Soldier Summary

Edson A. Williams

Military History

Rank: Private; Corporal

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

ResidenceMinneapolis, MN
Missing in action[1]1/19/1919Ust Padenga (Russia)
BurialWhite Chapel Cemetery (Troy, Mich.)
Returned to the U.S.1929

[1]Hugh D. McPhail papers, 1918-1957  [View online]

Michael J. Macalla papers, 1918-1956

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

The romance of Company "A", 339th infantry, A. N. R. E. F.



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