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Private Sadeck Ali Mollah

Submitted by: Tanveer Kalo

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Private Sadeck Ali Mollah served in World War 1 with the United States Army . The dates of service are: Known August 3, 1918 to October 12, 1918.


Private Sadeck Ali Mollah was born on Janurary 14, 1891 in Hooghly West Bengal, India. He arrived to the United States prior to 1917.

He settled in Charleston, South Carolina and New York City.

By 1917 he lived at 134 King St Charleston, South Carolina.

He married Elisabeth A Pfoff on May 3, 1918 in Bronx, New York.

In South Carolina, Mollah was a peddler and merchant before being inducted in the U.S. Army.

Mollah was entrained on July 14, 1918 and sent to Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on August 3, 1918. it is interesting to note that on Mollah's World War I draft, his race was listed as white or Caucasian.

He was sent to Camp Upton in New York and was part of the 32 Company 8 Battalion 152 Depot Brigade until August 14, 1918. Private Mollah was then transferred to Company M, 3rd Dev battalion until his death.

Private Sadeck Ali Mollah died from Bronchial Pneumonia on October 12, 1918. His address at the time of his death was listed as 252 East 125 St, New York.

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