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Schwalm, Florien

World War 1 Veteran

WWI Picture
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:
Coxswain, U. S. N. R. F., U. S. S. Corning; son of August and Jennie Schwalm; born Mar. 22,1895, Milwaukee, Wis.; ent. serv. as Seaman 2 Cl., in Benton Harbor, June 4, 1917; sent Phil., assigned U. S. S. Massachusetts on patrol duty out of Newport, for 9 mo.; sent City Park Bks., Brooklyn, N. Y.; assigned to U. S. S. Albany; tsfd. U. S. S. Corning; made four trips overseas; 15 mo. war zone serv.; submarine battle in mid-ocean for four hours on Nov. 8, 1918; tsfd. City Park Bks.; released from same Mar. 21,1919

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