Soldier Summary

Clare S. McArdle

Military History

Rank: Captain/Major

Unit: United States. Army. Engineer Regiment, 310th. Company A.

Medals Awarded
  • Military Cross (M.C.)
  • 2nd Class with Swords
Residence[1]1919Homer, MI
Residence1927Saint Louis, MO
Promoted to Major4/8/1919
Transfered overseas07/1919

[1]Gitzen, Joseph A. papers

Malcolm K. Whyte papers, 1917-1926

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

Jay H. Bonnell papers, 1918-1919

Note: Companies D, E, and F of the 310th Engineers were not members of the original Polar Bear Expedition, but they did attend Polar Bear reunions after the war.



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