Bales, James, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1918-1918, 1542, 54th Sustainment Command (Theater)
Service Years
1917 - 1919
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


First Lieutenant

Six Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord World War I Victory Button Army Honorable Service Lapel Pin (1920-1939) World War I Honorable Discharge Chevron

Badge of Military Merit

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
Name: Bales, James E.
Rank: First Lieutenant
MOS: 1542-Infantry Unit Commander
DOB: Jun 24, 1892
POB: Kingfisher, OK
DOE: Active Duty: May, 1917
POE: Active Duty: Del Rio, TX
Date of Discharge: July, 1919
Place of Discharge: Camp Dix, NJ
NOK: Mr. and Mrs. David B. Bales, Tonkawa,OK
   (1) Rail Mail Services, (unit unknown: Nov 12,1918 to Jul 1919, France)
   (2) 54th Pioneer Infantry, 1918, France
   (3)  14th Cavalry, 1917-1918, France (Company A)


 Ribbon Bar

Expert Infantryman

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Squadron, 14th CavalryU.S. Army
  1918-1918, 1542, 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry
  1918-1918, 1542, 54th Sustainment Command (Theater)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
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