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Thomas (#47966515)
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Bio Photo My Book the "History of 318 Field Hospital", 442 pages, is available online. With the help of many, you will read the real life first hand account of the soldiers who went to war in France during 1918-1919. Check my virtual cemetery on the 318th.

I could still use some assistance finding the remaining seven unit members (listed below). So far I have found 85 soldiers - see my virtual cemetery:

Rank-Name, WWI Address, State, Born, other information to help search; FAG# included for eight of the ten.

Sergeant Jack G. Bernstein (Burnstein), 361 Levania (Livonia) Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. Lived in an area commonly called Brownsville. Born about 1893. He enlisted in Ft. Slocum, NY on Mar 21, 1914. He was discharged on Jul 12 1919 - furlough to reserve. His father was Paul Burnstein and mother Minnie Burnstein, both of Romania (Russia). Some brothers/sisters are Guisse, Joe, Ida, and Herman. (Memorial# 166335333)
Private Antonio De Santiss (DeSantis), 220 or 330 Lancaster St., Leominster, Massachusetts. Born in Italy. His brother is likely Christoforo DeSantis. (Memorial# 166381847)
Private James Hartley, 253 W. 23rd St., born Trinidad and Tobago, Oct 10, 1890. Enlisted on Jun 10, 1917. Promoted to PFC on Mar 4, 1919. Discharged Jun 9, 1919. He died Mar 14, 1982. Last known residence: Massapequa, Nassau County, NY. I requested the NY Death Certificate but the State won't let me see it and returned my check!! (Memorial# 166080252)
Private John Thomas Jenick, Greensburg, Pennsylvania. John Jenick, born Nov 19, 1895. Wife was Margaret Forgach Jenick, children: Florence, Margaret, John, and Robert. Father was Jacob Jenick and mother, Mary Jeneski Jenick. In 1934 he lived at 9173 Girardin St., Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. He died on Nov 10, 1977 in Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan. (Memorial# 166198850)
PFC John L (Lewis) Leonardi, 320 East 45th St., New York City, NY, born Feb 10, 1895. He also lived at 343 (& 338) East 47th Street, NY at one time. (Memorial# 166380468)
Private J. Washington Robinson, 3924 N. 16th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Person of same name, born about 1892, married to Anna Marie Robinson.
He was born May 16, 1888 in Philadelphia. In 1934 he resided at Southwest corner of Wayne Ave & Johnson Street. He lived at 5407 Chestnut Street at entry in service. He parents are buried in Mount Peace Cemetery (Roswell Andres Robinson & Louise Marie (Herbert) Robinson); children in 1934 were Anna Marie Robinson (12)and Frances M Robinson (18). (Memorial# 166356196)
Private Harry Strohm Shaak, 4634 N. 11th St., Philadelphia; 7305 North 21st Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. born Jun 27, 1889. His wife was Carlina (Martinez) Shaak. Children in 1934 were Jane and Antoinette Shaak. His father was Frank W. Shaak and mother, Elizabeth Shaak. He resided at 7305 No. 21st Street, Philadelphia in 1934. (Memorial# 165904850)
At least nine new members of the 318th joined the unit while in France and returned to the U.S. aboard the Rotterdam from Brest, France, on May 20, 1919. These soldiers will be added to the 2nd edition of "History of 318 Field Hospital."

1. Harry Frank Aughenbaugh, Memorial# 55105171
2. Private John R. Barnes, Memorial# 326580
3. Private Guy Gaetano Barone, Memorial# 179249321
4. Captain John Hightower Cooper, Memorial# 118206983
5. Captain Francis Allen Richardson, Memorial# 23087893
6. Captain Maurice Leonard "Rich" Richardson, Memorial# 74966023
7. Captain Home Garfield Scranton, Memorial# 89401445
8. Private George C. Zahn, Memorial# 103815763

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