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Wali Muhommad

Submitted by: Tanveer Kalo

no photo 300Wali Muhommad served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Known July 17, 1917 to August 18, 1919.


Private Wali Muhommad was born about 1896 in Peshawar, British India. He enlisted in the U.S Army at the age of 21 on July 17, 1917 in Buffalo, New York. .Muhommad's New York state military service abstract listed his race as white.

He served with Battery A 3rd Field Artillery( Battery A 106 Field Artillery until December 23, 1918. Then he served with Company D Battalion 2 Army military police until April 14, 1919. Muhommad was then with 299 military police company until his discharge.

Muhommad departed from Newport News, Virginia on the ship Matsonia with Battery A 106 Field Artillery on June 6, 1918 He served overseas from June 6, 1918 to August 10, 1919 and was honorably discharged on August 18, 1919.

He filed a petition for naturalization with the New York Supreme Court on August 28, 1919.

On March 8, 1938 at age of 41 Wali Muhommad arrived to New York City from London on the ship American Farmer.


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