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Westnedge, Joseph Burchnall

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:
COLONEL 126TH INFANTRY, 32ND DIVISION Born August 16,1874, Kalamazoo, Michigan; son of Thomas and Mary B. Westnedge; husband of Eva Sebring Westnedge; father of Dorothy, Richard, Ruth and Joseph B. Jr. Enlisted in Michigan National Guard Feb. 12, 1894. Appointed Corporal Co. C, 2nd Inf. March 25, 1895. Appointed Sergeant Co. C, 2nd Inf. March 8, 1896. Elected 2nd Lieut. Co. C, 2nd Inf. May 3, 1897. Elected 1st Lieut. Co. C, 2nd Inf. Oct. 22, 1897. Volunteered with Rgt. for Spanish American War April 26, 1898. Appointed Capt. Co. C, 32nd Mich. Vol. Inf. April 26, 1898. Hon. discharged at Muster out of Rgt. Nov. 2nd, 1898. Returned to duty as 1st Lieut. Co. C

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