Jacob Cuznar

Jacob Cuznar

(July 17, 1881 — September 21, 1965), Slovenian soldier in the U.S. Army, served two tours of duty in the Philippines.

April 28, 1911

On the 28th of April at 11 ‘clock in the evening, I said farewell to a regiment of friends, the town and to Jolo. A

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April 30, 1911

We arrived in Iloilo on Sunday, the 30th April at 7 o’clock in the morning and sailed off in the afternoon.

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May 1-4, 1911

We arrived in Legazpi on Tuesday the 1st of May and sailed off in the afternoon and sailed into Manila on Wednesday afternoon at 6

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May 5, 1911

On the 5th of May, we were checked by the doctor and received permission to remain on the Philippine islands.

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May 8, 1911

On 8th of May, a number of my friends with whom I served left the Philippines, sailing on a transport steamboat towards America.

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June 26-27, 1911

On the 26th June my service duty was over, I received an excellent Army report and the next day received over 600 dollars in cash

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July 3, 1911

On the 3rd of April [July] I left Manila for Camp Stotsenburg in the north of Luzon Island, and found work at the H.M. Lut.

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August 19-26, 1911

On the 19th of August, I went to Corregidor fortress and stayed there overnight. The next day I returned to Manila and remained there until

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April 4, 1916

On Friday, the 4th of April, I received a telegram from Washington that I have to go by transport to the Philippine Islands.

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