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Griffin, Ralph Henry

GRIFFIN

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 4/6/2007 at 22:37:21

GRIFFIN, Ralph Henry

Odebolt, IA
Born: Sep 22, 1894
Parents: Harry B. and Mary M. Griffin
Entered Army: May 15, 1917
Training in US: Fort Snelling, Minnesota
Left for Overseas: New York on Nov 3, 1917; arrived Liverpool, England, Dec 1, 1917.
Overseas Training: England and France, Dec 1, 1917 to Feb 21, 1918, Co. C., 167th Inf., 42nd Div. Training areas in front line trenches: Luneville, Lorraine, Feb 21-Mar 23, 1918; Baccarat, Lorraine, Mar 31-Jun 21; Esperance-Souain, Champaigne, Jul 4-14; Essey and Pannes, Woevre, Sep 17-30, 1918.
Engagements: Champagne-Marne, Jul 25-Aug 3; St. Mihiel, Sep 12-16; Meuse-Argonne, Oct 12-Nov 10; Army of Occupation in Germany, Nov 1918-Apr 1919.
Medals-Ribbons: Victory, Army of Occupation.
Returned to US: Brest, France, Apr 1919, into New York on Apr 25, 1919.
Discharged: Camp Dodge, IA, May 23, 1919; rating: 1st Lt. Inf.
Months in Service: In US, 6; overseas, 16.
Present Occupation: Bank President

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


 

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