fbpx
Mule Rearing gas masks pilots in dress uniforms African American Officers doughboys with mules The pilots African American Soldiers 1 Riveters

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.

Story of Service

 

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

5a3899771550a 44509 3421606198 0038 00676 5a389977163b5 46920 162028006074 0059 00201 

About Family Ties Button

Stories of Service Button 250

 

submitservice revise

Family Webinar 250

submitservice revise

Documenting Doughboys 260

donateartifact revise


RollofHonorSideButton

genealogicalresources revise

 

 

Navy Log Button 250

"Pershing" Donors

$5 Million +


Founding Sponsor
PritzkerMML Logo


Starr Foundation Logo


The Lilly Endowment