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1917-06-05-Yunag-Draft.jpg
Latvian Baptists in West Philadelphia
James Frederick Yunag's military draft registration, dated June 5, 1917, shows that he claimed exemption from the draft because of his religious faith.
1917-06-05-Treyan-Draft.jpg
Latvian Baptists in West Philadelphia
Martin Treyan's military draft registration card, submitted June 5, 1917, shows his place of birth as Sakkenhausen, Russia, which today is Saka Parish in Latvia. At the time he registered, Treyan was employed as a carpenter in Chester, Pennsylvania.