Heights Boy Died On French Battlefield
Private Louis J. Freudenberg reported killed in action October 16, was a member of company M, 309th U.S. Infantry. He entered the service April 4, last and went overseas May 19. He was twenty-four years old and was born in Hoboken but his family moved to 63 Concord Street, Jersey City twenty years ago. Private Freudenberg graduated from Public School Number 6, Jersey City and at the time he joined the colors he held a responsible position with Butler Brothers, Jersey City. The young hero is survived by his parents Max and Eloise Freudenberg; three sisters, Ada, Clara and Grace, and by four brothers, Arthur, Eugene, Ralph and Richard, the last named being in the service at Camp Meade, Maryland.
Person: Louis Julius Freudenberg I (1894-1918). Source: Hudson Observer, Friday, November 22, 1918. Note: The original halftone photo from the newspaper has been replaced with this black and white scan of the same image from the original from the family archive.