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John H. Collins

John H. Collins, the man pictured above, was the first Derby resident killed in World War dying on Aug. 8, 1918. His memory lives on as the local American Legion post bears his name.

This quiz has been updated with the following information that shows that Collins was not the first one killed in WWI. Click here for the current quiz.

Correct answers were received from: Marc J. Garofalo, John M. Rak, Jack Vagnini, Joe Dedo, Eileen Krugel, Bernie Williamson, Jack Skelding, Fred Grant, Bob Ahearn, John Whalen, Mary Suess, and Ray Allen.

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