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Henry Zeller

Submitted by: Wanda Zeller Peterson {granddaughter}

Henry ZellerHenry Zeller served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Known August 28, 1918 to January 27, 1919..

 

My Grandfather Henry Zeller was in the United States Army, his service number (SN) was: 4 706 169.

His dates of service: He was inducted at Carson, ND on August 28, 1918 and sent to Camp Lewis, WA. He served in the 166th Depot Brigade to September 6, 1918; Company H, 76th Infantry to discharge on January 27, 1919 at Camp Lewis, WA. He was only in for 5 months. He was a Private First Class.

He was born in the United States of parents who were Germans from Russia. He was very proud of his German Heritage and very proud to have served in the US Army. Decorations and Awards per the National Archives and Records Administration: WWI Victory Medal and WWI Victory Button (Bronze).

He married Leontina Mueller on June 15, 1919 at Delmont, SD. She and her family were also of Germans From Russia heritage.

He was an honorary life member of the American Legion. He had great pride in that as well.

His living family members do not have any specific stories about his military service. We do have a few pictures of him at Ft. Lewis, WA.

He died August 18, 1983 in Bismarck, ND.

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