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BATES, Josiah Barton

BATES

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/21/2007 at 19:41:06

BATES, Josiah Barton

Born Jun 16, 1885, at Toledo, IA.

Son of J. H. and Mary A. Bates.

Enlisted Nov 30, 1917, at Marshalltown, IA.

Entered Fort Logan; transferred to Camp Green, Camp Merritt; first entered Co. D, 4th US Regular Army Engineers.

In France May 12, 1918; member of Co. D, 4th US Reg. Army Engineers; took part in the battles of Aisne, Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne; entered Germany with Army of Occupation; decorated for bravery; 4 stars for 4 fronts; this company, regiment and division cited for bravery.

Mustered out Aug 4, 1918 from Co. D, 4th US Regular Army Enigneers.

Corporal.

Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; compiled and published by The Tama News (date unknown).


 

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