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Baillie, John Floyd


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 3/15/2007 at 14:41:49

BAILLIE, John Floyd

Des Moines, IA

Serial No. 2395730

Born: Jan 23, 1894

Parents: Mr and Mrs David Baillie

Entered Army: Dec 10, 1917

Infantry Training in US: Jefferson Barracks, MO; Camp Grant, Ill; Camp Hancock, GA; Camp Merritt, NJ

Left for Overseas from Hoboken, NJ on Apr 3, 1918; arrived Brest, France, Apr 17, 1918

Overseas Training: Area around Cateau-Thierry. Assigned Co G, 7th Inf, 3rd Division

Sent to Front: June 25, 1918

Engagements: Belleau Woods, June 10-18; Chateau-Thierry, July 8-14, 1918

Wounded: Multiple gunshot wounds, right hip and left side

Hospitalized: Evacuation Hospital, July 17-26; Neaux, Chateau, July 27; Bordeaux, Aug 29; St. Nazaire, Sep 13-Oct 11, 1918.

Medals/Ribbons: Purple Heart

Returned to US from St. Nazaire on Oct 12, 1918; Newport News, VA, Oct 21, 1918

Discharged: Camp Dodge, IA on Jan 21, 1919

Rating: Pvt

Months in Service: In US 7; overseas 6

Present Occupation: Polk County Treasurer

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered about 1948)


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