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Griffin, Ralph H.

GRIFFIN

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/24/2007 at 10:42:08

Griffin, Ralph H.
(First Lieutenant)

Born Sep 22, 1894 in Tama County, IA.

Son of H. B. and Mary M. Griffin.

Enlisted May 12, 1917 at Iowa City, IA.

Entered Ft. Snelling; transferred to Camp Dodge, Camp Mineola; first entered 165th NY Reg.; transferred to Co. C, 167th Inf., 42nd Div.

In France Nov 21, 1917; member of Co. C, 167th Inf., 42nd Div.

In battles of Champagne, Chateau Theirry, Ouieq Leringes, Villus-Sur Fue, Sergy, Toul, St. Mihiel.

The 167th Inf. was cited for bravery.

Commissioned at Ft. Snelling, Aug 15, 1917.

Second Lieutenant; promoted Jan 30, 1919.

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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