Fontaine, Leslie T. (1889-1965) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Name: Fontaine, Leslie T. (1889-1965)
Historical Note: Native of Berea, Ohio; served in the Lakeside Unit, U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 4, part of first contingent of American Expeditionary Force. Traveled to France in August, 1917, stationed near Rouen. Duties included attending wounded and overseeing base sanitation. Promoted to 1st Lt. before shipping back to U.S. in July, 1919.
Sources: Internal evidence from diary; online history of Lakeside Unit; genealogical sources.
Note Author: Aaron M. Lisec