Private Minoo Phiroze
Submitted by: Tanveer Kalo
Private Minoo Phiroze served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Known March 22, 1917 to June 4, 1920.
Private Minoo Phiroze was born March 5, 1892 in Bombay, British India. He immigrated to the United States in 1916.
He enlisted into the United States military on March 22, 1917. at Fort Slocum, New York. He was then assigned to Training I 11th Calvary until June 21, 1917. Then he was assigned to Training I 23rd Calvary until August 1, 1917.
The U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger List from November 2, 1918 recored Private Phiroze leaving from the of New York with the Battery E 81st Field Artillery on the ship Aquitania. However, his name was crossed out with what appears to be the words, "Bld Corp Spies". The list also recored his next of kin, John Mose, who lived at 3rd Ave YMCA, New York.
His next assignment was Battery E 23rd 23rd Calvary(Battery E 81 Field Artillery) until February 8, 1918. Training H 4 Calvary was Phiroze's next assignment until l February 21,1918. His late assignment was HQ Training 4 Calvary till March 22, 1920.