Member of Co. K, 339th U.S. Infantry who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes citation from French government for bravery in combat in 1918; and photographs.
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Finding aid prepared by: Len Coombs
Scope and Content:
A photocopy of a citation for bravery from the French government and photographs taken at the ceremonies at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery during which the bodies of American soldiers returned from Russia were reinterred.
Biographical / Historical:
Served as lieutenant Co. K, 339th Infantry.
The collection was donated by Mrs. G. T. Shilson, of Lansing, Michigan, in 1966 (Donor no.: 4326 ).
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