Casper, James, Pvt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
657-Medical Aidman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1919-1919, 345, 158th Infantry Brigade
Service Years
1918 - 1919
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Private


Five Service Stripes



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1895
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Blackwell

Date of Passing
Apr 01, 1965
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Wound Chevron (1917-1932) World War I Victory Button WWI Discharge Pin (Wounded)

Army Honorable Service Lapel Pin (1920-1939) World War I Honorable Discharge Chevron Badge of Military Merit


 Unofficial Badges 

Medical Shoulder Cord Warriors Medal Of Valor Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Discharged from Army on Jun 8, 1919, Camp Funston, KS;

Honor Roll and Service Record, Kay County, Oklahoma, 1920 (Gold Star Mothers). 

SSDI: Search match made: Found James E. Casper,born 3 Sep 1895; SSN issued in Calfornia. Date of Death: April 1, 1965; Residence at time of Death shown as California, city unspecified.
   
Other Comments:
Name: Casper, James E.
Rank: Private
Home of Record: Blackwell, OK
DOB: Sep 3, 1895;
POB: Blackwell, OK
NOK: Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Casper
DOE: Active Duty: Jul 25, 1918;
POE: Active Duty: Camp Greenleaf, KS
DOS: Active Duty: Jun 8, 1919
POS: Camp Funston, KS
Unit Assignments: Medical Aid to 316th Inf Regiment, 158th Brigade Infantry, 79th Inf Division; (1918-1919) 
Campaigns: Meuse-Argonne Offensives (1918); Overseas 8 months;
(Source: "Honor Roll and Service Record, p. 32" published by Blackwell Job Printing Company, Blackwell, OK, in 1920).
   

 Ribbon Bar

Expert Field Medical

 
 National Guard Awards


 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1918, Basic Training (Camp Greenleaf, GA)
 Unit Assignments
79th Infantry DivisionTransportation Units158th Infantry Brigade
  1918-1919, 657, 79th Infantry Division
  1918-1919, AAF MOS 9310, 316th Transportation Battalion
  1919-1919, 345, 158th Infantry Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
  1918-1918 World War I/Vittorio Veneto Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Champagne-Marne Campaign
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 2
  1918-1918 World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 3
  1918-1918 World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
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