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Saunders, William Maxson

SAUNDERS

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/23/2007 at 19:54:11

SAUNDERS, William Maxson
(Died in Battle)

Born Aug 17, 1898, in Grand Junction, Iowa.

Son of Herbert A. and Hattie Babcock Saunders.

Enlisted April 12, 1917, at Des Moines, IA.

Entered Des Moines Fair Grounds; transferred to Camp Mills; first entered Co. B, 3rd National Guard; member of 168th Inf., Rainbow Div.

Gassed May 27, 1918, and died May 28, 1918, in battle of Cantigny. Buried at Baccarat, France.

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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