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Amulla M. Mukerji  

Submitted by: Tanveer Kalo

no photo 300Amulla M. Mukerji served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Unknown.

 

Amulla M. Mukerji was born around 1895 in British India. He immigrated to the United States in 1915 and was naturalized in 1918. Mukerji settled in Detroit, Michigan.

When America entered the First World War, Mukerji was drafted and sent to Camp Custer, Michigan. He was part of the 338 Field Hospital, 310 Sanitary Train in the 85th Infantry Division.

On July 21, 1918 Private First Class Mukerji and his unit departed from New York to most likely France on board the ship Anchises. Mukerji was also featured in the August 1918 issue of the newspaper and journal Young India among other Asian Indians serving in the U.S military during this time.

On April 6, 1919 Private First Class Mukerji and his unit left Brest, France on board the ship Winifredian and arrived in Boston, Massachusetts for Camp Devens on April 18, 1919.

After he finished military service with the rank of private first class, Mukerji returned to Detroit, Michigan. By 1920, at the age of 25 he was still living in Detroit, Michigan and worked as a machinist.

Amulla M. Mukerji's 1918 U.S Army Transport passenger list

Amulla M. Mukerji's 1919 U.S Army Transport passenger list

Amulla M. Mukerji's 1920 census

 

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