Burlington Re-Discovers Hero
Although the KU Memorial Unions mention him on the KUHistory.com website, and his picture and name are on the walls here at the Kansas Union, apparently William T. Fitzsimons’ history was forgotten, for a time, in his hometown of Burlington, KS. Read about Burlington’s ceremony to recognize this World War I hero. http://www.wibw.com/home/localnews/headlines/First-American-Casualty-In-WWI-From-Kansas-Honored-181274791.html
Read more on KUHistory.com in the article “A Death in France“.