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Legg, Joseph Emery

LEGG

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Date: 3/5/2007 at 12:50:12

JOSEPH EMERY LEGG

Hudson, Ia.

Serial No. 2154746.

Born Oct. 23, 1891. Parents: Henry F. and Emma J. Legg.

Entered Army-—Sept. 4, 1917, Inf.

Training in U. S—Camp Dodge, Ia.

Left for Overseas—Camp Upton, N. Y., Aug. 11, 1918. Arrived Tilbury, Eng¬land, Aug. 24, 1918.

Overseas Training Southampton, England; Cherbourg, France; Semur, France; Hericourt, Sept. 18, 1918. Assigned 88th Div., .350 Rgt., 4th Army Corps.

Sent to Front-—Sept. 23, 1918, with 69th Bn. of French.

Engagements — Trench duty and scouting quiet sector. Bombardment Oct. 12, 1918. Lost 4 men killed in¬cluding captain; 13 wounded.

Returned to U. S. St. Nazaire, France, May 19, 1919; Newport News, Va., May 30, 1919.

Discharged—Camp Dodge, Ia., June 5, 1919. Rating: Sgt.

Months in Service—In U. 5.. 13; overseas. 9.

Present Occupation—Farming.


 

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