and wounded July 25, 1918. His total time overseas was April 7, 1918 to January 19, 1919 and he was discharged January 30, 1919.
He was also required to register for WWII in1942. At that time he was 54 years old and living in Wilkes-Barre, PA, unemployed and described as 6' ½ ”, 180lbs, hazel eyes, brown/gray hair and scar on L. groin. Previous to this registration he was in the 1940 census Bath (NY) Veterans Administration Facility as a patient.
Through the years William's occupation was printer and or Linotype operator at assorted newspapers (Linotype operators enter text on a 90-character keyboard). He worked at the Stamford Mirror-Recorder, Roscoe (NY) Review, Ellenville (NY) Press, Otsego Farmer Cooperstown, Wilkes-Barre Sunday Independent and newspapers in or near Butler, PA Middletown, Orange County NY, Scranton, PA, Harrisburg, PA and Nanticoke, PA.
William S. Divine, age 67, died suddenly on October 6th, 1955 at the home of his daughter Mrs. Luther Davis in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Interment was in Mount Greenwood Cemetery in Trucksville, PA.
From the Social Security Death Index I found out that his wife died April 1980 in PA, age 88, but I could not find her resting place.