Soldier Summary

Golden Charles Bahr

Military History

Rank: Private

Unit: United States. Army. Infantry, 339th. Company M.

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Events
EventDatePlaceDetails
ResidenceCopemish, MI
BirthMarilla, MI
Entered service[1]6/24/1918Fort Custer (Mich.)Camp Custer, Mich. Pvt. Co.16, 160th D.B.
Arrived Archangel, Russia. Was on active duty with his unit, Co. M., on the rr front[1]9/4/1918
Arrived home at his parents farm in Marilla, Mich.[1]2/22/1919
Buried in Marilla Township Cemetery[1]3/14/1919
Died[1]3/12/1919at home
Discharged at Camp Custer, Mich. 3rd Co. C Convalescent Center, 160th D Brigade[1]2/20/1919
Hospitalized, Red Cross Hospital in Archangel, Articular Rheumatism[1]11/19-25/1918
Left England for Russia on the Somalia[1]8/1918
Left England, arriving NY Jan.13, hospitalized at debarkation hospital in NY[1]1/1919
Left U.S. for England, trained there at Bullswater Camp[1]7/21/1918
Listed by Convalescent Depot, U.S. Troops, with men unfit for duty: Articular Rheumatism [1]11/26/1918
Listed by Office Chief Surgeon, Supplemental list of Convalescents recommended for return to England: Arthritis, chronic, general[1]11/26/1918
Listed with Convalescents for evacuation: arthritis, chronic, general[1]12/2/1918
Loss from flu and exposure[2]11/1918
Ordered to be evacuated to England[1]11/30/1918
Sailed on the Baltic from Archangel to hospital in England[1]12/7/1918
Suffered a paralytic stroke at home[1]3/10/1919
Transferred from NY Hospital to Camp Custer, Mich.[1]1/1919
Birth3/5/1887
Died3/12/1919
Sources

[1]Golden C. Bahr papers, 1918-1919

[2]"M" Company 339th infantry in North Russia

 

 

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