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Allegheny County, PA / WWI Military Service

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This webpage contains links to old (1917-1918) Pittsburgh, PA area newspaper articles and interviews
reflecting the views of our hometown military personnel and their war-time activities
while fighting for our freedoms. Includes some casualty references, names, dates and locations.

This listing was indexed by Lynn Beatty (genlist@hot-nospam-mail.com),
current (2011) listmember of the Rootsweb Allegheny County PA Mailing list (PAALLEGH),

using Google Newspaper Archives to search these newspaper images.

To use this webpage properly, viewers should first select from the alphabetical listing of 
specific names found on the USGenWeb Archive webpages shown below.
(This will take you to another website)

When you've found the name of interest, in a column further to the right of that name,
you will find the Date of Publication (DOP) and newspaper name.

Write it down: (i.e. SMITH, Paul F., 1918-08-16, Pitts Press)
then return to this page (use your BACK key) and click on the date listed further below, under the newspaper name.


(Select from the USGenWeb alphabetical listings)

military-index-a.txt
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military-index-d.txt
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military-index-f.txt
military-index-g.txt
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military-index-i.txt
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military-index-o.txt
military-index-p.txt
military-index-q.txt
military-index-r.txt
military-index-s.txt
military-index-t.txt
military-index-u.txt
military-index-v.txt
military-index-w.txt
military-index-x-y.txt
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The Pittsburgh Press

                    
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The Gazette Times

                             




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The Greensburg Daily Tribune

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ABBREVIATIONS USED

KIA    Killed in Action
MIA   Missing in Action
POW  Prisoner of War
FA      Field Artillery
Inf       Infantry
Reg     Regiment
Cav     Cavalry
Co      Company
Cpl     Corporal
Pvt      Private
Sgt      Sergeant
Maj     Major
Lt        Lieutenant
Lt. JG  Lieutenant Junior Grade
         USNR   United States Naval Reserve

App Seaman     Apprentice Seaman

Batt     Battalion

Can & Br Army Canadian & British Armies
Bio     Short Biography
Eng     Engineers
Ord     Ordnance
Dep     Depot
Mach Gun Machine Gun
Ens     Ensign
DSC   Distinguished Service Cross
Mech  Mechanic
MP     Military Police
Art      Artillery
Trans  Transportation



To view a compilation of Pittsburgh Press "War" articles, which contributor Lynn Beatty has blended together titled:
"A History of Pittsburg and the Western Pennsylvania Troops in the War -- by John V. Hanlon"
Please click HERE.
(This will take you to USGenWeb Archives website)





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SECTION 10 -- ALLENTOWN, PA. -- July, 1917 (45 men)
Unit Mascot, Albert E. Zinggeler (photo1) (photo2) & unnamed dog.

(Front Row, L-R) Pinkus, George, Gorton, Mack, Davis, Unknown, Abbott, Van Voast, George K. Brady, Freese, Beach, Moore, Hamilton, Unknown, O'Connor

(Middle, L-R) Turfts, Nash, H. Guild, Baldwin, Swartley, Kirkland, McCloskey, R. Chase, Ladd, Baldwin, Jaffar, Chane, Campbell, Heinz

(Rear, L-R) Sealy, G. Smith, Grant, Huy, Strehlke, Tucker, Daly, Brown, Hartwell, Know, Fisher, Higgins, Morton, F. Guild, Wiener, Wyche.


S.S.U.-510 - CAMP DIX, N.J. - April, 1919 (29 men)
(Front Row, L-R) - R. Chase, Chane, George, E. Miller, Kirkland, Ladd, Pinkus

(Middle, L-R) - Unknown, Campbell, Morton, Brown, G. Smith, Beach, Hartwell, Swartley, Tucker

(Rear, L-R) - Wright, Higgins, Unknown, H. Guild, Davis, Tufts, Gorton, Fisher, Unknown, F. Guild, Mack, Strehlke

(George K. Brady was a First Lieutenant of the Army Ambulance Service, Sec. 642 and served with the French Army as C.O. 
He was honorably discharged on 30 Mar 1919 at Camp Dix, NJ.)
To view a Roster of UNITED STATES ARMY AMBULANCE SERVICE, Section No. 10, LIST OF PERSONNEL,
compiled by Stephen Gentner,  click here.

(Courtesy of Kay King, (kay_king1510@yahoo.com) granddaughter of George K. Brady in 1917 photo above.)




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Charles Edward Simmons (1888-1929), 11th Inf, Co. C., wounded in WWI, buried at Southside Cemetery.
The 11th Infantry saw 43 days of combat with casualties of 386. Of these, 348 were wounded in action.
The unit returned to US soil in June 1919.

(Photo - Courtesy of A. S. Eldredge)


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Posted:  February 2, 2011    Last Update:  June 1, 2011


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