Casper, James, Pvt

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


Five Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Last Address

Date of Passing
Apr 01, 1965
Location of Interment
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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 

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).

   1918-1919, 657, 79th Infantry Division

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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2009
Memories For This Unit

Chain of Command
MG Joseph E. Kuhn, 79th Inf Division;
Unknown Officer, 157th Brigade Infantry;
Unknonw Officer, 316th Infantry Regiment;

Other Memories
With 79th Inf Division, Medical Aid attahed to 316th Infantry Regiment; In Meuse-Argonne Offensives. Overseas eight months;

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5 Members Also There at Same Time
79th Infantry Division

Hero, Andrew, MG, (1891-1930) FA 1193 Brigadier General
Bottenfield, Cecil, Pvt, (1918-1919) IN 521 Private
Vossen, Hubert, Pvt, (1918-1919) Private (E-2)
Keeley, Grover, Pvt, (1918-1919) Private
Barber, Timothy Lawrence, CPT, (1917-1918) Captain

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