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Kehar Singh

Submitted by: Tanveer Kalo

no photo 300Kehar Singh born around 18973, Kehar Singh served in World War 1 with the the United States Army . The enlistment was in 1918 and the service was completed in 1919.

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Private Kehar Singh was born in 1873 in Tusa , British India. He immigrated to the United States prior to 1918 and settled in Imperial, California. He worked as a laborer.

On July 12, 1918 Singh signed up for the draft. His draft card recorded his race as white and oriental.

Private Singh was assigned to Fort Eustis in Newport News, Virginia. At Fort Eustis, Singh applied for U.S. naturalization on October 9, 1918. He was assigned to Battery B of 46th Artillery Costal Artillery Corp.

On October 14,1918, Private Singh and his unit departed for France on the ship Huron. Singh and his unit departed from Marseille, France on January 28, 1919 and arrived to New York for Camp Dix on February 11, 1919 on the ship Duca D'Abruzzi. 5a38997714486 005240901 02169

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