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Bovey, Wesley Evers


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 3/15/2007 at 16:00:44

BOVEY, Wesley Evers

Traer, IA

Born: August 5, 1898

Parents: Wesley Evers and Ida Watters Bovey

Entered Army: July 20 1917, 134th F.A., 37th Div

Training in US: Silver Lake, Ohio; Camp Sheridan, Ala; Camp Upton, Long Island.

Left for Overseas from Hoboken, NY; arrived Liverpool, England

Overseas Training: Bordeaux, France

Engagements: San Mihiel Offensive, Metz Front, Argonne Offensive, Bois de Boinselle Offensive

Hospitalized Overseas: Loaeville Evacuation Hospital No. 1 (3 wks), gassed.

Returned to US from Brest, France; arrived in April 1919; Newport News, VA.

Discharged: Camp Sherman, Jun 27, 1919

Rating: Musc. Istel

Months in Service: In US, 12; overseas, 10

Present Occupation: Farming

(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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