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Keith, Lindsay S.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 4/7/2007 at 00:16:55

KEITH, Lindsay S.

Reinbeck, IA

Serial No: 1792692

Born: Nov. 19, 1895

Parents: James and Mary Keith

Entered Army: Feb. 7, 1918, Field Sig. Corps.

Training in US: Camp Meade, MD

Left For Overseas: Hoboken, NJ on July 8, 1918; arrived Brest, France, July 15, 1918. Assigned 79th Div., 304th Ben., Field Sig. Corps Co.

Sent to Front: Sept. 16, 1918, with 315th Inf.

Engagements: Meuse-Argonne Defensive Sector Sept. 16 to 25; Meuse-Argonne offensive till close of war.

Wounded: Gassed.

Hospitalized: None other than field hospital.

Medals-Ribbons: Victory With 2 Bars

Returned to US: St. Nazaire, France, May 15, 1919; into Hoboken, NJ on May 25, 1919.

Discharged: Camp Dodge, IA, June 7, 1919; Rating of Pfc.

Months in Service: In US, 6; overseas, 10

Present Occupation: Farming

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


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