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Owen J. Ambs

Submitted by: Kevin JC Gonzalez {grandson}

Owen J Ambs

Owen J Ambs served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Known April 29, 1918 to May 9, 1919.


Entered service Michigan, trained in the 85th Custer Division, 329th Machine Gun Battalion, Company D. 85th Custer became thee 4 Depot Battalion, he became a replacement troop and entered into front line service in the 42nd Rainbow division, 151st Machine Gun Battalion, Co B. Arrived at front on September 1, 1918 in time for St. Mehiel and Argonne Forrest.

My grandfather.




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