Groom, Ozeller, Pvt

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
521-Basic Soldier
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1919-1919, HHC, 1st Battalion, 142nd Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1917 - 1919
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Six Service Stripes

Three Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Ponca City

Date of Passing
Sep 29, 1987
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Infantry Shoulder Cord 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 

Warriors Medal Of Valor Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Discharged from Active Duty on Jun 22, 1919, Camp Bowie, TX.

SSDI: Name shows as "Ozeller L. Groom"; SSDI=31 Aug 1899/Book=31 Jan 1899;  SSN  issued in California; Date and Place of Death: 29 Sep 1987 (verified) at 92407, San Bernadino, San Bernadino County, California.
Other Comments:
Name: Groom, Ozeller O. (SSDI)
Rank: Private
Home of Record: Ponca City, OK
DOB: Jan 31, 1899 (31 Aug 1899/SSDI)
POB: Gallaton, MO
NOK: Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Groom
DOE: Active Duty: Feb 25, 1917
POE: Active Duty; Camp Travis, TX
DOS: Active Duty; Jun 22,1919
POS: Active Duty Camp Bowie, TX:
Remarks:  With Company I, 144th Infantry Regiment, 36th Division. Sailed overseas on August 14, 1917. Action in Argonne, Chateau-Thierry. Wounded in Argonne by shrapnel, October 13, 1918, in hospital three (3) months.
Source;: "Honor Roll and Service Record: Kay County, OK, p. 47" published by Blackwell Job Printing Company, Blackwell, OK, in 1920.
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 National Guard Awards

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1917, Basic Training (Camp Travis, TX)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
36th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 142nd Infantry Regiment
  1917-1919, 521, 36th Infantry Division
  1919-1919, HHC, 1st Battalion, 142nd Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 Champagne-Marne Campaign/Battle of Chateau-Thierry
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
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