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The photos are the courtesy of George Halfmann, Jr.
World War I Veterans
The above photo is thought to be a photo of World War I vets. The second person from the right sitting on the ground is George Halfmann.
The photo to the left shows George DeFries, Jr. standing in his World War I Doughboy outfit. George's brother Herman "Coon" DeFries also served during World War I. George's nickname was "Mush" and had two other brothers who had the nicknames of "Patches" and "Happy".