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Owens, George Alfred


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 4/7/2007 at 18:25:26

Owens, George Alfred

Marshalltown, IA

Serial No: not available

Born: Oct 5, 1892

Parents: Henry Abner and Eloisa Jaqua Owens

Entered Army: July 25, 1918

Training in US: Camp Gordon, Atlanta, GA

Left for Overseas: Hoboken, NY, Aug. 28, 1918; arrived Brest, France, Sept. 12, 1918. Detached service.

Sent to Front: With 301 Remount

Engagements: Muese-Argonne

Returned to US: Brest, France, Aug. 3, 1919 to Hoboken, NJ on Aug. 10, 1919

Discharged: Camp Dodge, IA, Aug. 18, 1919. Rating: Cpl.

Months in Service: In US, 1; overseas, 12

Was in Army of Occupation in Germany from Dec. 25, 1918 until July 22, 1919; stationed at Trier, Ehrenbreitstein and Krippin, Germany

Present Occupation: At Iowa Soldiers Home, crippled with arthritis

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(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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