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Petersen, Hans T.

PETERSEN

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 4/7/2007 at 17:36:55

Petersen, Hans T.

Buckingham, IA

Serial No: 3679914

Born: Feb. 5, 1889

Parents: Christian and Bertha Petersen

Entered Army: Jun 26, 1918

Training in US: Camp Dodge, IA

Left for Overseas: New York, Aug. 4, 1918; arrived England, Aug. 16, 1918

Assigned 88th Div, Co. K 351st Inf.

Sent to Front: Oct. 21, 1918, with 88th Div. Haute Alsace, Oct. 21-23, 1918

Returned to US: Brest, France, May 3, 1919 to Newport News, VA on May 31, 1919

Discharged: Camp Dodge, IA, Jun 7, 1919. Rating: Pvt

Months in Service: In US, 1-1/2; overseas, 10

Guarded Gen. Pershing’s son for a period of time

Died: Sept. 22, 1939, Traer, IA

(no photo available)

(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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