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Preston, Benjamin Ralph

World War 1 Veteran

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This information is from "An honor roll : containing a pictorial record of the war service of the men and women of Kalamazoo County, 1917-1918-1919" Publisher: Mrs. O.H. Clark

Optical Character Recognition:
Electrician 2 Cl., Radio Operator; son of Ben and Jennie Preston; born Sept. 12,1898, Ionia, Mich.; ent. serv. Nov. 5,1917, Detroit, sent Great Lakes; prom. Elect. 2 Cl. May, 1918; tsfd. Harvard Radio School; New London, Conn.; New York as Inspector; Hampton Roads, Va., at Flying Field as Radio Operator; to Phil. Navy Yards; released June 29, 191t. Pittsburgh, Pa. 12,1897,Frank Lewis Chapin, Phar. Mate 2 Cl., U. S. S. Wilhelmina; son of Lewis J. and Nettie Chapin; born Sept. 14,1893

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