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Rama Heirder Singh

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Rama Heirder Singh served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Unknown .


Private Rama Heirder Singh was born in 1889 in Amishah or khalra, British India. He immigrated to the United States in May 1907 from Vancouver, Canada at age of 25. The U.S., Border Crossings from Canada list from this period recorded his race as East Indian and occupation as a laborer. Singh settled in Washington state.

By 1917, Singh was working as laborer at a saw mill and lived at Cosmopolis, Washington. He registered for the draft on June 5, 1917 in Cosmopolis. Singh's draft card listed his race as Hindu(East Indian).

Private Singh was assigned to 166 Depot Brigade until his discharge. On July 31, 1918, while in the military, Singh applied for U.S. naturalization at Camp Kearny.

The date of his discharge is unknown.

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