Soldier Summary

John J. Baker

Military History

Rank: First Lieutenant

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

Medals Awarded
  • Croix de Guerre
Events
EventDatePlaceDetails
ResidenceGrand Rapids, MI
Residence1927Harrison, IN
Sources

"E" Company, 2nd battalion, 339th infantry, 170th brigade, 85th division, U.S.A. [Souvenir booklet]

Charles E. Lewis papers, 1917-1958 (scattered)

The history of the American expedition fighting the Bolsheviki; campaigning in north Russia 1918-1919

History of the 339th Regiment of Infantry, 1917-1926 (with who's who in and roster of the regiment)

The Polar Bear, vol. 3, no. 1 (Feb. 1927).

 

 

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