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30 August 1918 CPL Charles F Brust was killed in action on this day


Little is known about the early life of Corporal Charles F Brust. Charles was a resident of 3280 Hull Ave, Brooklyn, New York. (1) Charles enlisted in 71st New York Infantry shortly after the United States declared war on Imperial Germany. After training at Camp Wadsworth, SC with his regiment (now designated 105th Infantry Regiment), Charles shi…

15 September 1918 CPL Henry I Ingersoll died from spinal meningitis on this day


Corporal Henry I Ingersoll was born on 15 August 1893 and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver W. Ingersoll of 876 Park Place, New York City. Henry graduated from Erasmus Hall High School and attended Cornell University where he studied civil engineering. After graduating from Cornell in 1916 he employed with the family business. Henry enlisted with …