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Keller, Charles Frederick

KELLER

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/23/2007 at 10:08:52

KELLER, Charles Frederick
(Wounded)

Born Aug 29, 1892 in Marshall County, IA.

Son of William and Lizzie Keller.

Enlisted April 14, 1917 at Des Moines, IA.

Entered Ft. Logan; transferred to Camp Cotton, Expansion Camp; first entered Co. I, 23rd Inf.

Mustered out June 12, 1919 from Camp Dodge, Machine Gun Co., 141st Inf.

In France Sep 21, 1917; member of Co. I, 23rd Inf., 2nd Div.; in battles of Verdun, Chateau Theirry, Toul Sector, St. Mihiel, Argonne-Meuse and Champagne. Wounded in right leg by machine gun bullet at the battle of Chateau Thierry; wounded again at Blanc Mont Ridge. Co. I, 23rd Inf., mentioned for bravery at the battle of Chateau Thierry.

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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