Relating to Jett Falls Death]

[Newspaper Clippings Relating to Jett Falls Death]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A collection of five newspaper clippings relating to the death of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls. The leftmost clipping describes his enlistment in the armed forces and his subsequent assignment to the 359th Infantry division, during which he was killed in action. The middle two clippings feature a poem written "In Memorium" for Jett Falls and a "Card of Thanks" written by his parents to those who attended his funeral. The rightmost clippings describe Jett Falls and his funeral in detail. The bottom clipping was removed from "The Globe and Commercial Advertiser" of New York on Tuesday, December 17, 1918 and features a list of the names of Corporals who were recently killed. Jett Falls appears sixth from the top on the list, with a small black "x" drawn to the right of his name.
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[Company E. 359th Infantry Division listing, back page]

[Company E. 359th Infantry Division listing, back page]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A page from an unidentified document containing the portraits of 40 soldiers from the Company E. 359th Infantry division. These soldiers are displayed from the shoulders upward and appear to be wearing traditional WWI military uniforms. Many are posing as if at attention; however, some are smiling. Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls belonged to this infantry division until his death in 1918.
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[Company E. 359th Infantry Division listing, front page]

[Company E. 359th Infantry Division listing, front page]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A page from an unidentified document containing the portraits of 40 soldiers from the Company E. 359th Infantry division. These soldiers are displayed from the shoulders upward and appear to be wearing traditional WWI military uniforms. Many are posing as if at attention; however, some are smiling. Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls is featured on the fourth row and is the second portrait from the right, identified by the number 31. He is wearing a light colored military uniform and is posing as if at attention. Text below the portraits documents each soldier's name. Private Jett Falls name is listed in the second column, eleventh from the top, and his number is circled.
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[Walter Falls by an Automobile]

[Walter Falls by an Automobile]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of Walter Falls. He is dressed in a black overcoat, white pants, and dark shoes. He is wearing a white fedora style hat with a small dark band around the middle of it. He is opening the door to an early 1900s automobile. Walter Falls is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
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[Walter Falls by a Lake]

[Walter Falls by a Lake]

Date: unknown
Creator: Fox Tone Printing
Description: A photograph of Walter Falls. He is dressed in a dark suit, pants, and shoes, and is wearing a white hat. He appears to be standing on the bank of a river or lake, looking towards the water. Walter Falls is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
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[Walter Falls, Standing]

[Walter Falls, Standing]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of Walter Falls. He is dressed in a casual dark suit with black dress pants and shoes, and a light colored shirt and tie set underneath. He is wearing a fedora style hat with a black band around the middle. He appears to be standing next to a beam of some sort, possibly part of an amusement ride. Walter Falls is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
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[Walter Falls, Seated]

[Walter Falls, Seated]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of Walter Falls. He is wearing a dark suit with black dress pants and shoes, and a white shirt underneath. He appears to be holding his hat in his hands and is positioned in front of a screen painted to resemble a formal living room. Walter Falls is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
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[Walter Falls Standing by a Painting]

[Walter Falls Standing by a Painting]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of Walter Falls. He is dressed in a dark overcoat with black dress pants and shoes, and is a wearing a hat and striped tie. He is standing in front of a large painting. Walter Falls is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
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