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Thompson, Orrie G.

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:
Sgt. Co. C, 126 Inf. 32 Div.; son of Charles and Eliza Thompson; born Mar. 15,1898, Bangor. Mich.; cut. serv. June 19,1916, Kalamazoo, M. N. G.; duty on Mexican Border; mustered out Feb. 4, 1917; re-enlisted July, 1917; sent Grayling; Waco; overseas in all engagements of 32 Div. until Oct. 18,1918, when he was wounded in Argonne Forest; sent to Hosp., where he died Oct. 20, 1918; awarded D. S. C. July 31,1918, for great bravery in action; also awarded Croix de Guerre.

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