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Kent, Ronald Byron

KENT

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/23/2007 at 10:12:16

KENT, Ronald Byron
(Wounded)

Born June 18, 1892 in Belle Plaine, IA.

Son of Alfred C. and Cora E. Kent.

Enlisted June 28, 1917 at New York City.

Entered Camp Wadsworth; first entered Co. M, 7th Reg., New York National Guard Inf.

Mustered out April 2, 1919 from Co. M, 107th Inf.

In France May 23, 1918; member of Co. M, 107th Inf., 27th Div. In battles of East Poperinge, Belgium, Dickebusch Sector, Belgium and Hindenburg. Wounded by shell fragments and schrapnel in shoulder, groin and both knees. In the Battle of Hindenburg, Sep 28, 1918.

Div. cited by Sir Douglas Haig for brreaking Hindenburg line. Mentioned for bravery by Gen. Pershing, Gen. H. L. Rawlinson, Maj. Gen. I. Gellibrand.

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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