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George F. Ziegler

Submitted by: Gregory McCurdy

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George F. Ziegler served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Known 1916-1918.


George Ziegler served in the trenches at St. Mihiel during the final major offensive of WWI. He was the lone survivor of his platoon, having been wounded and buried under his fellow Doughboys.

He ended his war experience in a French hospital recovering for several months from the effects of mustard gas.

He later returned to Pittsburgh where he was employed with Western Electric as an Inspector.




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