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Bert Shively volunteered for service in the 134th Ambulance Company in April, 1917, and on July 2 received a call to report at Camp Eaton. From here, he was transferred to Camp Cody, New Mexico. While at this camp he became sick with tonsilitis and appendicitis at the same time. Due to the high fever caused by tonsilitis, he could not withstand the shock of an operation, and so passed away on May 11, 1918. Bert Shively was the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Shively, of Laurel, Nebraska.

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