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PVT Thomas J. Shields

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PVT Thomas J. Shields Veteran

Birth
County Galway, Ireland
Death
27 Sep 1918 (aged 30)
Villers-Faucon, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Burial
Bony, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France Add to Map
Plot
Plot C, Row 3, Grave 7.
Memorial ID
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Entered service, April 4, 1918, from New York City. He was assigned to Company C, 105th Machine Gun Battalion, 27th Division. After training at Camp Wadsworth, SC, the 105th Machine Gun Battalion deployed to Europe, on May 17, 1918, aboard the USS Calomares, from Newport News, VA. Docking at St. Nazaire, France, May 30, 1918. He saw combat in both Belgium & France. He was killed in action, September 27, 1918, at the Battle of the Hindenburg Line, France.

Person notified of death: James Shields ( brother ), 86 Madison Street, New York, NY.

Address, 1918, 314 East 70th Street, NY, NY.
Entered service, April 4, 1918, from New York City. He was assigned to Company C, 105th Machine Gun Battalion, 27th Division. After training at Camp Wadsworth, SC, the 105th Machine Gun Battalion deployed to Europe, on May 17, 1918, aboard the USS Calomares, from Newport News, VA. Docking at St. Nazaire, France, May 30, 1918. He saw combat in both Belgium & France. He was killed in action, September 27, 1918, at the Battle of the Hindenburg Line, France.

Person notified of death: James Shields ( brother ), 86 Madison Street, New York, NY.

Address, 1918, 314 East 70th Street, NY, NY.

Inscription

PVT. 105 M. G. BATT'N. 27 DIV.

Gravesite Details

New York


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