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Private Abde Khan

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Private Abde Khan served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Known Discharged on March 22, 1919.


Private Abde Khan was born on June 23,1891 Halwara, Punjab, British India. He came to the United States from Hong Kong in 1906. He settled in Settle, Washington.

By 1918, Khan worked in a ship yard. On October 4, 1918, Khan declared his intention to apply for U.S. naturalization.

During this time or sometime in 1919, Khan was inducted into the U.S. Army. He was assigned to Company K 160 Infantry until July 2, 1919. He then served with the QMC till discharge. He did not serve overseas.

Private Khan was discharged on March 22, 1919.

On April 22, 1919, Khan was granted U.S. naturalization at age of 28 in Seattle.

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