Dytiari R. Singh
Submitted by: Tanveer Kalo
Dytiari R. Singh served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Known July 25, 1918 to February 5, 1919.
Private Dytiari R. Singh was born in Calcutta, British East India on May 4, 1896 to Tadan Singh and Kointa Podhan. He immigrated to the United States in 1914 and settled in Brooklyn, New York City.
Singh registered for the draft on June 5, 1917 in in Brooklyn. His draft card listed his race as white, marital status as married, and served in the British cavalry with the rank of private prior to his arrival to the U.S. The exact time he served with the cavalry could not be deciphered on the draft card.
Private Dytiari R. Singh was inducted into the U.S. military on July 25, 1918 at LB 25 New York, New York. He was assigned to 152 Depot Brigade at Camp Upton in Long Island, New York until August 26, 1918. Then he was assigned to ordinance training camp at Camp Hancock near Augusta, Georgia until October 1, 1918.