Photograph of a French orphan, Joseph Audeon. His father was a decorated soldier who had been awarded the war cross with a palm and won the citation of the order of the regiment. Joseph's father died on September 25, 1915 and the young boy received assistance from the school children of Malverne, N.Y.
New York State Archives. New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Archives and History. World War I veterans' service data and photographs, 1917-1938. Series A0412-78, Box 33, Folder 16.
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