World War I

Malone Farmer, May 16, 1917

Besides furnishing a contingent of about 40 national guardsmen Saranac Lake is furnishing quite a number of young men for other branches of the service. Louis F. Kendall, son of Dr. and Mrs. F. E. Kendall, and a junior at Princeton has enlisted as an ambulance driver in the American field service in France. Gibson Ramsey, son of J. G. Ramsey, the candy store man, has enlisted in a Connecticut army contingent. He was attending Trinity College. Lyle DeLamater, son of Eugene DeLamater, who is studying as a chemical expert at the Irving School in Tarrytown, has made application for service in the navy. The three sons of Robert H. Coleman, who owns a cottage at Saranac Lake, have all enlisted—one in the regular army infantry, one in the coast artillery and another in the Third Oregon national guard. Howard Salisbury, son of Wright Salisbury, is a corporal in the aviation section at Hampton, Va. Henry Baldwin, son of Dr. Baldwin, has signed up for the aviation, department of the signal service. Landstreet Richardson, son of W. J. Richardson, and a New York architect, has joined the Naval Coast Defense Reserve. Irving, the son of Walter Rice, has been accepted as a coxswain in the navy.