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30 August 1918 : CPL Charles F Brust


Little is known about the early life of Charles 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 shipped ou…

10 August 1918 First Lieutenant George L Howard, 53rd Infantry Brigade


First Lieutenant George L Howard was a resident of Brooklyn, New York and a graduate of Yale University, Class of 1905. (1) A longtime member of the 71st New York Infantry, George came up through the ranks and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant prior to his service along the border with Mexico. George returned from border service in September 191…

15 September 1918 : CPL Henry I Ingersoll


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 …