Will Become American

Patrick Michael Whitney of 547 Fifth Avenue, Lansingburgh, a native of Ireland, who was a member of the Queen’s Own Irish Regiment and fought all through the Boer war and who carries the scars of two wounds received at the battle of the Modder River, where so many British soldiers were killed, and at Blomfontein, renounced his allegiance to King George at the County Clerk’s office Wednesday and received his first papers for citizenship.
Semi-Weekly Times. July 31, 1914: 5 col 1.